Nov 09, 2017

School Bursar

  • Montessori Life Primary
  • Mbabane, Hhohho Region, Swaziland
Full time Accounting Business Development Finance Management

Job Description

Montesorri Life Primary is seeking to recruit a School Bursar to ensure the smooth financial and operative management of the school. The applicant is to have leadership qualities and strong communication skills. The candidate will work closely with parents of the school , the School Head and School Board.

The duties of the Bursar are to oversee the day-to-day operations of the school's financial services including budget management, procurement, payments of suppliers and set up of financial administrative tasks (.e.g. - managing employment contracts, ensuring compliance with government requirements, and building and equipment maintenance).

Ultimately this is a wide ranging post that encompasses the overall management of the School Office. To be successful in this role, you should be able to perform multiple tasks in a timely and effective manner, under minimum supervision. The candidate must be a team player, highly motivated, qualified and come with previous successful experience in financial management.


  • Strong financial management Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices
  • Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management
  • Solid time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in creating reports and presentations
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel in particular)
  • A relevant BS Degree or relevance accounting qualification
  • Prior experience of at least 2 years in a related field as per the job description

Applicants should provide a covering letter, CV, three traceable references and copies of qualifications.

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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