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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.



ACCOUNTANT: BUSINESS UNITS SUPPORT & CONSOLIDATED 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

 

ACCOUNTANT: BUSINESS UNITS SUPPORT AND CONSOLIDATED METRO ACCOUNTING

(BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING)

POSITION CODE: 180023

TASK Grade 12 (R337 332 – R468 996 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits)

 

Requirements:

 

  • A B.Com. Degree or equivalent qualification with Accounting II (Accounting III is recommended.)
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Municipal Systems Act, Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) and other related legislation and policies.
  • Knowledge of municipal accounting practices and systems (General Ledger, Costing etc.).
  • Experience in a municipal financial environment.

 

Competencies:

 

  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and at least one other official local language.
  • Interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to interact and work with various municipal directorates and or political offices as and when allocated to them.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines.

 

Job purpose:

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the relevant Chief Accountant/s in financial administration and control, which involves, inter alia, responsibility for the following:

 

  • Processing and analysing financial information in terms of budget provisions, by attending to the verification, reporting, processing and reconciliation of financial accounts, to facilitate the preparation of budgets and the annual financial statements.
  • Recording and processing procedures of operational expenditure/income accounting transactions in order to ensure that the processing of budget transactions/information is completed accurately in accordance with laid down financial procedures and practices and the business plan.
  • Assisting in preparing Annual and Consolidated Financial Statements.
  • Implementing financial communication strategies pertaining to budgets and financial statements with interdepartmental employees and or political offices.
  • Ensuring that operating expenditure remains within budget constraints and limits, and the necessary reporting to rectify variances is produced as and when required.
  • Monitoring and ensuring that directorates comply with the MFMA, Council’s financial management policies, Council resolutions, regulations, National Treasury instructions/circulars and other financial related policies, including Council’s Operational Efficiency Work Plan.
  • Implementing reform processes as required by National Treasury in terms of the applicable Regulations (e.g. Municipal Standard Chart of Accounts/Municipal Budget and Reporting Regulations, etc.).

 

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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