SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANTS (X10 POSTS)

POST 39/22 : SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANTS (X10 POSTS)
Division: Finance Management
Chief Directorate: Budget Management
SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Def Sec FMO, FMD FMO, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2A, Pretoria
Def Sec FMO, DPSP Div FMO, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2B, Pretoria
Def Sec FMO, DEISM FMO, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2C, Pretoria
J Ops Bud Man, Interns Ops, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2D, Pretoria
J Ops Bud Man, Fin Off Div HQ, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2E, Pretoria
J Ops Bud Man, UN Ops, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2F, Pretoria
SA Navy Budget Man Office, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2G, Pretoria
Fleet Cond Bud Man, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2H, Simons Town
Corporate Staff FMO, CMIS, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2I, Pretoria
SA Air Force, Heli Sys GP Bud Off, Ref No: FMD/06/39/23/2J, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 (NQF 4) or equivalent certificate plus a three-year B degree or National Diploma in Finance / Accounting/Internal Auditing. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience within budget management environment in a post of Finance Clerk Supervisor (Level 7) or equivalent level. Special
Requirements (Skills needed): Formal training and knowledge of financial management in the Public Service/ Private Sector. Knowledge of strategic planning, budgeting and of HR management practices. Intermediate communication, analytical, innovative, problem solving and interpersonal
skills. Proven computer literacy (MS Office) and public financial management
essential. Knowledge of Departmental Financial Management system (FMS)/any other financial systems, report writing system (IC), Departmental Accounting, Standard Chart of Accounts, Conventional Service Writing and staff work essential. Knowledge of Auditing, Risk Management, Costing and Occupational Health and Safety (NOSA) and Supply Chain Management will be an advantage. Ability to work under pressure and long hours when required.

DUTIES

Provisioning of a financial management services in area of responsibility. Support the execution of the financial plan. Application of Budget Management policies and instructions. Provide the FMS (mainframe) service to area of responsibility. Ensure compliance to delegation regime. Provide assistance
related to financial matters (processes and procedures). Provisioning of a budget management service for the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF). Support the financial aspects of the business plan (MTEF). Customise the financial aspects of the commander’s brief for the area of responsibility. Assist with the preparation of the Estimate of Expenditure (EOE). Capture the EOE on FMS. Participate in the process to finalise the Annual Performance Plan (APP). Provide an expenditure and revenue budget
control service to area of responsibility. Execute internal control mechanisms. Apply the monitoring and evaluation protocols. Execute monitoring and evaluation protocols. Control and monitor direct debit expenditure. Execute the adjustment of the budget. Provide financial management advice to area of
responsibility. Provide financial management advice for the financial management process. Ensure Budget Holder support for all financial management matters. Provide financial advice for informed decision making. Provide financial management direction at the operating level in the area of
responsibility. The provisioning of support for financial reporting requirements within the area of responsibility. Define the financial reporting requirements in area of responsibility. Extract report from data repository. Obtain and distribute financial reports to clients and subordinates. Interpret report and make recommendations to support managerial decisions. Provide the support for
management of financial governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Monitor reported incidents on the Consolidated Control System (CCS) wrt all financial GRC. Implement proposed changes to the internal control system wrt financial GRC in area of responsibility. Implement the recommendations from the action plan. Support the process to report financial misconduct. Provide financial
audit information on enquiries. Administer the allocated resources. Participate in a well administered budget management human resource component in area of responsibility. Contribute to the support of the budget management capability. Comply with Occupational Health and Safety standards within
allocated facilities. Ensure compliance in own workspace. Take minutes wrt financial management proceedings and appointments.

ENQUIRIES : Mr L Nagel Tel No: (012) 355 5807
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be submitted to: Financial Management Division, DFSS, Career Management Section, Privet Bag X137, Pretoria, 0001 or applications may be hand-delivered to: Department of Defence, Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in wooden post box 5 at Reception. Note: Please use reference number not post number.


NOTE : Financial Management Division is guided by the principle of Employment Equity Act; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the Division. Preference will be given to African females, African males, Indian males, Indian females, Coloured males and Persons with disabilities to all provinces.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2023, (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

NOTE

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office i.e. effective 01 January 2021 or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/. Should an application be received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be disqualified, which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant
and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV only (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of
the interview which should not be older than six months. 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.

All the best with your applications

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