ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE – Pretoria

REF NO: CFO 19/2/1

Finance Management Division
Chief of Finance SANDF

SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)

CENTRE : SA Air Force Budget Management Office, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirements: A three year Degree/National Diploma in
Finance/Accounting. A minimum of three (3) years relevant working 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 Department of Defence
(DOD)/Public Service or Private Sector. Hands-on experience and good working
knowledge of Financial Management Systems (FMS)/BAS or any other Financial
System will be an added advantage. Ability to analyze 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. Computer literate spreadsheets (MS Excel), word-processing (MS Word)
and presentation packages (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 analyzing 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 SA Air Force budget control duties and responsibilities, as
specified in the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), the Treasury
Regulations (TRs) as well as DOD Policies, Instructions and Regulations.
Provision of expenditure trends, performance management reporting on
expenditure of the Air Defence Programme through development of IC reports and
graphic presentations. Prepare monthly Early Warning Reports (EWR’s). Facilitate
the Financial Authorization (FA) process in the SA Air Force. Assist in handling
Audit Queries, Conduct Preliminary Investigations (PI’s) in respect of potential
irregularities and compilation of reports to the SA Air Force. Compile delegations
with regard to the management of essential resources in the SA Air Force. Monitor
the SA Air Force in-year expenditure trends and advise on methods to address
deviations. Provision of Budget Control inputs to SA Air Force in preparations of
the attendances to Councils and Committees. Attendance of the SA Air Force
Budget Control Committee meetings and the DOD Budget Control workgroup
meetings. Ensure the safekeeping of all transaction supporting documentation,
files and data for audit purposes in accordance with prescripts. Provide training,
guidance and development of subordinates or 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:
Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria, where it must be placed in wooden
post box number 5 at Reception. Note: (Please use reference number not Post
number)

CLOSING DATE : 31 May 2019@ 16h00

NOTE : The advertisement (s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal from
all interest job seekers whether they are serving employees/officials of the
DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside the Public
Service. Person not employed by the DOD/Public Services 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 etc) and all required
documents attached must be certified a true copy and must be dated. Certification
must not be older than three months at the closing date of the advert. (i.e.
Educational qualifications, ID Copy and Driver s license). All applications received
after closing date will not be considered. Failure to comply with the above
instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Should an application be
received where an applicant 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. If 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. Potential candidates, declared in excess must indicate their
excess status on Z83, 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 shortlisted 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 regarding the
prescribed rules. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s)
to the advertised post(s).

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