Senior State Accountant: Financial Accounting x2 Posts

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Directorate: Financial Accounting
SALARY : R299 709 per annum
CENTRE : Head Office, Cape Town
CLOSING DATE : 03 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: A 3-year B-Degree qualification in Accounting/Auditing.
A minimum of 3 years audit experience in an 76 accounting/auditing environment with extensive experience/competencies that Appropriate experience in an accounting environment and preparation of financial statements.
Knowledge of BAS, LOGIS and support systems will be an added willingness to travel.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Extensive knowledge of the compilation of Financial Statements.
Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (Excel spread sheets, report writing and drafting of Word documents, MS PowerPoint presentations), Analytical and presentation skills.
Knowledge of accounting principles and Accrual Accounting.
Knowledge of Modified Cash Standard (MCS) and/or Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) Standards and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES :
Responsible for the review and consolidation of financial inputs used in the compilation of Annual and Interim Financial Statements of the Department of Health.
Maintain Head Office disclosure notes Audit File.
Analyse and advise on changes in the Departmental Financial Reporting Framework Guide relating to relevant disclosure notes.
Analyse and advise in respect of the relevant Accounting Standards.
Consolidate disclosure note inputs.
Check and verify monthly Disclosure Note Reporting.
Compile and develop procedures and policies in respect of AFS/IFS requirements.
Answering of Audit enquiries.
Human Resource Management and Monitoring.