Senior Accountant (Office Of The Premier)

Office Of The Premier
Johannesburg
REFS/002814
Senior Accountant
Directorate Financial Management
Package 281 418 – 331 497 per annum
Requirements
A National Diploma/Bachelor degree in Financial Accounting with 1-3 years’ relevant experience. Must possess good interpersonal, communication and financial skills; the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines is a pre-requisite; Knowledge of Basic Accounting System (BAS),SAP, the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Division of Revenue Act and Treasury Act Regulations will be and added advantage.
Duties
Support the Assistant Director: Financial Accounting in the overall execution of his/her duties. Request reports on BAS/SAP and compile accounts payable monthly reports to be submitted to Financial Reporting section and Treasury. Ensure that all payments batches received are recorded electronically and hard copies are stored in a secured place. Review and sign off payment batches, Supervise the issue and replenishment of petty cash by the Accountants/cashiers, Supervise the issuer of receipts and banking, Review and sign off the travel and subsistence claims, supervise junior staff within the Accounts Payable section, Review, monitoring and approval of journals, Authorising payments on SAP, attend to supplier’s queries and resolve them, Daily authorisation of financial matters and payments in line with delegated powers. Ensure compliance with the financial legislative framework and procedures and advises managers on financial matters. Provide support within the internal processes regarding internal audits executed by GAS and the annual audit executed by the Auditor General
Notes
Applications must be submitted on the Z83 Form accompanied by copies of qualification(s), identity document (certified in the past 3 months), proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note: Failure to submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Please do not send any original certificates, diplomas or testimonials. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal checking (It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority-SAQA). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Gauteng Office of the Premier within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by department. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS Competency assessments tools.
Enquiries Mr Tshepo Rasego Tel 011 298 5651
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2018/04/20

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