Centre for Creative Arts

VACANCY – Finance Administrator

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is committed to Employment Equity with
the intention to promote representivity within the institution.
Preference will be given to applicants from the African designated groups.


The CCA is a multi-disciplinary Arts Organisation that was established in 1996. The CCA is
based within the School of Arts, College of Humanities at the UKZN. With its vision to
contribute to an enabling environment for the flourishing of artistic and cultural
expressions, development and exchanges, the CCA-UKZN coordinates and hosts five
Landmark internationally acclaimed festivals – the Time of the Writer festival, the
Artfluence Human Rights Festival, JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, Durban
International and Poetry Africa festival. The CCA seeks to appoint on a three-year fixed
term basis, a candidate with a solid knowledge and proven experience in financial
administration and accounting systems to assist the team at the CCA to enhance and
sustain the curation of its acclaimed festivals through efficient, transparent and
accountable financial administration. The successful candidate will report to the
Director of the CCA and work closely with the CCA’s Senior Administrator and festival
curators to maintain and administrate the Centre’s varied budgets and prepare project
budgets and finance reports on reports. The Finance Administrator must be able work
on strict timelines to process payments and produce financial data for funder reports
and budget planning. The candidate must be able to work impactfully and
collaboratively with the Centre’s professional team and interns. Preference will be given
to a candidate who is familiar with the UKZN’s financial administration systems and is
able to work in a team according to deadlines that are crucial to the effective
functioning of the CCA.


• Matric plus a relevant one-year post–school qualification in accounting or
financial administration
• Three-year relevant experience in Finance Administration (Debtors, Creditors,
supplier payments)
• Procurement administration – sourcing and processing of quotations from
approved university suppliers
• Funding management and administration (supporting the CCA Director and
Administrator by efficient administration of grants and sponsorships from both
national and international funders).
• Contracts management – Engaging with Legal Services on funding contracts
and agreements
• Experience in word processing and spreadsheets
This appointment will be made in line with the University guidelines/benchmarks which
are available on the University Vacancies website on:
All applications must be submitted in the Academic Applications format, found at
Enquiries and details regarding this post, as well as the request for the job profile
may be directed to Ms Nthabiseng Ralethohlane, email address:
Appointment to this post will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service.
The remuneration package offered includes benefits.
Closing date for applications is 21 November 2022.
Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available
on the Vacancies website at Completed forms may be sent to
Please state the advert reference number in your subject line.

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