DR RUTH SEGOMOTSI MOMPATI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality situated in Vryburg, North West Province, strives to progressively provide quality and sustainable services to all its communities and develop the region optimally. To manage this process, appropriately qualified and experienced persons are invited to apply for the following positions:-
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Degree or equivalent qualification in Public Management, Law, Finance and/or Risk Management or related fields • 5 - 10 years management experience in Local Government and Risk Management or Fraud Risk Management • Member of the Institute of Risk Management. South Africa (IRMSA) advantageous • Designations in Risk Management will be an added advantage (CRM Prac or CRM Prof).
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Excellent knowledge and understanding of internal controls, project management, governance, risk management, compliance management principles, accounting, practices • Knowledge and understanding of the risk management legislations and policies • Knowledge and understanding of strategy setting, objective setting • Knowledge and understanding of the role of Internal Audit and External Audit • Knowledge and understanding of the ICT Governance • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) • Extensive knowledge of the local government sector will be an added advantage;
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Review the risk management policy and strategy and recommend for approval by the Council • Review the risk appetite and tolerance and recommend for approval by the Council • Review the institution's risk identification and assessment methodologies to obtain reasonable assurance of the completeness and accuracy of the risk registers • Evaluate the effectiveness of mitigating strategies to address the material risks of the institution • Report to the Accounting Officer any material changes to the risk profile of the municipality • Review the fraud prevention strategy and recommend for approval by the Council • Evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation of the fraud prevention strategy • Review any material findings and recommendations by assurance providers on the system of risk management and monitor that appropriate action is instituted to address the identified weaknesses • Develop goals, objectives and key performance indicators for the Committee for approval by the Accounting Officer • Develop goals, objectives and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the risk management unit • Set out the nature, role, responsibility and authority of the risk management function within the municipality for approval by the Accounting Officer, and oversee the performance of the risk management requiring improvement accompanied by the Committee's recommendations to address such issues • Review the material findings and recommendations by assurance providers on the system of risk management and monitor the implementation of such recommendations • Review the Compliance Management policy and recommend for approval by the Council • Review the outcomes of compliance processes • Evaluating the soundness of the compliance system within the municipality • Submit quarterly reports to the Accounting Officer that will outline the work performed by the committee in a specific quarter and must consider the responsibilities outlined in the approved risk and compliance management committee charter • Prepare and Provide written timely reports to the Accounting Officer and Audit Committee of the state of risk and compliance management in the institution.
SHARED AUDIT AND PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE FIVE MEMBERS
Applications are invited for the appointment of competent persons to serve on the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality's Shared Audit and Performance Audit Committee, instituted in terms of Section 166 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act no 56 of 2003), as amended
Requirements: Candidates must be in possession of a relevant three-year degree/ qualification in Accounting and/or Auditing, Financial Management, Risk/ Performance Management, Governance, Administration and Law
Competencies: Have the necessary leadership and personal qualities. Have the ability to lead and participate in the discussions. Have a good understanding of Audit Committee Charter and good understanding of the committee position in the governance structure. Have the ability and capability to conduct the Audit Committee affairs efficiently and effectively. Have a sound knowledge issues affecting Local Government. Have expertise/skills and experience in the following fields: Financial Management and Accounting. Auditing. Performance Management. Human Resource Management and Labour Relations. Legal. Project Management, Corporate Governance and Risk Management.
Key Performance Areas: Advice the municipal council, the political office bearers, the accounting officer, management and staff of all municipalities In the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District on matters relating to: Internal Financial controls and Internal Audits. Risk Management. Accounting Policies. The adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial reporting and information. Performance Management and Evaluation. Effective Governance. Compliance with the Municipal Financial Management Act, the Division of Revenue Act and any other issues referred to it by the municipality. Review the annual financial statements to provide to provide municipal council with an authoritative and credible view of the financial position of the municipality, its efficiency and effectiveness and its overall level of compliance with the Municipal Finance Management Act. Respond to the council on any issues raised by the Auditor General in the report. Carry out investigations into the financial affairs of the municipality as and when required by the municipal council.
Terms of office and remuneration: The term of office of appointed candidates will be 3 years. Persons appointed to the Audit and Performance Committee will be remunerated at rates appropriated with approval by the municipal council as guide by the National Treasury.
Conditions: Applications in a form of a CV accompanied by a copy of ID and detailed one page motivation for appointment as well as certified copies of qualifications achieved, must reach this office on or before 15 December 2020. No late application will be considered, should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date of this advertisement please regard your application as unsuccessful, candidates will be subjected to vetting, verification of qualifications and references as well as the and the establishment of possible criminal records, please note that facsimiles ore-mails will not be accepted and canvassing, lobbying for positions will automatically disqualify applications. Dr. Ruth S Mompati District Municipality subscribes to the principles of. Employment Equity Act. The District Municipality reserves the right not to appoint should a need arise.
Enquiries can be directed to Mr. Moreosele GSD at: 053-928 4700
Human Resources Unit
P.O. BOX 21
Dr Ruth S Mompati District Municipality
Human Resources Unit
Dr Ruth S Mompati District Municipality
60 Market Street
JERRY MONONELA - MUNICIPAL MANGER