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PLEASE NOTE:Unless otherwise stated on the vacancy, all applications must be hand delivered to Brister House, OR ADDRESSED TO:
Executive Director
CORPORATE SERVICES
PO BOX 116
NELSON MANDELA BAY MUNICIPALITY
Alternatively contact the Corporate Services Directorate, tel. (041) 506-3259

NO faxed applications will be accepted.



CHIIEF ACCOUNTANT (BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING)

 

 

VACANCY

 

In terms of its Employment Equity Plan, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be considered during selection and placement.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply, unless otherwise stated in the advertisement.

 

BUDGET AND TREASURY DIRECTORATE

 

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

(BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING)

POSITION CODE: 180022

TASK Grade 15 (R481 212 – R669 048 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits)

 

Requirements:

 

  • A B.Com. Degree or equivalent qualification, with Accounting on third-year level.
  • Five years’ experience in a municipal financial environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Municipal Systems Act and other related legislation, municipal policies, National Treasury instructions/regulations/circulars (including Municipal Standard Chart of Accounts/mSCOA Regulations, and/or circulars relating to the area of responsibility).
  • Knowledge of municipal accounting practices and systems (General Ledger, Costing, Expenditure and Financial Management Tool).
  • Supervisory experience.
  • A valid Code EB Driver’s Licence (recommended).
  • The completion of some Unit Standards in compliance with Government Gazette 29967, read in conjunction with National Treasury Circular 60 (recommended).

 

Competencies:

 

  • Managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet critical/conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret financial information.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

 

Job purpose:

 

  • Managing the preparation of the Operating Budget for specific municipal directorate/s within the financial affordability limits of the Municipality, as well as managing and monitoring the Operating Budget against the Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP).
  • Performing detailed analysis of the Operating Budget, compiling and reviewing operating budget performance reports, and highlighting variances, expenditure and income trends, operational efficiencies and possible remedial actions.
  • Financial control and management of the Directorate/s operating budget.
  • Providing financial management advice to the Directorate/s, assessing the financial viability of funding proposals and submission thereof. 
  • Assisting in preparing the Annual and Consolidated Financial Statements.
  • Monitoring and ensuring that directorate/s comply with the MFMA, the Municipality’s financial management policies, Council Resolutions, Regulations, National Treasury instructions/circulars and other financial related policies, including Council’s Operational Efficiency Work Plan.
  • Reviewing municipal tariffs, fees and charges.
  • Attending public participation meetings.
  • Tabling financial reports to various stakeholders.
  • Attending public participation meetings.

 

 

As part of the selection process, candidates may be tested on any requirement, skill or competency, which will include pre-employment screening, security vetting and psychometric assessment.

 

Fringe benefits will include membership of a Retirement Fund, Medical Aid Scheme, Group Life Assurance Scheme, participation in a Housing Subsidy and Car Schemes (subject to the conditions of the various Schemes), and normal leave and sick leave benefits.

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

 

Applications must be made and submitted electronically; hand delivered or mailed applications for this position will not be accepted.

 

Kindly note that all applications for employment should be completed and submitted online on the municipal website at www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za(go to "Vacancies’ to find the official employment application form of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality). The completed application form must be submitted electronically from this site, accompanied by certified and scanned copies of academic qualifications and a CV.

 

Please complete one employment application form per vacancy.

 

Telephonic enquiries may be directed to the Receptionist, tel: 041 506 3259.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY, 23 MARCH 2018 before 12h00 noon.


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