Phokwane Local Municipality in Hartswater, Northern Cape, invites applications from
suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions within its
DEPARTMENT : Expenditure within the Finance Department
POSITION : Accountant – Creditors
LEVEL : T11
REFERENCE : 19/22
CENTRE : Hartswater, Northern Cape
A. Annual Total Remuneration Package:
Total annual remuneration package of Basic Salary: R289 365.93 (plus benefits: pension.
Medical aid scheme, housing subsidy and 13th Cheque)
B. Minimum Requirements:
– Relevant NQF 6 Tertiary Qualification.
– 3 – 4 years of relevant experience.
– Knowledge of municipal administration.
– Knowledge of GAMAP financial statements.
– Understanding of local government environment
– Computer literate
– Ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels of government and with all relevant
– Managerial skills and Leadership qualities.
– Good thinking and interpersonal skills.
– Attention to detail.
– Valid driver’s license code EB
C. Core Competencies:
*Leadership and management. *Accountancy management. *Good governance and
ethics and values. *A high level of written and verbal communication. *Attention to
detail. *Ability to work under pressure. *Proven ability to provide innovative leadership.
*Thinking and analysis ability.
C. Key Performance Areas:
Monitor and supervise activities of staff to ensure that work is performed according to
normal operating activities or ad–hoc instructions received from supervisor and reports
on activities performed. Reconcile daily income and expenditure with all company
bank statements to ensure effective control over reconciliations. Verifies capturing of
expenditure accounting information to ensure the accuracy of information captured.
Administer VAT payments to ensure prompt payment regarding VAT to prevent
penalties. Administer grants and subsidies received to ensure the effective
management of grants and subsidies received and the control thereof. Update
accounting system to ensure the proper and true reflection of information. Report to
the relevant stakeholders on available budget on votes, availability of sufficient funds
for payments to financial managers, receiving of funds and grants to department.
NB: Qualification and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short–listed
candidates. Successful candidates will be subjected to screening and competency
assessments. The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment
contract before commencement of duty, a performance agreement and disclosure of
Phokwane Local Municipality is committed to the achievement and maintenance of
diversity and employment equity, especially in terms of race, gender and disability.
Applicants from these designated groups are encouraged to apply, Interested persons
meeting the above–mentioned requirements are requested to send a detailed CV and
certified copies of qualifications (not older than three months) for the attention of the
Acting Municipal Manager, Private Bag X 3, Hartswater, 8570 or hand deliver
applications at Phokwane Local Municipality, 24 Hertzog Street, Hartswater, 8570
on or before 30 September 2022. No faxed or e–mailed applications will be considered.
Enquiries may be directed to the Acting Municipal Manager, Ms Busisiwe Mgaguli at 053 474 9700 during office hours between 08:00 – 16:00
Phokwane Local Municipality is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
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