State Accountant: Financial Management

SALARY : R 281 418 per annum (Salary level 8)
CENTRE : Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 03 November 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
A relevant B-Com qualification (Majors in Accounting and Internal Auditing or B-an audit environment.
Recommendations: B-Com Honours in Accounting and Auditing.
Working knowledge of the following: National Treasury Regulations and Provincial Treasury Instruction.
Auditing and Accounting Standards.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Financial functions, practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate computer and collate financial statistics.
Public Service Financial legislations, procedures and Treasury regulations (PFMA, DORA, PSA, PSR, PPPFA, Financial Manual).
Risk Management Systems.
Strategic thinking.
Budgeting skills.
Communication (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Proven computer literacy.
Ability to analyse, conceptualise and implement policy.
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting skills.
Problem solving skills.

DUTIES :
Provide inputs into policies, procedures and processes pertaining to the internal control unit.
Compliance monitoring and testing.
Evaluate the effectiveness of financial prescripts (inspections).
Ensure implementation of corrective measures and preventative controls with regard to CGRO, Internal Audit and Auditor General.
Conduct analytical review procedures.
Report on any control deficiencies or non-compliance within financial management.
Render advice on policy development in terms of compliance and control.
Provide support with the management of fraud prevention, detection and correction in the department.

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