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Senior State Accountant: Salaries: Financial Accounting

Department of Public Works & Infrastructure - Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 11 ka December 2020


  • A three year tertiary qualification in Accounting or equivalent qualification.
  • Appropriate relevant experience in salaries.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Skills & Competencies

  • Knowledge of financial systems BAS, SAGE, Persal, certificate in salary administration would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and policies. Computer literacy.
  • Understanding of SCOA segments.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and GRAP, Accrual Basis and Cash base Accounting.
  • Ability to follow proactive and creative approach.
  • Be able to work under pressure.


  • Administration of all salaries related transactions.
  • Reconciliation of tax.
  • Ensure clearance and reconciliation of salaries related suspense accounts.
  • Clear Persal exceptions.
  • Authorise transactions on Persal, BAS and SAGE. Supervise and attend to queries.
  • Processing of Journals.
  • Development and implementation of audit action plans.
  • Preparation of financial statements and ensure that accruals and commitments are recorded and disclosed in line with relevant accounting standards.
  • Train and develop subordinates.
  • Address queries and request related to deductions and earnings; file and safe keep of salary and related financial information.
  • Authorise of stop orders, garnishee order and debt orders.
  • Administrate and institute actions regarding outstanding monies due to the Department follow up with debtors and prepare queries; legal and tracing agents for the institution of legal actions against debtors for monies outstanding; arrange for interest- or non-interest bearing payments by staff (in or out of service).
  • Co-ordinate and execute processes in support of salary/Cashier and Rental administration interface respective financial systems; consolidate financial systems for accurate salary payments.
  • Supervise staff.

Additional Information

  • 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.
  • Applications must be submitted on a signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, recently certified (within 6 months) copies of qualifications (matric certificate, certificates of qualifications), a valid Driver’s Licence (where required) and an Identification Document.
  • 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.
  • 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, e-mailed or late applications will not be accepted.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a compulsory technical or competency-based exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job as part of the interview process.
  • Following the technical exercise and the interview the selection panel will identify candidates to undergo the generic management competency assessments and successful candidate to sign a performance agreement and be subjected to security clearance.

Ref No

  • 2020/182


  • R316 791 per annum


  • Mr.MV Mbukushe Tel No: (013) 753-6300/6390

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