Department of Environmental Affairs Recruits Chief Accounting Clerk

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6 Dec, 2013

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Environmental Jobs in South Africa, Government Jobs in South Africa

Title: Chief Accounting Clerk: Financial Control & Reporting

Chief Accounting Clerk: Financial Control & Reporting (CFO08/2013)
Salary: R170 799 per annum (Total package of R251 156 per annum/ conditions apply)
Centre: Pretoria

• An appropriate recognizes Degree/National Diploma in Accounting/equivalent NQF6
qualification or Grade 12 certificate coupled with extensive experience in Public Service Financial Accounting;
• Thorough knowledge of the PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Bas and Financial accounting process and procedures, Numerical skills, Problem solving skills, Planning and organizing skills, Communication (verbal and written) skills, Computer literacy;
• Interpersonal Attributes: Ability to work in a team, Ability to work under pressure and to cope with a high workload, Positive, Accurate, Reliable, Friendly and Trustworthy.

• Assist in developing a project plan for monthly, quarterly and Annual Financial Statements;
• Review the monthly general ledger reconciliations against the trial balance and supporting documentation;
• Identify any discrepancies on the general ledger reconciliations and propose corrective actions;
• Assist in compiling the Financial Statements and Interim Financial Statements in line with the Preparation Guide as issued by the Office of the Accountant General;
• Attend to all audit queries in respect of the Financial Statements;
• Ensure that there is proper audit trail and working papers in respect of the Financial Statements;
• Provide financial inputs into the Annual Report. Perform financial administration of Public Entities;
• Create and maintain an appropriate record and filling system for Public Entities.



How to Apply

Procedures and information to apply

  • All applications must be submitted on a Z83 [PDF] form accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document (ID) as well as a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) in order to be considered.
  • Applications available at the:
    • Pretoria centre should be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria 0001, or hand-delivered to: 315 Pretorius Street, cnr Pretorius and Lilian Ngoyi Streets (previously known as Van der Walt Street), Fedsure Forum Building, 1st Floor, Room 106, Information Centre, North Tower.
    • Cape Town centre should be forwaded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X4390 Cape Town 8000, or hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town 8000
  • Consideration will be given to applicants who meet the minimum requirements of advertised posts.
  • Please note that it is the responsibility of applicants to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • The short-listed candidates will be subject to screening and security vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment.
  • Senior Management candidates to be subjected to competency assessment, signing of an employment contract and performance agreement.

Enquiries: Mr N Leshabane Tel: (012) 310-3116
Attention: Ms K Selemela
Closing Date: 20 December 2013

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