Senior State Accountant: Payments

Directorate: Payables and Receivables
SALARY : R281 418. R331 497.per annum (Salary level 8) plus benefits
CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2017

An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (NQF 06) or equivalent with at least 5 years appropriate experience of which 2 years must be in Financial Management.
and 2 years at supervisory level.
Should have extensive knowledge and experience of BAS, LOGIS and PERSAL and a high level of computer literacy.
Should possess the following skills: Ability to apply technical/ professional skills.
Ability to accept responsibility, work independently, and produce good quality of work.
Must be a team player, flexible, reliable and have good verbal and written communication.
Must have good Interpersonal relations, planning and execution skills and good leadership skills.
Ability to manage/control financial resources and supervise staff.
Must have the ability to delegate and empower subordinates.
Must have the ability to interpret relevant policies such as PFMA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant legislation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial administrative and operational services within the Department.
This entails bookkeeping to ensure correctness of financial accounting transactions in the areas of responsibility in line with applicable policies and procedures.
Authorisation of BAS and LOGIS payments and manage the clearing of suspense accounts in line with PFMA and Treasury Regulations.
Reporting on the suspense accounts.
Accounting for donor funding expenditure and receipts.
Compilation of VAT returns.
Authorisation of Journals.
and assist other finance sections as and when needed.