ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – Department of Cooperative Governance – Pretoria

Finance Management Division
Chief Directorate Budget Management
SA Air Force Budget Management Office

SALARY : R356 289per annum (Level 09)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirements: Three years B Degree/National Diploma in
Finance/Accounting. A minimum of three years relevant experience in the budget
management environment at a level of Senior State Accountant or equivalent.
Have knowledge and understanding of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),
Treasury Regulations (TRs) and related prescripts. Sound knowledge of
estimating, budgeting and budget control in the Public Service. A good working
knowledge of Financial Management Systems (FMS)/BAS or any other Financial
System will be an added advantage. Information Centre (IC) qualified. Ability to
analyse and interpret Policies, Instructions and Regulations. Ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to work after hours at short notice. Ability to
effectively function as part of a team. Knowledge of computer skills MS Excel,

Word and PowerPoint. Well-developed presentation skills, report writing skills and
ability to present budget control reports to top management for decision making.
Good reasoning, attention to details, innovative, strong mathematical, problem
solving and statistical analysing ability. Possession of a valid driver’s
license/military driver’s license to conduct official duties and attend meetings. In
possession of or able to obtain a DOD confidential security clearance.
DUTIES : Executing of all budgeting and budget control duties and responsibilities, as
specified in the PFMA, TRs as well as DOD Policies, Instructions and Regulations.
Facilitate the transformation of the Air Command Other Directors Budget holders
Annual Performance Plan into monetary terms for the Medium Term Expenditure
Framework (MTEF) maintain a costing database for the Air Command Other
Directors that is valid, accurate and reliable. Provision of expenditure trends,
performance management reporting on expenditure of the Air Command Other
Directors Budget holders through development of IC report and graphic
presentations. Facilitate the Financial Authorisation (FA) process in the Air
Command Other Directors. Assist in handling Audit Queries, conduct preliminary
investigations (PI’s) in respect of potential irregularities. Assist in compilation of
delegations with regard to the management of essential resources in the SA Air
Force. Monitor the Air Command Other Directors in-year expenditure trends and
advise on methods to address deviations provision of financial inputs to the Air
Command Other Directors Budget holders in preparations of their attendances to
Councils and Committees. Attendance of the SA Air Budget Control Committees
meetings and other Council and Committees. Ensure the safekeeping of all
transaction supporting documentation, files and data for Audit purposes in
accordance with prescripts. Provide training, guidance and development of
subordinate personnel. Managing and supervising all resources resorting under
control of this post.

ENQUIRIES : Mr S.R. Molekwa Tel No: (012) 312 2209
APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Finance Management Division, DFSS, Career
Management Section, Private Bag X137, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Poyntons building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in wooden
post box number 5 at Reception. (Please use reference number not Post number).

CLOSING DATE : 28 December 2018 at 16:00

NOTE : The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal of all
interested job seekers, whether they are serving employees/officials of the
DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside the Public
Service. Persons not employed by the DOD/Public Service are encouraged to
apply for the vacancies advertised in this circular. Applications must be submitted
on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department),
which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be
accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,
qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear certified copies
of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license
(where applicable). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in
applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must
submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in
respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an
application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an
applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the
application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and
not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or
faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates
will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- &
financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months
after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the
large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated
in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the
period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules