Senior State Accountant

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DISTRICTS EKURHULENI NORTH (EN)
REF NO: TS2019/09/10 Sub
Directorate: Finance and Administration Section: Finance Management
SALARY : R316 791 per annum
CENTRE : Tshwane South District
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate recognised 3-year relevant qualification (National Diploma/Degree) in Finance Management/Financial Planning and Budgeting.
Proven Computer Literacy training and extensive experience in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Practical experience in Government systems (BAS, SAP and PERSAL) and knowledge and application of Financial prescripts Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) Treasury Regulations, SCOA as well as Supply Chain processes.
Good communication and supervisory skills.
Report writing skills.
Applicant must be in a possession of a
DUTIES :
Receive Budget Allocation letter for the Financial year in respect of the District, per unit from Head office.
Plan and commit all running costs (as well as accruals, where necessary) on cash flow spread sheets for various District units.
Liaise with Budget Managers and capture intended expenditure as projections per Item for procurement in accordance with their Operational and Procurement Plans and provide them with copies of their Cash flow spread sheets.
Capture District budget on BAS per amount and in accordance with the relevant SCOA codes.
Receive RLS 01’s from various units and check fund availability as well as per relevant SCOA codes.
Capture amounts as commitments and process documentation via the correct Supply Chain processes.
Ensure all RLS 01’s are received from respective units within the set time-frames by constantly liaising with Budget Managers.
Supply Budget Managers with monthly expenditure reports.
Compiling and linking of In Year Monitoring (IYM) templates in accordance with Cash flow spread sheets.
Obtain various BAS reports and capture all expenditure on the IYM report.
Reconcile running costs interfaces on BAS, identify mis allocations as well as allocations that need to be adjusted to where budget is available and pass journals accordingly.
Obtain Persal reports in order to reconcile and correctly identify allocations in terms of fuel claims etc.
Apply mid-year and year-end adjustments/ requirements as per financial prescripts, where necessary.
Update Cash flow spread sheets as well as IYM templates/reports with formulas and links from time to time when necessary and when SCOA Item codes change.
Compile quarterly reports on progress/challenges within the unit.
Contracting, monitoring and quarterly evaluation as well as supervising and managing of staff within the Finance Management unit.
The successful incumbent will report to the Assistant Director of the unit.

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