ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCE (EXPENDITURE)
R382 245 per annum (Level 09)
Business, finance and economy
REF NO: DHET46/05/2022
Where to submit application
DHET invites applicants to apply online on the New Z83 form by accessing the Departmental Website (click ‘apply now’ button) or http://z83.ngnscan.co.za/apply and following the easy prompts/instructions.
Branch: Skills Development Component National Skills Fund Chief Directorate: Office of the Financial Officer. NOTE: Upload the supporting documents namely, (1) a comprehensive CV, and (2) copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), identity document, valid driver’s licence, and any other document (where required). A fully completed and signed (electronic signature) Z83 form will be considered. A user guide and ‘how to’ videos will assist in how to complete the form and digital signature. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/copies on or before the day of the interviews. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Candidates whose appointments promote representativity in terms of race, gender, and disability will receive preference. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. The successful candidate(s) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment. One of the minimum entry requirements for the SMS position is the Pre-entry Certificate. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission thereof. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. The candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests, and be subjected to security clearance. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification, and previous employment verification). Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. “DHET is committed to providing equal opportunities and practising affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representativity in terms of (race, gender, and disability) in the organisation. Women and people living with disability will receive preference in all DHET posts”.
REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate bachelor’s degree/national diploma (NQF Level 6) in Financial Management/Accounting and /or an equivalent qualification. A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years at the Supervisory level in financial management, accounting and or auditing of which three (3) years’ experience must be in Financial Management. Candidates with a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) qualification will have a distinct advantage. Knowledge of Public Service and National Authority Fund (NSF) mandates and strategies. Knowledge of the education system and pedagogy and post-school education framework. Knowledge of prescripts; Public Financial Management Act (PFMA) Treasury Regulations, Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act, Public Service Act and Public Service Regulations. Skills required: Budgeting and financial management, problem-solving and analysis. Knowledge of management, technical proficiency, quality management, stakeholder engagement and management, communication management, change management and people management and empowerment. Good knowledge of legislative frameworks relevant to the post. Good computer skills. Willingness to travel and a valid driver’s licence. DUTIES: Review and prepare relevant finance workbooks. Review and capture accounting transactions. Perform daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliations. Perform debtor and creditor functions. Review invoices and payment packs for payment and approve payments. Review payment security checks. Manage the upload of payment batches. Capture supplier banking details. Review receipts and accounting of revenue. Ensure proper recordkeeping of transactions. Ensure that suspense accounts are cleared every month. Manage the resources of the Directorate. Participate as an active member of the NSF finance team.