Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 17 ka January 2022.

State Accountant: Financial Administration, Ref No. DSD 173/2021

Western Cape Department of Social Development - Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Cape

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 17 ka January 2022

Western Cape Department of Social Development State Accountant: Financial Administration, Ref No. DSD 173/2021 Wynberg, Cape Town


  • The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to perform, supervise and review the implementation of financial, management accounting and supply chain management (SCM) systems and procedures in line with the relevant legislation, regulations, frameworks and departmental policies.


  • An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or higher qualification) in Finance;
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant financial experience.

Skills & Competencies

  • Public Finance Management ACT (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations (NTR), OPTI, Division of Revenue Act (DORA), department instructions and delegations;
  • Compilation of financial statement;
  • Financial Management Systems (FMS) and PERSAL;
  • Cash flow procedures (monthly reporting on revenue and expenditure);
  • Budget process;
  • Analytical, problem solving, report writing, communication (written and verbal), proven computer literacy (MS Office packages), numerical and mathematical.


  • Co-ordinate and check financial supporting information for planning purposes;
  • Supervise the budget preparation process;
  • Collection and recording revenue;
  • Expenditure management;
  • Develop Procurement Plan for the Region;
  • Expenditure analysis;
  • Acquisition management;
  • Contract management;
  • Process payments;
  • Asset Management;
  • Supervise employees.

Additional Information

  • Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes.
  • These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department.
  • The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.
  • Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00.
  • Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202.
  • Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.


  • R321 543 per annum (Salary Level 8)

Note on remuneration

  • Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.
  • MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed.
  • Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


  • Mr C Palmer at (021) 763 6219

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 17 ka January 2022.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 6 ka December 2021