Financial Aid Officer : NSFAS
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Bellville Campus Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
11d ago

Job Purpose

Administration of NSFAS Bursaries and Loans

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A Senior Certificate (A National Diploma in a Business related field will be a recommendation)
  • Two (2) years' relevant experience in the administration of financial aid
  • Computer skills (ITS, Excell, Outlook and Word)
  • Knowledge of financial aid policies and procedure
  • Required to work overtime during peak times or as and when required
  • Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities

  • Administration of NSFAS Bursaries and Loans
  • Assisting students with Financial Aid to register
  • Ensuring that records are kept up to date and accurately filed for quick referencing and audit purpose
  • Extracting data, compiling and processing a NSFAS Claim
  • Crediting of student's fee account and recons
  • Participate in orientation and open day sessions
  • Assist with processing of allowances to the students
  • Confirming validity and integrity of documents
  • Provide support to Senior Financial Aid Officers
  • Liaise with donors, staff, students and other stakeholders
  • General administrative duties which includes filling, maintain filling system, and any tasks related to the operations of the office
  • Competencies

  • Good communication skills - Verbal and Written
  • Good interpersonal skills. Computer Literacy (Main Frame ITS, Outlook, Excel and Word).
  • Applied knowledge of ITS.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of financial aid policies, rules and regulations.
  • Exposure to working under pressure with strict adherence to deadlines.
  • Contribution to team success
  • Managing Work (incl. Time Management)
  • initiating Action
  • Learner I Client focus
  • Excellent accuracy & numeracy skills
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