DIVISIONAL HEAD FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ASSETS

Post Title: DIVISIONAL HEAD FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ASSETS (Re-advertisement)
Reference Code: FISE584-2024 (E)
Closing Date: 15.01.2024
This Position
Seeks to Attract :
All categories (Special note: This is a re-advertisement – candidates who applied previously need to re-apply.)
Job Level: T21 (Appointment in this position will be on a permanent basis and will be subject to signing an employment contract and performance agreement, as well as disclosing financial
interests.)
Scale: R1 117 920,00 – R1 552 656,00 per annum
Estimated Remuneration Package: R1 613 680,08 – R2 167 017,86 per annum

Job Purpose To exercise control over the financial reporting and assets function with the aim to maintain an impartial, accountable, transparent and efficient financial reporting and assets function
within the City of Tshwane, subject to legislated context responsibilities, national standards and the directives of the Chief Financial Officer.

Application Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or any other study field related to the position
  • Registration as a Chartered Accountant will be an added advantage
  • Registration with a relevant professional body will be an added advantage
  • 10 years’ experience, of which at least five years must be at senior management level
  • Proven experience in the preparation of annual financial statements and audit readiness
  • Knowledge of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP)
  • Proven experience in successful institutional transformation in the public or private sector
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation
  • Advanced understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management
  • Advanced understanding of Council operations and delegation of powers
  • Good governance skills
  • Understanding of the establishment and functionality of audit and risk management
  • Budget and financial management skills
  • Ability to make high-risk decisions of a long-term and strategic nature
  • Compliance with the MFMA unit standards as prescribed by Regulation 493 of 15 June 2007 as published in Government Gazette 29967 of 15 June 2007
  • No criminal record (excluding previous convictions related to political activities under the previous dispensation) and the applicant must undergo security vetting
  • Undergo a competency assessment
  • Computer literacy with experience in using CaseWare software

Personal Attributes/ Competencies:

Leading competencies: Strategic direction and leadership skills; business management skills; people management skills; programme and project management skills; financial management skills;
change management skills; change leadership skills; governance leadership skills
Core competencies: Moral competence; planning and organising skills; analytical and innovation skills; knowledge and information management skills; communication skills; ability to focus on results and quality; ability to work under pressure Level 4 proficiency in the following competencies (in accordance
with the Local Government: Municipal Staff Regulations): Core professional competencies: Written and oral communication; attention to detail; influencing; ethics and professionalism; organisational awareness; problem solving; planning and organising Functional competencies: Business processes; use of technology; data processing and analysis Public service orientation competencies: Interpersonal
relationships; communication; service delivery orientation; client orientation and customer focus
Personal competencies: Action and outcome orientation; resilience; change readiness; cognitive ability; learning orientation Management or leadership competencies: Impact and influence; team
orientation; direction setting; coaching and mentoring; impact and influence.

Primary Functions

To exercise control over the financial reporting and assets function with the aim to maintain an impartial, accountable, transparent and efficient financial reporting and assets function within the City of Tshwane, subject to legislated context responsibilities, national standards and the directives of the Chief Financial Officer. The incumbent will be responsible and accountable for the following key performance areas:

  • Asset compliance, control and management
  • Accounting services
  • Financial risk management and control

Position ID(s) : To be indicated
Enquiries : Agnes Ndwamato (012 358 8637)

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