Finance and HR Manager
Support Women Empowerment in Dwaleni, Swaziland
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
We are a social enterprise whose aim is to assist and make a difference in the lives of rural Swazi women and their families by providing the training and income to hand weave beautiful, fashion and home décor products, and, to provide consumers with high-quality products, ethically produced with minimal effect on our environment.
An opportunity to be involved in a multi-tasking role that requires financial skills and knowledge from day to day bookkeeping through to preparing monthly and yearly financial statements and management accounts, and experience in HR administration. Specific goals are to update our accounts system so that it is more fully utilized, implement a stock management system that links our point of sale system with accounts, and ensure that all HR records and employee contracts are up to date. Our goal is to increase annual revenue by a minimum 30% and profit margin by 15%. In essence, this role is about strengthening the financial health of the business to facilitate its growth and sustainability.
Great for people with finance and HR skills!
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- Accounts package has been set up to run creditors, debtors, and stock management
- POS system is providing reports required on a weekly and monthly basis
- All employees have up to date contracts and their personal information is complete
- Increase annual revenue by 30%
- Increase profit margin by 15%
- Local finance and HR administration assistant is trained in maintaining the finance and HR tasks to continue after the Experteer finishes their project
- Human Resources
We Provide These Local Benefits
The business is located on a beautiful river facing property that has staff and management accommodation within it. A private studio will be available for this post.
As well as accommodation we can provide a living stipend of ZAR5000 per month.
Working in handcraft production is a complex and challenging environment. And working in a different culture provides an enormous opportunity to develop both skills and personal attributes of flexibility and adaptability. As a small business, you will have exposure to its many varying roles and functions providing the opportunity to strengthen your business acumen. Knowing that the work we do can have a very real and tangible impact on the women artisans and their families is extremely rewarding and we personally feel privileged to be doing what we do.
Swaziland is a magical place. A beautiful peaceful country and the Swazi people are easygoing. There is much to see and do and to experience, from cultural events, hiking, horse riding, white water rafting to game drives. With the added advantage of having our neighbors South Africa and Mozambique for those wishing to travel and explore further. Tsandza's owners have a small eco lodge is Mozambique where accommodation is offered to this volunteer role for free. And we are very willing to assist in organizing any activities or local travel you may wish to do.
Questions & Answers About this Opportunity
Industry: Arts and Crafts
Mission: Women Empowerment
Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons
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