Directorate Financial Accounting Re-advertisement

SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 9)
CENTRE : Head Office – Polokwane
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 6) as recognized by SAQA.
Qualification in Financial Management/Financial Accounting or related fields will be an added advantage. Three (3) year’s relevant working experience within Financial Management/Financial Systems. BAS Training Certificates. Valid vehicle driver’s license (with exception of persons with disabilities). Competencies: Planning and Organizing. Client service orientation. Organizational communication effectiveness. Self-management. Change management. People Management and Empowerment Problem solving and analysis. Financial Management. Honesty and Integrity. Knowledge And Skills: Extensive knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of Economic Reporting Framework, Standard Chart of Accounts and Government Accounting Standards (GRAP).Understanding of Departmental processes, policies and procedures. Knowledge of Basic Accounting System. Computer literacy.

DUTIES : Ensure that the BAS System is effectively maintained, including transaction
processing rules, item processing rules, item function rules, parameters and linking users to printers and the facilitation of 3rd party interfaces. Provide access control for users in functional areas such as security profiles, group profiles and resetting of passwords. Setting up of the security process which include the creation of functional groups, User IDs and workflow groups. Preparation of Conversions from the previous financial system to the new one. Create and maintain user accounts in the Department. Monitor and facilitate the clearing of interface exceptions, control and suspense accounts. Provide system, technical, functional and other support to users, investigating issues experienced and consult National Treasury or Provincial help desk where required. Support the system provider in user acceptance testing. Identify and provide both informal and formal training of users. Provide support in the compilation and maintenance of departmental procedure manuals. Adherence to the latest BAS notices as published on the BAS website to ensure procedures are adhered to. Report on system controller activity. Ensure monthly, year-end closure and clearing of suspense accounts. Monitoring user activities daily. Prepare financial reports. Assist with all book-keeping functions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Conny Kgadima Tel No: (015) 298 7000

APPLICATIONS : All Applications should be submitted to: Director: Human Resource
Management, Private Bag X 9486, Polokwane, 0700 Or Hand delivered to: Ismini Towers Building, Office No. GOO2 (Ground Floor) Registry, 46 Hans van Ransburg Street, Polokwane, 0700.
ENQURIES : All General enquiries should be directed to Messrs Mathoma Reuben, Lukheli
Packson, Mesdames, Kgadima Conny and Moremi Hilda @ (015) – 298 7000.
CLOSING DATE : Friday the 31st July 2020 at 16H00
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Z83 forms obtainable from all Government
Departments or can be downloaded from Applications must be completed in full, accompanied by certified copies of educational qualifications, identity documents, Valid vehicle driver’s License (where required) and a Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae or Resume. Applications without attachments will not be considered. A specific reference number for the post applied for must be quoted in the space provided on form Z83. Applicants with foreign qualifications remain responsible for ensuring that their qualifications are evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and therefore must attach certified copies of certificates of evaluation by the SAQA. Successful incumbents will be expected to sign a performance agreement within one month after assumption of duty and also be required to disclose their financial interests in accordance with the prescribed regulations. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. 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 tools. In order to ensure that potential SMS members have a background on processes and procedures linked to the SMS, a further requirement for appointment at SMS level will be the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government with effect from 1st April 2020. This is a Public Service specific training programme which will be applicable for appointments at SMS post. The link is as follows: All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a security clearance and verification of qualifications. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide their original qualification certificates and ID on the day of the interviews for verification purposes. The recommended candidates for appointments will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (criminal records, credit records check and security reasons). NB: Those who previously applied for posts indicated as “re-advert” must submit a new application/s if they are still interested in those posts.Late applications, emails or faxed applications will not be considered. Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in the disqualification of the application. 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, sub-section 1 and 2 of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment to the posts advertised. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.

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