Office and Finance Administrator

Full-time

Innovation Edge:Office and Finance Administrator

Innovation Edge
Opportunity closing date:
Friday, 29 January, 2021
Opportunity type:
Employment

Innovation Edge is an innovation catalyst and social impact investor. We take a hands-on approach to supporting unconventional ideas that aim to transform early life experiences for children, aged 0 to 6, living in poverty.

Innovation Edge seeks to appoint a Office and Finance Admnistrator to be based in Cape Town.

Remuneration: R280,000 – R360,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.

Start date:  This position is available immediately

Reports to: The Chief Financial Officer

The best fit for this position is a team player who shares our values:

  • Purpose-driven: We act with conviction and authentic enthusiasm
  • Optimistic: We get excited by the idea of big challenges and push the boundaries of impossible
  • Curious: We aren’t afraid to ask “why?” and go against the majority
  • Resilient: We spring back into shape after being stretched or put under pressure
  • Inclusive: We embrace diversity and take great care not to exclude or marginalise

Connecting: We make linkages between people and unconventional ideas to spark innovation

This full time position offers exciting opportunities for building your skills and experience in the investing for impact space.

Responsibilities:
Finance Administration:

  • This will include procurement, payments and posting as well as supplier management.

General Administration:

  • This will include reception, filing, managing Google Drive folders and investment-specific administration.

Meeting and Event Planning:

  • This will include booking venues, sourcing quotations, scheduling local and international meetings and following up with RSVPs etc.

Travel Logistics:

  • This will include booking flights and shuttles, booking accommodation and managing visa requirements etc.

Executive Support:

  • This includes diary management, minute-taking and key stakeholder engagement

Portfolio Support:

  • This will include a range of finance, project management and administrative activities to support the growth and monitoring of ventures in our investment portfolio.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years’ experience in similar role
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants with accounting certification and familiarity with cloud-based accounting systems
  • Fluency in MS Office programmes and Google Suite of products
  • Knowledge of Asana is beneficial
  • Valid driver’s licence preferable
  • Positive can-do attitude, able to thrive in a start-up space, and willingness to grow with the job

If you think you have what it takes, email a max 3 page CV and a cover letter clearly motivating your application to recruitment@innovationedge.org.za by COB on the 29 January 2021. No certificates please.

No applications without a cover letter will be accepted. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application – NGO Pulse Portal

For more about, Innovation Edge refer to www.innovationedge.org.za