November 21, 2022

STATE ACCOUNTANT: PLAS MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

CENTRE : Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting / Commerce / Financial
Management / Accounting. Minimum of 1-year relevant experience in a
management accounting environment. Job related knowledge: Treasury or
Financial Regulations or Public Finance Act. Basic Accounting System (BAS).
Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF). Personal Finance South Africa
(PFSA). Job related skills: Reporting skills, Planning and organising skills,
Computer literacy, Communication skills (verbal and written) and Analytical
skills.

DUTIES : Coordinate the development of the Trading Account and Chief Directorate
budget: Assist in compiling budget for Agricultural Land Holding Account
(ALHA) during the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) / Adjusted
Estimates of National Expenditure (AENE) budget process by gathering
information, consolidating and analysing Provincial budget inputs. Compile and
submit consolidated Provincial report that clearly shows omissions,
miscalculations and any exceptions identified during the analysis. Gather,
coordinate, analyse and consolidate budget inputs for the Chief Directorate:
PLAS budget during MTEF / AENE budget process. Consolidate inputs to the
departmental database and submit for review together with approval memos
containing summary of the budget per classification Compensation of
Employees, Goods and Services as well as consolidated. Coordinate the
capturing and subsequent alignment of the Demand Management Plans to the
approved budget. Ensure sign off of the Demand Management Plans per
responsibility. Coordinate and consolidate annual projections and quarterly
cash requests and submit for review. Load approved budget on A Complete
and Comprehensive Program for Accounting Control (ACCPAC) system and
ensure it reconciles to approved budget. Monitor Budget performance and
reporting. Compile financial performance reports for the Trading Entity and
Chief Directorate and submit to all relevant stakeholders. Ensure that
misallocations are cleared on regular basis. Ensure that all reports relating to
expenditure and travel for the Chief Directorate is updated and signed off on a
monthly basis. Prepare quarterly revision of the budget and coordinate the re-
alignment. Compile and submit quarterly cash request from the Department.

Compile financial and treasury reports. Compile and submit in year
management (IYM) report monthly for review. Obtain quarterly budget and
expenditure report, financial statements for the quarter as well as land
redistribution (LRD) performance report for the quarter in order to capture the
Quarterly Entity Report to Treasury on the prescribed template. Submit36
completed template with all annexures and approval memos for review. Gather
information on commitments, accruals and draft financial statements in
preparation for annual declaration of surplus before sending it for review and
analysis. Review and submit ad-hoc budget and expenditure reports as
required. Keep accurate and complete projects and accounting information.
Receive and record all project registration forms submitted and check for
compliance. Check for duplicates before registering on the system. Send
confirmations of registered projects to Provinces. Ensure that the report is
requested on PJC and sent to assets section on a monthly basis for them to
reconcile the asset register and PJC. Attend to queries issued where
applicable. Keep accurate and complete record of all project registration
documents. Keep accurate and complete record of all budget and expenditure
information. Ensure that all information is updated on a regular basis and
regular backups are performed to prevent loss of data.

ENQUIRIES : Mr T Lesele Tel No: (012) 312-8114

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare),
corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture
Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.

NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White Males and African, Coloured, Indian and White
Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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