STATE ACCOUNTANT: FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING (11 POSTS) – PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION – Head Office

REF NO: LDOE 02/18

SALARY : R226 611 per annum (Level 7)

CENTRE : Head Office: Polokwane

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate undergraduate three year degree or equivalent qualification (as
recognized by SAQA) in financial administration. Operational knowledge of BAS,
LOGIS and or PERSAL systems will be an added advantage. Computer literacy
and excellent MS Excel utilization. Competencies: Knowledge of: Sound and depth
knowledge of relevant prescripts and application of the legislative frameworks
governing the public service e.g. Public Service Act, Labour Relations, PFMA, etc.
Skills: Negotiation Skills; Presentation skills; People Management; Time
Management; Communication, both formal, and informal; Financial Management;
Computer Literacy; Client Orientation and Customer Focus.
DUTIES : Processing of financial transactions on BAS, LOGIS and/or PERSAL systems.
Check the computation and authenticity of transactions before they are processed
on any of the systems. Ensure correct attachments for every payment. Ensure that
service providers, employees and/or third party beneficiaries are furnished with the
necessary payment advices/schedules for all payments made. Monitor that
expenditure is charged against the correct budgetary allocation. Drawing and
processing of adjusting journals. Application of relevant financial policies prior to
processing of payment. Reconciliation, maintenance and filing of accounting
records. Ensure that all financial transactions are in compliance with the PFMA.
Creation and maintenance of debt accounts.

APPLICATIONS : Applications should be addressed to: The Head of Department, Limpopo
Department of Education, Private Bag X9489, Polokwane, 0700 or handed in at
Office No. J03, Registry at 113 Biccard Street, Polokwane.

CLOSING DATE : 20 April 2018; Time: 16H30

NOTE : Applications should be submitted on the prescribed Z83 form obtainable from any
Government Institution or on the internet at www.gov.za/ web page. Applications
must be accompanied by a recent comprehensive CV and originally certified
copies of all qualifications and ID document. You are kindly requested to complete
Part A, B and C of the Z83 form in full. Applicants must clearly indicate the
reference number on the Z83. The circular is also accessible on the following
websites www.edu.limpopo.gov.za / www.limpopo.gov.za and also on the DPSA
Website namely www.dpsa.gov.za. Faxed or E-Mailed applications and
applications either hand-delivered or posted after the closing date will not be
considered. Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in the
disqualification of the application. Applicants who apply for more than one position
must submit separate applications for each position, indicating the reference
number and station of each post clearly. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected
to personnel suitability checks, which covers verification of: criminal records,
citizenship, employment reference, educational qualifications and where
applicable financial records. The Department reserve the right not to make any
appointment(s) to the posts advertised. The employment decision shall be
informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. Due to a large number
of applications we envisage, correspondence will be limited to shortlisted
candidates only. If you do not hear from us within three (3) months after the closing
date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. However, should
there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are advised to seek reasons for the above
administration action in terms of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act
(PAJA), Act No. 3 of 2000