Assistant Director: Financial Management Reporting

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNENCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS
REF NO: COGTA 10/09/2017
SALARY : R334 545-R404 121 per annum, Level 09
CENTRE : Bhisho
CLOSING DATE : 22 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
A recognised three year Degree/ Diploma in Commerce/Accounting/Financial experience in the field of financial reporting as Senior State Accountant or equivalent ranks or Senior Financial Reporting as Senior State Accountant.
Knowledge: A clear understanding of accounting reforms in government will be an advantage.
Knowledge of Basic Accounting System (BAS).
Knowledge of Public Service Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and applicable Circulars/determinations, financial policies and procedures.
Understanding of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) and Modified Cash Standard (MCS).
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint & skills, report writing skills and proven interpersonal skills.

DUTIES :
Preparation of working paper files for different elements of financial statements, Prepare interim and Annual Financial Statements in accordance with National Treasury Guidelines, Modified Cash Standard and in terms of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice.
Provide feedback to providers on information for the Interim and Annual Financial Statements to ensure compliance with requirements in terms of Financial Reporting Framework.
Gather and provide information required by auditors.
Address audit queries and attend to request.
Prepare and monitor audit improvement plan within the department for submission to Provincial Treasury.
Supervise staff under your control and HR related matters.
Preference will be given to African females.