DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ACCOUNTS AND BOOKKEEPING – DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

REF NO: HO
2019/09/09
Directorate: Financial Accounting
SALARY :
R733 257 all-inclusive package
CENTRE :
National Head Office

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate degree/national diploma in Finance related field with financial
accounting or management accounting as a major subject or equivalent
qualification Minimum 3-5 years management experience in a similar
environment Must be willing to work outside normal working hours Computer
literacy Valid driver’s licence Competencies and Attributes: Extensive
knowledge of public finance management act Good knowledge of treasury
regulations and basic accounting systems Project and programme
management Change management Client orientation and customer focus
Problem solving and analysis Service delivery Innovation Decision making
People management and empowerment Integrity and honesty Confidentiality
Good interpersonal relations Understanding of Public Service policy and
legislative framework Assertiveness Ability to network Diplomacy and tact
Influence and impact Policy coordination Communication skills financial
management skills.

DUTIES :
Administration of banking and cash flow management Exercise control over
exchequer accounts, departmental ledger and activity allocations Ensure that
all suspense accounts that must have zero balance at month-end and year end
closure are zero to enable the department closes on its own BAS for the monthend and the financial year end Analyse the general ledger and trial balance of
the entire department and ensure that all accounts are correctly stated, for
example, that all expenditure items should have debit balances only Ensure
that all suspense accounts are cleared Coordinate and compile monthly
compliance certificate Prepare monthly financial statements, quarterly financial
statements as well as annual financial statements Manage Safety Web Ensure
that all officials under DD: Accounts and Bookkeeping responsibility receive
necessary training Monitor and supervise staff.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr TO Mokhele Tel No: (012) 3072173/Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: (012) 307 2079/Ms
M Marais Tel No: (0120 307 2977/Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589

APPLICATIONS :
All applications must be submitted to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

CLOSING DATE :
28 October 2019 @ 15h45

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form),
obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full.
Applications must be accompanied by a CV, copies of qualifications, identity
document and valid driver’s licence Please Note: All copies attached must be
certified a true copy of the original and not older than three months Please send
a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the
correct reference for each position you are interested in Faxed and e-mailed
applications will not be accepted Candidates must comply with the minimum
appointment requirements. Before you apply: All costs associated with an
application will be borne by the applicant The Department of Correctional
Services is an equal opportunity employer The Department will take into
consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the
Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity
Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies It is our intention to
promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the
filling of these positions In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate
race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV Applicants who
have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they
cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be
considered Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with
the shortlisted candidates If you have not been contacted within three (3)
months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your
application is unsuccessful Please do not call the department to enquire about
the progress of your application The Department of Correctional Services
reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts CV’s should be
aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and
responsibilities It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their
application reaches DCS before 28 October 2019 @ 15h45 Indicate the
reference number and position you are applying for on your application form
(Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant address as indicated
below: