Stellenbosch Municipality: Chief Financial Officer

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14 Aug, 2013

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Stellenbosch Municipality Vacancies for Chief Financial Officer

VAT and Accounting Specialist (9.5)  

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

A relevant recognized tertiary qualification, i.e B.Comm with Taxation as a subject
Exposure to taxing and auditing principles
Relevant experience of at least 4 years
Exposure on a senior level to accounting framework and its impact on AFS’s
High level report writing, advisory to senior management and finding and suggesting solutions for complex and operational revenue and expenditure accounting challenges
Knowledge of revenue and expenditure related transactions and its impact on AFS
Language proficiency in at least two of the three Western Cape official languages (English, Afrikaans, Xhosa)

Calculation of VAT apportionment %s
Preparation of VAT apportionment correction journal entries at year end
Monitoring the submission of monthly PAYE and VAT returns
Provide advice to relevant parties on VAT and PAYE related issues as required
Manage the resolution of all queries from SARS
Advise relevant stakeholders of amendments to legislation before promulgation
Assist with the year-end regulatory and internal audits
Assist with tax audits carried out by Tax Authorities including the SARS
Assist with the review and updating of tax systems, procedures and policies
Raise awareness of tax issues and effectively communicate tax issues to management
Guide the implementation of envisaged Regulation on the Standard Chart of Account (SCOA)
Assist( support role) with the compilation of the annual financial statements
Adjustment of processes and systems to align to relevant National and Provincial Treasury Circulars
Assist with the maintenance of the general ledger and votes structures
Attend to complex structural accounting matters
Assist with audit queries
Compile operational manuals for crucial areas of concern
Through project management develop and affect the necessary changes to the financial policies

Solution and impact driven
Self-motivated and able to take independent decisions
Problem solving abilities
Comfortable with compiling project management and excel reports
Able to articulated complex problems into solutions and actions

Job related enquiries: Mark Bolton at (021 808 8528)

Salary: R356 544 – R365 496 p.a
Post level 3 of a Grade 10 Local Authority


How to Apply for Stellenbosch Municipality Jobs

Applications, clearly marked, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, a covering letter and the details of contactable referees, may be posted to the Human Resource Management Services, at Stellenbosch Municipality, P.O. Box 17, Stellenbosch, 7599.

No e-mails or faxes will be accepted.

Please note: By applying for this position, the candidate consents to verification checks of qualifications and criminal records. Candidates must be willing to be subjected to a rigorous evaluation process. Certified proof of your qualifications and driver’s licence is a requirement for selection and must be attached to your CV. Candidates who do not submit all the supporting documentation as requested, will not be considered for this position. Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and no supporting documentation will be returned.

Closing date: 19 August 2013

Stellenbosch Municipality is an Equal Opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. If you do not hear from us within ten weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right not to make any appointments.

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