Assistant Manager: Management Accounting

Public Protector South Africa - Pretoria, Gauteng

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 21 ka January 2022


  • A National Diploma/B Tech or a three-year B.Com degree or equivalent in Financial Management/Finance/Auditing/Cost and Management Accounting
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Management Accounting of which 2 years should have been in a supervisory/junior Management position
  • Knowledge of the PFMA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant legislative frameworks is essential
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Good knowledge of GRAP and Management Accounting
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, SAP and VIP)
  • Extensive Knowledge MTEF and ENE processes.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills, demonstrating outstanding ability to correspond with colleagues, internal and external customers
  • Excellent presentation skills to audiences at all levels
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with strong interpersonal, organizational and priority management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Detailed oriented, able to track and organize information data
  • Communicates efficiently to ensure project issues are dealt with promptly and properly
  • Report writing skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Deadline-driven and hardworking


  • Reporting to Manager: Management Accounting, the preferred candidate will be responsible for the following;
  • Assist with developing systems to assists PPSA to monitor and improve budget
  • Ensuring and monitoring compliance with procedures of all transactions that have financial implications across all business units within the Public Protector South Africa (PPSA)
  • Assist with the preparation of the budget for the organisation, MTEF, ENE and Adjustment budget
  • Liaise with Centre Managers and attend to queries relating to budget and expenditure matters
  • Monitor budget for all different projects administered by Provincial and Regional Offices
  • Facilitate the control and monitoring S&T claims by verifying and signing for correctness of calculations and tariffs
  • Capture detail budget in line item on SAP system
  • Confirm availability of funds on all requisitions received from all units in head office and provinces
  • Provide assistance to Managers on budget projections
  • Perform in year analysis and advice on expenditure trends and financial situations to different PPSA branches
  • Assist in allocation of annual budget to Divisions and Provinces
  • Ensure that expenditure incurred is in terms of the budget
  • Assists in preparation of financial reports, including the annual financial statements, for use by both internal as well as external stakeholders (and to co-ordinate and facilitate the completion of reports where required)

Additional Information

  • Please direct your application, stating the relevant reference number as follows: For the attention of Ms L Motlhabi by email.
  • Please quote the reference number and position applying for on the email subject line.
  • All appointments will be done in terms of the Public Protector Act and a 12-month probation period which may be extended to 18 months will be applicable.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to sign the secrecy declaration form and a performance agreement within 2 months of accepting the position.
  • All successful candidates will have to undergo security clearance and vetting.
  • The Public Protector South Africa reserves the right not to fill the vacancies.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter with a detailed CV, 3 contactable references, recently certified (within 6 months) copies of qualifications (matric certificates, certificates of qualifications), a valid Driver’s License (where required) and ID document.
  • Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified.
  • Correspondences will be limited to the short-listed candidates.
  • Should you not be contacted within 2 months, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
  • The Public Protector South Africa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of representivity (race, gender and disability).
  • Preference will be given to the candidates whose appointment or promotion meets the requirements for Employment Equity representivity in the Institution.
  • People with Disabilities, Colored, Indians and Females will be given preference.

Ref No

  • PPSA 13/01/2022


  • R382 245.00 per annum plus benefits


  • Ms L Motlhabi, tel (012) 366 7103

Closing Date

  • 21 January 2022, 16:30

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