November 8, 2022

SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirements: Grade 12 certificate plus B Degree/three year National
Diploma in Finance/Accounting with a minimum of three years relevant
experience in Budget management or Grade 12 certificate with
finance/accounting related subjects and a minimum of seven years relevant
budget management experience. At least three years practical experience at a
Finance Clerk Supervisor level or equivalent. Proficient in financial regulatory
frameworks in the Public/Private sector, augmented with sound working
knowledge of both finance and procurement policies, processes and
procedures. Best practice budget management skills including the drafting of
submission of decision briefs; estimates of expenditure, and revenue; cash flow
plans presentations to and for clients; and providing sound financial advice to
clients to ensure informed decisions. Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word
and Presentation. Ability to both lead a team and work as a team. Accuracy
and an eye for detail. Abilities: Ensure, enhance and apply the department
system of financial management and internal control, inclusive of budget
preparation, budget control, and reporting and financial misconduct
management. Demonstrate ability to write programme to extract management
information from a central data repository in accordance with Clients
reporting/information requirements. Emotional intelligence for problem
management, responding appropriately under difficult situations towards senior and military personnel, negotiate and deal with Clients efficiently whilst
functioning with little to no direct supervision. Must be in possession of valid
RSA driver’s license/military drivers licence and willing and able to travel as
and when required. Minimum security clearance of confidential.

DUTIES : Ensure good financial management of the SAMHS Headquarters and its varied
internal clients. Financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and costing.
Financial control over expenditure. Financial decisions making, analysis and
the evaluation of financial compliance and performance. Compile and present
reports, presentations and submissions as required by external stakeholders
or internal Clients. Assisting with formulation and monitoring of compliance to
internal controls, policies and operating procedures. Assisting with budgeting
and expenditure control as performed at level 4 as well as preparing budgeting
and expenditure control documentation. Assisting with the financial authority
process. Preparing monthly early warning report for C Fin. Assisting with on-
site informal audit of Military Health Formation Budget Management Offices as
to their compliance to prescripts. Participating in Expenditure Control
Committee meetings. Assisting in the preparation of management reports for
the client through development of information centre reports and graphic
presentations. Assisting in executing of budgeting processes as and when
required. Participating in preliminary investigations in regard to potential
irregularities and compiling of required reports for submitting to GOC and
SAMHS BM. Managing of all personnel, assets and material resorting under
control of this post.

ENQUIRIES : Mr A.P. Du Pisani Tel No: (012) 367-9075

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Finance Management Division, DFSS, Career
Management Section, Private Bag X137, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in
wooden post box number 5 at Reception (Note: Please use reference number
not Post number)

NOTE : Preference will be given to African males, African females, Indian males,
Coloured males and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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