Government Jobs in Western Cape – State Accountant

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to assist in the compilation of the budget. The registration of the approved budget on BAS and the monitoring, evaluation and maintenance of the expenditure against the budget. This post is stationed in Cape Town.

Job Responsibilities:

Compile and manage the departmental budget and Mid Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) processes and assist with the compilation of Financial Circulars and final MTEF budget; Manage the departments expenditure and revenue by monitoring expenditure against funds as well as cashflow; Evaluate and compile revenue budget for the department and reports thereof; HR administration and supervision of subordinates.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the following: Public Financial Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations (NTR), Provincial Treasury Regulations (OPTI), Division of Revenue Act (DORA), departmental instructions and delegations; Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Personnel and Salary Administration system (PERSAL); Departmental Strategic Plan; Delegations; Financial guides; Budget structure and budget manual; Report writing; Analytical problem solving; Leadership; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Computer Literacy; Numeric and mathematical skills.
  • An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or higher) in Financial Accounting or related; A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in budgeting.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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