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Jobs: Public Protector South Africa Aug 2018

Senior Manager: Financial Management

Location: Head Office, Pretoria | Ref: PPSA 01/08/2018

Requirements: •A SAQA recognised Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7) in the field of Accounting, Finance and Auditing •A minimum of 8 years relevant experience of which at least 5 years should have been at middle management •Extensive practical experience in the compilation, analysis and interpretation of financial statements in compliance to GRAP, PFMA, Treasury Regulations and National Treasury Practice Notes •Working with auditors on all aspects of financial statement auditing •Budgeting and payroll management •Knowledge of the Public Service •Computer literacy and working knowledge of Caseware, SAP and MS Packages. Knowledge: •Government legal framework and leadership •Programme and project management •Financial management •Change management and transformation •Knowledge management •Service Delivery Innovation •Problem solving skills •Excellent knowledge of interpreting concepts into operational activities •In depth knowledge, understanding and application of GRAP, PFMA, Treasury Regulations and National Treasury Practice Notes. Skills: •Excellent business communication skills •Networking skills •Report writing skills •Strategic planning •Policy formulation •Excellent computer literacy •Good analytical and interpersonal skills •Conceptualising and coordination skills •Planning and organising skills •Excellent presentation and facilitation skills •Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills •Excellent time management skills •Excellent interpersonal skills •Ability to relate at all levels within the organisation •Excellent analytical, interpretive and logical thinking, planning and decision making abilities.

Duties: Reporting directly to the CFO, the incumbent will be required to perform the following core functions: •Management of the financial reporting process (interim financial statements and annual financial statements) •Participate in all governance structures/committees •Establishing, implementing and monitoring financial management and internal controls to ensure/B0 compliance with internal policies, GRAP, prescribed legislation in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations and National Treasury Practice Notes •Managing the budget of the Public Protector South Africa and ensuring compliance to timelines on submission of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Adjusted Estimates of National Expenditure (AENE) and Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) •Management of all reconciliations •Ensure compliance to income tax laws •Manage the organisational payroll •Monitor revenue classification and reconciliation for submission to National Treasury •Consolidation of drawings against the budget and ensure correct drawings on a monthly basis •Development and maintenance of financial management policies •Managing and resolving internal and external audit queries •Providing effective leadership, mentorship and management of staff within the Financial Management unit.

Enquiries: Mr S. Maredi / Mr T. Khunou
Tel. (012) 366 7146 / 7111.

Closing Date: 24 August 2018

Note: All appointments will be done in terms of the Public Protector Act and a 6 month probation period which may be extended to 12 months will be applicable. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a secrecy declaration form and performance agreement within 3 months of accepting the position. 

All successful candidates will have to undergo security clearance. Vetting and competency assessments will be conducted.

The office reserves the right not to fill the vacancy. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within 3 months, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter with a detailed CV and 3 references (including certified copies of qualifications and ID document). 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 Office and those residing in the respective Province that the post is located. People with Disabilities; Coloured and Indian candidates; and Females will be given preference.

Please send your application, stating the relevant reference number to: Applications@ pprotect.org or hand-deliver to: Public Protector House, 175 Lunnon Road, Hillcrest Office Park, Hillcrest, Pretoria.

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