ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR – GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM – Pretoria

SALARY : Commencing Salary: R334 545 per annum

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate 3 year Degree (NQF 7) or
National Diploma (NQF 6) in Finance or Business Studies and at least 3 years’
experience with an emphasis on the following: An in-depth knowledge and
understanding of the PFMA and Procurement Policies, Client orientation and
customer focus ; experience in managing a suspense account; technical
knowledge and experience of the process of reconciling various accounts ; the
ability to conduct desktop research to identify issues and developments and use
them to introduce new innovative ways of reporting, extensive experience in
financial managing and drawing up financial reports and analysis, strong
knowledge of the government communication environment and government’s
policies and key priorities; staff management and supervision skills and
experience. The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure as part of a
team and adhere to set deadlines. He/she must have excellent command of the
English language. Excellent written, grammatical and communication skills.
Excellent understanding of the requirements for effective financial management.
Ability to generate quick financial reports. Quality driven with solid independent
research skills to obtain factual information and authentic detail. He/she must have
the ability to use modern electronic systems to convey information, handle multiple
tasks and cope under pressure, and coordinate work within a team environment.
In addition, he/she must possess excellent interpersonal, communication,
interviewing and problem solving skills. Staff management, project management
and supervision skills and experience.

DUTIES : The successful incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance and expansion
of the suspense account for all services required by Media Buying and its clients,
and render support to the Directorate Media Buying, Finance section, SCM
section, clients and service providers in terms of its Suspense Account. Financial
Management of all campaigns implemented for other Departments as well as GCIS
campaigns per financial year. Proper Financial Administration and record keeping
of all memo on route for the approval of campaigns for other Departments as well
as GCIS campaigns per financial year. Compiling financial reports for the Director
and Chief Director Media Buying for reporting purposes. Compiling financial
reports to Departments to enable them to answer their Parliamentary question with
regard to Media Buying. Reconciliation of campaign funds for Media Planning,
Departments and the Directorate: Finance Assist with Audit queries with regard to
Media Buying. Assist Directorate Finance with red flags on monthly statements by
checking and verifying correct allocations of expenditure and commitment against
campaign with red flags, and ensure that corrections are done before it’s send to
relevant Departments. Confirmation of accruals and commitment on monthly,
quarterly and annual basis. Ensure that all expenditures are allocated to the correct
project account .Monthly budget projections for the Directorate Media Buying
.Liaising with Service Providers to ensure that all invoices and proof of flighting is
received and sent through for payment. Liaising with Supply Chain Management
and Finance to ensure payments are processed correctly and on time. Liaising
with SCM to ensure the accurate caption of the commitment register.

APPLICATIONS : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X
745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis
Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Matshageng

CLOSING DATE : 30 April 2018

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The completed and
signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive
CV as well as originally certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The
certification must be within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a
foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the
South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with
the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not
be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be
considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be
attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. “The
successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registerable
financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with
the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top
secret security clearance”. All appointments are subject to the verification of
educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and
security vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel
will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency
assessment. (Criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification
verification and employment verification).