CHIEF DIRECTOR: PUBLIC FINANCE STATISTICS

  • Full Time
  • Gauteng, 40 WF Nkomo Street, 0001 View on Map
  • National Treasury posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 23, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,251,153.00 - R1,251,153.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 251 153 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: S021/2021
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Only (No applications): [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    https://erecruitment.treasury.gov.za/eRecruitment/#/browseJobs
  • Notes
    we no longer accept applications via email or hand delivered/post. Certain documentations will still be required to be uploaded on the system such copies need not be certified be certified at point of application (ID, Qualification etc.) however will be required prior to interviews. Please note: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of appointment. All Qualifications and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), not negotiable. The status of your application will be visible on the system. However, if you have not received feedback from the National Treasury within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. NOTE: The National Treasury reserves the right not fill the below-mentioned post/ to put on hold a position and/or to re-advertise a post.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A minimum Degree in Accounting/ Public Finance/Economics/ Business Economics/ Management, A minimum 5 years’ experience at a senior managerial level (Director) obtained in budgets and the preparation of consolidated statistics, Experience in the utilising of the economic reporting format; Knowledge of the standard chart of accounts; Experience in the application of international reporting and classification systems; Experience in the utilisation of the Microsoft suite, with emphasis on knowledge of Excel, Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of an appointment. DUTIES: Some key Outputs include: Develop databases of public finance statistics on data outputs for publication: Prepare government statistics for all spheres of government for inclusion in all publications produced by the National Treasury, Produce quality data inputs for the various publications of the National Treasury, Develop and implement data interrogation techniques and processes to interrogate data inputs with the aim of improving the quality of data, Provide time series data on receipts, payments, assets and liabilities for all spheres of government, Reconcile National Treasury data with data outputs of data counterparts, i.e. StatsSA, SARS, SARB, Produce and manage a formal database that can be used as data warehouse for all public finance statistics, Develop and maintain reporting systems in compliance with 61 legislative and international reporting requirements. Develop government accounts and manage the process for the introduction of Consolidated Budgeting: Develop government budgetary accounts that includes financial data for all spheres of government, including entities defined as part of the General Government Sector, Recommend policy proposals for implementation relating to the consolidation of the government accounts for budget reporting, Prepare consolidated accounts of budgetary reporting in line with legislative requirements and international best practice, Develop appropriate procedures, guidelines and capacity building programmes on the preparation of consolidated budgetary accounts. Develop and implement the Economic Reporting Format (ERF) and Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA): Develop, implement and maintain the Economic Reporting Format for use in the budget classifications of government, Develop and implement an effectively functioning Chart of Accounts that provides correctly classified data and adequately accounts for all transactions of government, Provide strategic guidance to the SCOA Classification Committee to ensure appropriate interaction with SCOA users, Provide guidance of appropriate classification advice to practitioners in all spheres of government, Manage the roll-out of an appropriate capacity building programme for the ERF and SCOA. Participate and influence the process of developing new Accounting Standards for South Africa: Participate in the development of accounting standards to ensure alignment with budgetary formats and procedures, Participate in the Accounting Reforms Task Team, Provide comments on accounting standards issued by the OAG, ASB & IFAC. Implement international reporting standards and maintenance in compliance with international standards: Implement of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) classification for all sphere of government, Ensure compliance with the Special data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Initiate research of international classification standards in the implementing of standards and improving the quality of locally produced data.

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