DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
POST 36/12: FINANCE CLERK REF NO: CFO 17/4/12
SALARY: R152 862 per annum, Level 05
CENTRE: Financial Management Division, Chief Directorate Budget Management, Command Division, Defence Intelligence Budget Management Office, Pretoria.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirements: Grade 12 certificate with finance related subjects. Computer literate in MS Word and MS Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Financial Management main frame would serve as a strong recommendation. Ability to understand and interpret basic financial policy. Basic knowledge of Financial Policy and PFMA, budget process as well as the basic financial functions in the Department of Defence (DOD) or any other Public Service Department would serve as a strong recommendation. Reasoning, mathematical and problem solving ability as well as being trustworthy, honest and loyal. Good verbal and written communication skills and able to compile basic reports and statistics. Ability to effectively function as part of a team, receptive to work-related suggestion/ideas, decisive/persevering in relation to task finalization and able to effectively function under pressure. Added advantage: Post matric qualification in Finance and/or minimum of one year relevant experience and being in the possession of valid code 8 driver’ license.
DUTIES: Assist in maintaining expenditure information, historical information and statistics for the Budget Management (BM). Assist in preparing a variety of financial/budgetary reports and statistics as well as manage an effective internal Registry incoming/outgoing correspondence and maintain a filling system for BM. Collect/deliver budget related documentation from and to other divisions, formations, directorates and sections. Assist management with regard to general administrative functions at the office of the BM. Prepare and compile budgetary and expenditure control documentation, e.g. expenditure graphs, expenditure reports, monthly financial reports, Financial Authority (FA) documents and motivation. Maintain a register of fund re-allocations and FA application as well as updating the database on the Financial Management System (FMS). Assist in the process of preparing monthly Early Warning Reports (EWR’s). Assist in the drafting and finalization of Reconciliation Statements. Assist in the management of the logistics and stationery requirements of the BM and take roll call of all personnel under control of the BM.
ENQUIRIES: Mr R.J. Hammill, Tel no: (012) 315 0221
APPLICATIONS: Applications must be submitted to: Financial Management Division, DFSS, Career Management Section, Private Bag X137, Pretoria, 0001 or applications may be hand-delivered to: Department of Defence, 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.
CLOSING DATE: 22 September 2017 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered)
NOTE: The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal of all interested job seekers, whether they are serving employees/officials of the DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside the Public Service. Persons not employed by the DOD/Public Service are encouraged to apply for the vacancies advertised in this circular. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months to the prescribed rules.