POSITION - DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Emalahleni Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of equity and equality.
The appointment of a candidate is at the Emalahleni Local Municipality’s sole discretion, taking into account factor which Council considers relevant, including but not limited to Employment Equity. 
Emalahleni Local Municipality reserves the right to appoint the suitable candidate in line with the affirmative Action Strategy.
Suitable qualified females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The submission of an application gives Emalahleni Local Municipality the right to make enquiries necessary to obtain information regarding the applicant’s background. Such enquiry will include current and previous employers as well as academic institutions.
The Municipality hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:
POSITION
DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
ABOUT

This is on a permanent position which is based in Emalahleni Head Office. The incumbent will be subjected to signing an employment contract, a performance agreement, disclosure of financial interest and undergo security vetting.

SALARY

R851 904.00 per annum.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

Degree in Accounting With Financial Accounting III and Auditing II, Computer Literate (Excel & Word), Driver’s License Code C1 (8) – preparedness to travel, 8 years in Accounting of which at least 5 years must be in Local Government

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Good knowledge, understanding and interpretation of relevant policies and legislation; Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000); Knowledge of management of landfill site; and Knowledge of waste management in a Local Government context

CORE MANAGERIAL & OCCUPATIONAL

*Programme and Project Management *Financial Management *Service Delivery Management *Problem Solving Management *People Management & Empowerment *Client Orientation & Customer Focus *Communication *Competence in Self-Management *Knowledge of Performance Management & Reporting *Willingness to work irregular hours*A strategic thinker who possess leadership qualities with strong general management skills, with ability to develop and formulate policy, procedures and systems  *Understanding the transformation challenges and change management *Well developed conflict resolution, negotiation and communication skills and computer literate *Resource management skills *Financial and budgeting skills *Ability to manage performance *The ability to identify and develop opportunities to the benefit of the municipality *A foresighted developmental strategist on practical ordinary and intelligence security issues *Sensitivity for the political and strategic objectives of government, especially local government will be an added advantage.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

To assist the Chief Financial Officer in the execution of his duties and management of the Directorate, To assist the Chief Financial Officer with drafting of items for submission to Council, Investigate, implement and continuously improve internal controls and systems in consultation with the Chief Financial Officer, To co-ordinate planning, organization and training of employees in the Directorate, Bank reconciliation, Cash Management and Investments; Assist with budget preparations – annual/adjustments; Control & monitor capital projects/grant funding; Reconciliation of control accounts – monthly division of revenue returns; Compliance with MFMA and other statistical returns; Asset & Liability Management; Revenue Management; Expenditure Management; Salaries; Monthly budget statement; Drafting of financial statements and compliance with Grap/Gamap accounting standards; Budget monitoring – or Directorates insurance, Proposed policy & implement procedure manuals – Supply Chain Management, Cash Collection, Creditors, Preparation of Annual Financial Statement and verification of Assets Register

CLOSING DATE
11 December 2020
ENQUIRIES

Executive Director: Corporate Services
Mandla Vilane:
Tel. no.: (013) 690 6537/6358/6227

Please send your CV together with certified copies of your qualifications, to the Head: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3, Witbank 1035, or submit your CV at
 
Administration Building
Civic Centre 
President Street
Witbank
1035
 
If no response is received from Emalahleni Local Municipality within 60 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application has not been successful.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • THAT NO FAXED OR E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • FEMALES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED BEFORE THE LOCKDOWN DO NOT HAVE TO RE-APPLY

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