CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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  • Offered Salary R1 251 183 per annum, An All-Inclusive remuneration salary package which can be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: LDARD02/2021
  • Centre Head Office: Polokwane
  • Enquiries
    Ms. Glory Mokone Tel No: (013) 766 3340 / Mr. Michael Mlangeni Tel No: (013) 766 3753 / Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo Tel No: (013) 766 3384 / Ms. Gugu Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3103 / Ms. Nomsa Maphanga Tel No: (013) 766 3207 / Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi Tel No: (013) 766 3339 and IT related queries: Mr. Sydney Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3077 / 3004.
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: The successful candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. By virtue of applying you are consenting that the department should subject you to personnel suitability checks e.g. the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks, financial check and security vetting NB: You Are Kindly Requested to Complete Part A, B and C of the Z83 in Full. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Applicants who apply for more than one position are requested to submit separate applications for each position they wish to apply for. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive and if you have not heard from us within 90 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to, within 90 days, request reasons from the Department for any administrative action which has adversely affected them in terms of section 5 (1)(2) of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to security clearance. Candidates with foreign qualifications are advised to attach SAQA accreditation of their qualifications. Successful incumbents will be expected to sign a performance agreement within one month after assumption of duty and be required to disclose their financial interest in accordance with the prescribed regulations. Note: Shortlisted candidates for Senior Management Services (SMS) will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test technical elements of the job. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency Assessment tool. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Governance (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry for SMS and the full details can be obtained by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. Note: Due to austerity measure, the department will not carry any related costs (transport, accommodation, and meals) for candidates attending interviews. The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the advertised posts. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Financial Management as recognised by SAQA. Minimum 5-10 years working experience in financial management environment with a minimum of five (5) years at senior management level. A valid driver’s license with exception of applicants with disabilities. Knowledge, Competencies and Skills: Advanced financial analytical skills and extensive knowledge and understanding of Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulation and PPPFMA and the relevant DPSA Prescripts, Computer literacy (Excel Spreadsheets, Power Point and Microsoft Word), Project Management, Technical expertise, quick thinking, functional ability, diagnostic research, innovative thinking. Core and Process 185 Competencies: Strategic capability and leadership, People Management and empowerment, Programme and project management, Financial Management Change management. Knowledge Management, Service delivery innovation, problem solving analysis, client orientation and customer focus, communication. DUTIES: To manage the financial/procurement function of the Department and to ensure sound financial management in the Department. To establish and maintain appropriate financial systems (analytical tools, information systems and models or projection of cost behavior) and policies to ensure effective and efficient management of resources. Provide strategic support and guidance to the Accounting Officer and other programme managers in the execution of their functions in terms of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 and the Treasury Regulations. Formulate creative solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of the services and the administration of the department. Facilitate the implementation of national norms and standard where applicable. Liaise with relevant role-players in the financial environment regarding transversal financial matters. Manage the financial and provisioning of logistics, facilitate and ensure the optimal utilization of fixed and moveable asset. Ensure effective and efficient financial management/administration by collaborating in the development of training programme or by providing direct training in financial matters to official of the department. Manage and utilise resources (human and physical) in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.

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