October 25, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

CENTRE : Pietermaritzburg


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6)/ Bachelor’s
Degree in Financial Management or relevant equivalent qualification with
minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in Financial Management.
Knowledge of financial and administrative functions, including risk, internal
controls, financial reporting and record keeping. Knowledge of the Public
Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Financial
Management, Cash and accrual accounting standards, planning and budget
procedures in the public sector, as well as revenue and cash management
experience. Ability to interpret and apply policies. Must have extensive
experience operating transversal financial systems (BAS, LOGIS and
PERSAL). Proven planning and organising, communication, interpersonal,
conflict resolution, and analytical skills. Must be computer literate and be able
to work well individually and in a team as well as under extreme pressure. Must
be able to maintain good relationships and work effectively with various
stakeholders. Must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for the following main objectives:
Ensure that BAS payments, LOGIS payments & Travel and Subsistence claims
are accurate and processed effectively and efficiently in terms of departmental
policies and procedures. Ensure compliance to Treasury Regulation 8.2.3, all
departmental policies and procedures. Compile financial reporting inputs on a
monthly and/ or quarterly basis. Ensure that all suppliers are verified and
registered on departmental financial systems. Supervise the cashier/ petty
cash office and adequately account for all revenue received. Ensure provision
of petty cash in the region. Assist in providing financial guidance to responsible
managers. Exercise adequate control over filed payment documents (batch/
document control). Supervision of staff.


ENQUIRIES : Mr N Essack Tel No: 021 493 7165/ Ms A Mapeling Tel No: 021 493 7168

APPLICATIONS : May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries
and the:
Pretoria Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and
Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the attention: Human
Resources Management.
Cape Town: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of
Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town,
8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street Cape Town,marked for the attention:
Human Resources Management.

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