21 Apr 2021

Full-Time Director: Financial Accounting by Department of Roads and Transport

Department of Roads and Transport – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Johannesburg

Job Description

Requirements :

  • An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA in Accounting / Economics / Public Finance or equivalent qualification. A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience at a middle/ senior management. Experience in Public Service and Registration with the Institute of Professional Accountants will be an added advantage. Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, the Treasury Regulations and other related public sector related regulatory frameworks. Thorough knowledge of accounting systems and software (BAS, MS excel, MS word etc). Thorough knowledge of accounting methodologies, principles and standards applicable to the public sector. Skills: A dynamic, self-motivated professional with well developed, proven leadership skills. The ability to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours as may be required. Strong finance acumen. Strong computer literacy skills. Sound interpersonal relations. Effective communication both written and verbal. Problem-solving, decision making and analytical skills; Change Management; Project Management; Policy Development; Planning and Organising. Nyukela SMS Pre-entry certificate.

Duties :

  • Oversee the process of the Departmental expenditure and revenue and ensure it is properly undertaken and in compliance with the PFMA. Ensure compliance to financial timeframes and minimize payments delays in line with the PFMA and Treasury Regulation prescripts. Oversee the proper operations of the Directorate and ensure the departments objectives in respect of finance related services are met at all times including the attainment of a clean audit outcome. Oversee the reconciliation process for creditors file, ledger accounts etc. are performed properly. Analyse financial ledger records and ensure that discrepancies identified are corrected by reviewing expenditure and revenue reports extracted from financial system (BAS). Compilation of monthly and quarterly reports for PFMA compliance. Ensure interdepartmental receivables and payables are confirmed timeously. Compilation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in line with National Treasury guidelines and PFMA. Manage month and year-end financial processes. Clear suspense accounts on a monthly basis. Oversee the proper control over Petty Cash process. Oversee the proper reconciliation of Travel and Subsistence advance and claims. Perform monthly reconciliation of revenue accounts. Ensure the proper maintenance of filing system for all payments, revenue and journals etc. Development and implementation of financial policies, directives and circular and ensure adherence to Financial Delegations. Manage debt book of the Department. Respond to internal and external audit queries in respect of Financial Accounting. Development and implementation of control measures to minimize internal control weaknesses identified by the Auditor-General, Internal Audit and Risk Management Directorate. Assist the Finance Branch to ensure that financial matters raised in audit reports are adequate resolved and do not reoccur. Manage the implementation of the directorate’s audit action plan and risk management plan. Interpret and apply financial directives and policies. Plan, budget and exercise control over financial activities of the directorate. Ensure the proper implementation of recommended solutions regarding the Departmental Systems and processes to improve Departmental efficiency. Assist in the Administrative support to all Responsibility and Line Managers on all aspects of functional areas. Ensure the continuous development of quality improvement of Sub-ordinates. Liaise on administration matters with other Departments, the Public and Service providers. Ensure that the financial queries by service providers, stakeholders as well as departmental clients are attended to their satisfaction.

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Notes :

  • All shortlisted candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening (vetting); and may be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. Following the interview, it is mandatory that the recommended candidates undergo a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to security vetting and they will have to disclose her/his financial interest. Preference will be given to women and Persons with disabilities. All applications and supporting documents (completed, initialed and signed Z83 form, certified copies of educational qualifications, driver’s license and Identity Document) must be delivered: to Life Centre Building, 45 Commissioner Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107 or post to P.O Box X83, Marshalltown, 2107. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Certified copies must not be older that six (6) months. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Errors and omissions will be rectified. The Department reserves the right not to fill the position.

Employer : Department of Roads and Transport

Location : Johannesburg

Closing Date : 23-04-2021

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Job Categories: Accounting Jobs in South Africa. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Department of Roads and Transport job vacancies in SA. Salaries: GHS 8,000 - 10,000. Prominent words: closing date, financial, public sector, and risk management.


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