STATE ACCOUNTANT

Job Detail

  • Job ID 177097
  • Offered Salary R261 372 per annum (Level 07)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry cooperative-governance
  • Reference REF NO: 27/2022 (MI) (X2 POSTS)
  • Centre Pietermaritzburg
  • Enquiries
    Ms CH Jama at Tel No: 033-3556112
  • Where to submit application
    APPLICATIONS : applications to be posted to: The Chief Director, Human Resource Management & Development, Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X9078, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered to: The Chief Registry Clerk, 14th Floor North Tower, Natalia 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg.
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on the new Application for Employment Form (Z83) available from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with copies of qualifications (including senior certificate), driver’s licence (where applicable), ID and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The Department discourages applications sent by registered mail and will not be held responsible for applications sent via registered mail which are not collected from the post office. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application reaches the Department timeously. Applicants who possess a qualification, which was obtained from a non-South African University, must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications. Failure to comply with any instruction will disqualify applicants. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome obtained from State Security on the following checks (Security Clearance, Citizenship, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). Faxed or late applications will not be accepted. Should applicants not receive any response from the Department within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate must be in possession of a minimum National Diploma or NQF level 6 qualification as recognized by SAQA in Accounting/Financial Management/Internal Auditing/Economics or a Finance related qualification coupled with 1 year experience in public sector financial/ programme and contract management environment. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required: The successful candidate must have: Knowledge of relevant prescripts, legislation and policies, Knowledge of budget and cash flow management – entry level, Knowledge of municipal grant and infrastructure policies, programme and project management, Presentation, Analytical and financial management skills, Teamwork and problem solving skills, Good communication skills (verbal & written), A valid code 8 driver’s licence. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be required to support the co-ordination and management of infrastructure grants and programme information with the following key responsibilities: Collate municipal and departmental project cash flows, Maintain financial reporting information, Verify claims for expenditure, Monitor expenditure against cash flow, Provide administrative support to funding component.

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