ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ASSURANCE Directorate: Internal Control

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, 9 Wale Street, 8001 View on Map
  • @Education Western Cape posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R376,596.00 - R376,596.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference REF NO: 205
  • Centre Head Office, Cape Town
  • Enquiries
    Ms W Salie Tel No: 021-467 2680
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be submitted by using the following URL https://wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za/home/, via Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
  • Notes
    NOTE: The applicants are advised to read the foreword available on the WCED website before applying for the post/s. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by Western Cape Education Department (WCED). The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Relevant recognised 3-year post matric qualification (Degree/National Diploma in Financial Accounting/ Auditing. Three to five years of relevant work experience in an accounting/internal control/auditing and governance environment. Valid Code B/EB driver’s license. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of Policy Development. Knowledge of Budgeting processes. Knowledge of financial norms and standards and the pre-scripts that governs it. Knowledge of financial systems. Knowledge of accounting, internal control/supply chain management. Knowledge of risk management. Extensive knowledge of Compliance and Financial management including the legislative framework that governs it on financial and non-financial issues. Knowledge of Human Resource Management. The ability to interpret and apply financial policies, procedures, and prescripts. Excellent presentation and report writing skills. Outstanding planning, organisational and people management skills; computer literacy (including MS Word & MS Excel); interpersonal relations; communication, formulation and evaluation skills, ability to handle conflict management; the ability to lead and direct teams, project management; research; problem solving and analytical thinking. DUTIES: Render an Assurance Service: Monitoring of compliance with regulatory framework: Conduct regular reviews at Departmental components in accordance with a pre-determined program to detect matters of non compliance. Submit reports on the review finding to relevant managers, including the root causes for non-compliance. Monitor whether identified non compliance is being addressed by the relevant components. Provide assistance with the development of corrective action plans for the relevant component, where necessary. Monitor implementation of corrective action plans. Co-ordinate financial/non-financial responses for the department in respect on external audits. Maintain financial information and knowledge management. Perform a post compliance function, particularly on financial documentation. Co-ordinate financial/non-financial responses for the department in respect on internal/ external audits including: complete follow ups, liaise with management on audit matters. Maintain financial information and knowledge management by maintaining and updating a shared drive (on the network) of all issued departmental/financial instructions and standard operating procedures. Ensure proper governance: Develop policies, procedures and processes pertaining to internal control. Identify, monitor, and render advice on departmental/financial instructions and standard operating procedures development within other components of the Department. Maintain a database of all issued departmental/financial instructions and standard operating procedures. Liaise with management and advise on policy and procedure trends. Perform managerial and supervisory tasks: The management of staff, including training and development, leave management, performance and attendance management.

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