Business Manager 


Business Manager


The Inanda Seminary is a Non-Profit Company in Inanda, Durban, with members whose main objective is providing quality independent secondary education to female students in a Christian environment with a South African ethos. Inanda Seminary requires a Business Operations Manager to join their school from March 2023.

Responsibilities of the Business Manager, include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Principal by delivering on all non-academic operations of the school
  • Leading the Administration Team, Finance Team, Marketing Team and Facilities Management Team
  • Financial and Human Resource management
  • Legal Matters
  • 5-year work experience in a leadership role

Ideal candidate for this job will have:

  • Strong financial accounting skills including budget management and financial controls and relevant qualifications thereof
  • Experience of working with Pastel/Sage accounting packages
  • Good organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to plan strategically and work collaboratively with teams
  • Diligence – able to work under pressure and resilient to manage stress
  • Excellent inter-personal and inter-cultural communication skills – verbal and written
  • Highly computer literate and proficient in Excel and Pastel
  • Previous experience of resource management – human and physical

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Overall responsibility for office and business administration
  • Financial management, including financial reporting, expenditure control, oversight of debtors and creditors and cash flow management
  • Cash management and liaising with various funders
  • Management and statutory reporting
  • Budgeting and recommending school fees and remuneration
  • Responsibility for all legal and regulatory aspects of HR administration
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Involvement in strategic planning

Please submit your CV, copies of qualifications and a motivational cover letter, together with the names and contacts of three referees to:

Closing date for the application forms to be returned: 15 February 2023

Inanda Seminary is an equal opportunities employer. Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. The school reserves the right not to make an appointment.

POPIA Disclaimer: In keeping with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), Inanda Seminary will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect the personal information which will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process.

By submitting your application for this position, you recognise and accept this disclaimer.

Closing Date
Inanda, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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