State Accountant

REF NO: 2019/669/OCJ
SALARY : R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Provincial Centre

A three (3) year National Diploma/Degree in Financial Management/Accounting, Commerce, Cost and Management Accounting, Public management or Business financial environment with specific licence.
Knowledge of Financial Management and Accounting.
Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).
National Treasury Regulations.
Knowledge of financial and operational prescripts that governs the Department and public sector.
Knowledge of transversal systems used in the Department e.
Knowledge of budgeting of vote account.
Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Problem solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure, individually and within a team.
Sound organising and planning skills.
Customer orientation and leadership abilities.

Supervise the salaries and pay roll section.
Supervise the vote accounts, payments and budget section.
Maintain and keep salary returns, process salary deductions.
Control budget in accordance with monthly Budget Reports.
Ensure payments within 30 days, Control all financial Registers within payroll and vote account.
Promote training to subordinates within the section.
Advice on capturing of budget/shifting on BAS and JYP, ensure correct project on the Budget, detect and deal with incorrect SCOA classifications.
Reconciliations and clearance of suspense/Control Accounts.
Handle irregular expenditure, ensure reconciliation of PAYE.
Control over face value documents, control over expenditure on petty cash accounts.
Ensure complaints at all superior courts, Authorization of transactions on Persal and Bas ensure all processed documents are audit compliant.
Request and analyse expenditure reports.
Monthly checking of petty cash.
Implementation of PERSAL and assist in budget formulation.
Monitor and maintain assets register in the province.
Supervise and support the procurement and SCM processes in the province.
Support the facilitation of audits to be conducted by the Offices of the Auditor-General Internal Audit and all other investigating bodies.
Analysis of audit comments.
Collation and submission of reports.