Senior State Accountant

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20 May, 2016

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REF NO: SSA/EBA/2016/04-1C
24 months contract position
SALARY : R262 272 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A 3 years recognized tertiary qualification in Finance (accounting as a subject) coupled with 3 years appropriate proven experience in financial administration which include at least one year supervisory experience. A Senior Certificate/Grade 12 (Mathematics and Accounting (higher grade) as a passed subject) coupled with 6 years appropriate proven experience in financial administration which include at least one year supervisory experience. Computer literacy that would include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Public Finance and Management Act. Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations on Pensions Administration. Knowledge of accounting principles and accounting systems. Analytical skills. Customer orientation. Problem solving skills. Ability to communicate at all levels. Ability to build strong network relationship. Ability to work in a team. Ethical conduct. Deadline driven.

DUTIES : The incumbent of the position will be responsible for a wide variety of financial accounting tasks which include the following, but not limited to: Supervision of bank payment transactions, Allocation of bank payments. Cashing of payments. Reconciliation of accounts. Supervision of unpaid/returned payments from the bank, Cancellation of returned payments. Allocation of receipts. Reconciliation of accounts, Supervision of Post Office payments, Sending of files to Post Office. Cancellation of expired payments. Reconciliation of accounts, Supervision of cashier office, Collecting and recording of cash. Banking cash collected by the cashier. Reconciliation of accounts, Supervision of DIRCO (Department of International Relations and Cooperation) claims, Authorisation of journal entries. Authorisation of DIRCO payments. Reconciliation of accounts, Supervision of subordinates, Allocate work according to skills and competencies of subordinates. Develop, train and coach subordinates. Effective communication to staff. Maintain discipline. Manage staff performance

ENQUIRIES : Ms Alinah Mogaswa 012- 399 2487.

NOTE : One position of Senior State Accountant: Employee Benefits Accounting is currently available at the Government Pensions Administration Agency. The 17 position will be filled as 24 months contract. The key output from the role is to assist the assistant manager and supervise the processing of general ledger transactions.

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, Government Pensions Administration Agency, 34 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE : 27 May 2016, 12H00

No late applications will be considered.
NOTE : Requirement of applications: Must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department (originally signed) or on the internet at Must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV with original certified copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), ID document and drivers licence if a prerequisite (copies of certified documents will not be accepted). Certified documents should not be older than 3 months. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applications that don’t meet the above requirements will be deemed as regret.. Applications without an indication of the specific reference number/s as stated in this advertisement will be regarded as unsuccessful. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s).

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