Accounting Clerk (Cashier) Ref No: 2022/171

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure - Mthatha, Eastern Cape

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 20th ka May 2022

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure Accounting Clerk (Cashier) Ref No: 2022/171 Mthatha


  • The Department of Public Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
  • The intention is to promote representativity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and with persons whose appointment will promote representativity, will receive preference.
  • An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.
  • If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification.

Skills & Competencies

  • Knowledge of transversal financial Systems Treasury Regulations.
  • State budgeting procedures.
  • Relevant Financial administration experience.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Accounting and numeric skills, budgeting and communication.
  • Tertiary qualification in Finance will serve as an added advantage.


  • The administration of income revenue received.
  • The recording and allocation of state monies.
  • The administration and reconciliation of suspense accounts.
  • The capturing of deposits on BAS system.
  • The management and administration of petty cash.
  • The provision of administrative support to the section.
  • Capture Payments and journals on BAS and SAGE X3.
  • Capture S & T payments and advance.
  • Prepare monthly petty cash reconciliations.
  • Control and safe keep documents.
  • Place documentation on files.
  • Control and protect documents.
  • Respond to all audit queries in the directorate.
  • Distribution of payslips to pay point managers.

Additional Information

  • Kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021, DPSA approved the new Z83 Application Form (obtainable from any Public Service department); applicants are requested to use the new application form as failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified.
  • The Z83 form must be signed when submitted.
  • To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding overcrowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflect that applicants must submit copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s licence (where applicable) and any other relevant documents, such copies need not be certified when applying for the post.
  • The communication from the HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates.
  • Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR.
  • The application for employment Form (Z83) provides under the sectional “additional information” that candidates who are selected for interviews will be requested to furnish additional certified information that may be requested to make final decision.
  • It must be borne in mind that when a document is certified as a true copy of an original, the certifier only confirms it being a true copy of the original presented.
  • Therefore, the certification process does not provide validation of the authenticity of the original document.
  • The validation occurs when the documents is verified for authenticity.
  • Regulation 67 (9) requires the executive authority to ensure that he or she is fully satisfied of the claims being made and these read with Regulations (57) (c) which requires the finalisation of Personnel Suitability Checks in order to verify claims and check the candidate for purpose of being fit and proper for employment.
  • Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified.
  • Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA.
  • Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates.
  • Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance.
  • Faxed or late applications will not be accepted.
  • Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes.
  • Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Ref No

  • 2022/171


  • R176 310 per annum


  • Ms P Sani Tel No: (012) 492 3122

Application Form

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Application Address:
  • Post to: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, Private Bag X5007, 5009
  • Hand Deliver at: PRD2 Building 5th floor, Sutherland Street, Umtata.
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