Closing date: 2018/01/22


Tracking Number CS 2017-32
Job Title Senior Accounting Clerk: Finance, Ref No. CS 2017-32
Department Community Safety
Salary level 5
Enquiries Ms Maria Vos at (021) 483 3469
Job Type Permanent
Location - Country South Africa
Location - Province Western Cape
Location - Town / City Cape Town
Job Purpose The purpose of this position is to deliver effective and efficient payment service to the Department. The personal attributes for this post is good interpersonal skills, honesty, integrity, confident, reliable, confidentiality and able to resolve conflict. This position is available in Cape Town.
Minimum Requirements Grade 12 (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification).
Recommendation A valid driver’s licence; Financial background specifically in the Public Sector Finance.
Key Performance Areas Payments and handling of payments queries; Capturing of payments; Safekeeping of documents; Follow up on payment queries; Request reports; Maintaining a manual payment register.
Competencies Understanding of the following: Financial norms and standards (Public Finance Management Act, National Treasury Regulations, Provincial Treasury Instructions, etc.); Basic Accounting System; PERSAL System; Communication (written and verbal) skills in two of three official languages of the Western Cape.
Remuneration R 152 862 per annum (Salary level 5)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Notes Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo a practical test as part of the interview process.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you experience any difficulties with your online application. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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The Western Cape Government is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government