DEPUTY DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION, Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria

REF NO: EP08/2019

SALARY : R733 257 per annum (all-inclusive remuneration package)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / or equivalent qualification. Registration as
a Chartered Accountant (CA) or ACCA will serve as an added advantage. The
applicant should at least have five (5) years’ experience in the field of Public
Financial Management; in-depth knowledge of Modified Cash Standards
(MSC), PFMA and Treasury Regulations. The candidate must have the
following skills: Advanced Excel:, computer literacy in MS Office and
knowledge of BAS, good verbal and written communication skills,
interpersonal, coordination and stakeholder management skills, organizational
skills, facilitation skills and a good understanding of government processes and
financial reporting. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license
as he/she will be expected to travel extensively.

DUTIES : Check annual audits and completion reports for EPWP projects. Consolidate
Quarterly, half yearly and annual project financial statements. Ensure that
Implementing Entities adhere to Supply Chain Management rules as well as
Modified Cash Standards. Prepare terms of reference for ad-hoc audits and
accounting work that must be done to support Project Implementing Entities.
Oversee EPWP project audits and accounting work done by the Department’s
appointed firms. Prepare monthly reports for the CFO’s unit. Manage project
payments unit. Be responsible for Managerial Accounting Reporting. Do
payments reconciliations. Monitor expenditure and cash flow projections for
EPWP projects. Develop and maintain early warning systems for management
of finances. Monitor the commitments. Advice the programme management on
financial management issues in general. Support programme planning and
implementation process and forums/ structures on financial administration
issues. Facilitate procurement of projects. Handle audit queries for the Chief
Directorate: Environmental Protection and Infrastructure Programmes.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. M Thaga Tel No: (012) 399 9663

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447,
Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia
Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

ATTENTION : Ms Lerato Ngobeni

CLOSING DATE : 24 June 2019

NOTE : Application must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form with a copy of
a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID document in
order to be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed
candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their
suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizen
Status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and
Qualification verification. The persons appointed to this position will be
subjected to a security clearance. All candidates shortlisted for SMS post will
be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by
the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection
panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The
Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. No faxed, e-mailed
and late applications will be considered. If you have not been contacted within
three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that
your application was unsuccessful.