Grow Great is a national campaign aimed at galvanizing South Africa towards a national commitment towards a stunted free generation by 2030. Stunting is a social justice issue that is associated with lifelong cognitive defects, educational and employment challenges, increased risk of chronic diseases in adulthood and cycles of intergenerational poverty.

Grow Great is an incubated project of the DG Murray Trust. DGMT is a public innovator committed to developing South Africa’s potential through strategic investment. Our goal for South Africa is a flourishing people, economy and society.

DGMT seeks to appoint a Senior Bookkeeper to the Grow Great finance function, who will work with the existing team to continue to strengthen the Accounting function and controls environment.

This is a permanent position based in Cape Town at our offices in Claremont.

The position reports to the Grow Great Head of Finance, based in Cape Town.

Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification essential (B Com or equivalent)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sage Evolution experience is essential
  • 3-5 years experience, either commercial or NGO sector
  • Clear communicator, with excellent verbal and written ability who is able to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Deadline-focused and able to work well under pressure when required
  • Advanced in Excel
  • Advanced in SAGE Evolution


  • Review of the Supplier and Expense claim batches submitted for payment and ensure that all the supporting documents are compliant with DGMT’s policy requirements and have been appropriately authorised.
  • Manage the daily payment cycles, including loading payments for release on the FNB Online banking platform and preparing the supporting documentation for review.
  • Review and approve beneficiaries loaded on the FNB Online banking platform.
  • Process the current and call account cashbook daily.
  • Perform bank reconciliations for all current and call accounts, daily on Sage and monthly for the disclosure reconciliation process.
  • Perform monthly processing of invoices and payments in the Accounts Payable Ledger.
  • Prepare monthly Creditors reconciliations, reconciling the Accounts Payable vendor ledger to the Supplier statements.

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply by clicking HERE

Applications close on 17 May 2024.