Eastern Cape Department of Provincial Treasury Vacancies
EASTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL TREASURY
The Provincial Treasury in the Eastern Cape is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Females and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Employment Equity targets of the Department will be adhered to.
APPLICATIONS : Post to: The Director: Human Resources Services, Eastern Cape Provincial Treasury, Private Bag X0029, Bhisho, 5605. Hand Delivery: Human Resources Section, Provincial Treasury, Room No: 3052 3rd Floor: Tyamzashe Building, Bhisho.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms B Ndayi
CLOSING DATE : 29 March 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z83) obtainable from any Public Service Department or go to www.dpsa.gov.za and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including at least two contactable referees, and certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license (where applicable) and Identity Document (with an original certification stamp) The Z83 form must be signed by an original signatures.
It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant elements of the job. Applicants must quote the relevant reference number for the post as advertised. For SMS post: Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be given preference and short listed candidates will be required to undergo competency assessments. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department of Provincial Treasury welcomes people with disabilities and they may be given preference .All short listed candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening. All the appointments are subject to security vetting results. Applications from all racial groups are welcome. However, in making appointments to the posts the department will give preference to some employment equity target groups based on the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. Failure to submit a comprehensive CV, academic qualifications and the signed Z83 form will result in the disqualification of the application from the process. Applications received after closing date will not be considered. No faxed/email applications will be accepted. For SMS posts: Females will be given preference and for all posts people with disabilities will be given preference.
2X FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS (CONTRACT CFO POSITIONS): TSU: REF NO: PT 03/03/2018
Contract period: One year, renewable every year up to three years based on performance (achievement of agreed targets). This is a re-advertisement. (Those who had applied before are welcomed to re-apply if they are still interested). EC Provincial Treasury has a mandate to support departments and municipalities towards a sustainable financial management maturity and is accordingly inviting application from suitable candidates to act as Chief Financial Officers (CFO) in various departments and/or municipalities, based on the need of support.
SALARY : R948 174 - R1, 27,334 per annum Level 13-14
CENTRE : Bhisho
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Auditing (qualification at NQF level 7). With extensive knowledge and experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years’ experience at Director Level) in an accounting environment. A Certified Chartered Accountant (SA) qualification, active membership in professional bodies like SAICA, CFA, etc, coupled with extensive Public Sector Financial Management experience will be an added advantage/or equivalent postgraduate degree in Finance.
DUTIES : In support to the Accounting Officer, the incumbent will perfume the duties of the Chief Financial Officer in sector departments and/or municipalities, including: Developing and executing financial and business support strategy, implement Financial Management Plan of the entity based on the mandate in line with the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and/or Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA); Exercise managerial oversight in the formulation and implementation of the entity corporate financial governance programme; Provide leadership and sustainable operational management of the entity’s finance function; Ensure that Finance function performs effectively and optimally with regards to the entity’s requirements for stakeholder relations management; Ensure alignment of functions and business processes as well as acquisitions and utilization of appropriate systems and solutions within Business support functions; Contribute, as part of the Executive Management collective, to the accountability for performance of the entity; Ensure that the entity’s financial management programmes and models meet all statutory and relevant corporate governance conventions and standards; Implement budgetary controls and effective internal control systems in the accounting and reporting cycles; Implement Supply Chain and Asset Management systems. SKILLS AND Competencies: Proven record of Leadership and Strategic capability in managing large and complex environments, innovation and project management capabilities, excellent communication and problem solving skills, project management skills, advanced technological skills (expert/competent on the use of Microsoft Applications), A clear understanding of the PFMA, Treasury Regulations, MFMA, GRAP, GAAP, complemented ability to work within a deadline driven and regulatory environment with Code 8 drivers’ licence.
ENQUIRIES : Ms B Ndayi 040 1010 072
DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING & REPORTING UNDER OFFICE OF THE ACCOUNTANT GENERAL (CHIEF DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING SERVICES). REF NO: PT 04/03/2017
This is a re-advertisement. (Those who had applied before are welcomed to re-apply if they are still interested).
Purpose: To promote, monitor, support and report on the implementation of Accounting Standards in Provincial Departments.
SALARY : R948 174 per annum Level 13
CENTRE : Bhisho
REQUIREMENTS : A Three year degree (NQF Level 7) in Finance Accounting / Financial Management / Public Finance or Auditing, having completed articles, with 7-8 years’ experience of which 5 years relevant work experience at middle managerial (Deputy Director Level) level in an Accounting environment. A Chartered Accountant will be an added advantage.
DUTIES : In addition to sub-programme responsibilities of creating conditions of excellence by deploying effective and transformative performance management systems, managing and reporting on resources, including managing the related risks, the incumbent will co-ordinate the provincial reporting process, influencing financial management capability indicated by positive audit outcomes in the province, promoting accountability in the management of public resources as a key component in the governance practices. Skills and competencies: A proven record of having implemented and overseen public sector accounting assignments at a multiple stakeholder level, excellent project management and stakeholder management capability, excellent technological skills (expert on the use of Microsoft Applications), highly effective communication skills, innovation capabilities and excellent problem solving skills. A clear understanding of the public sector legislative environment (PFMA and related Regulations, MFMA and related regulations, PSA and related regulations, GRAP, GAAP), complemented ability to work within a deadline driven and regulatory environment with Code 8 drivers licence.
ENQUIRIES : Ms B Ndayi 040 1010 072/071
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: BUDGET MANAGEMENT: REF NO: PT 01/03/2018
SALARY : R779 295 per annum Level 12
CENTRE : Bhisho
REQUIREMENTS : A Three year Degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or Relevant Certificate of RPL (as assessed and awarded by a recognised institution of learning, with a minimum of 120 credits at NQF Level 6) in Financial Management / Public Finance / Economics or relevant field in Finance plus Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance of which 3 years must have been at Assistant Director Level in a budget environment. Knowledge and skills: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, knowledge of BAS, Persal, Vulindlela, or any Enterprise Resource Planning system will be an added advantage. Verbal and written communication, able to work under pressure and long hours, analytical skills, professionalism, paying attention to detail.
DUTIES : oversee the timely tabling of credible main budget: Review and improve on previous year’s internal budget process with internal stakeholders. Conduct National Benchmark exercise. Manage sectoral policy implementation and provide advise and technical assistance to departments to promote fiscal discipline. Facilitate and coordinate inputs into the preparation of the annual Treasury Guideline documents (Budget Preparation and Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) Format), and issue approved Guidelines to departments. Prepare for Budget achievability hearings through economic and statistical analysis to assess the department’s capacity to spend its budget and whether actual expenditure matches policy priorities. Monitor revenue and expenditure reviews over MTEF (Medium Term Expenditure Framework) with external stakeholders in consultation with National Treasury. Manage reconciliation and balancing of summary tables such as EPRE and Adjustments Estimate for inclusion in documents submitted to National Treasury (NT). Advise departments on the process of aligning Strategic and APPs to budgets within performance Budgeting Guidelines. Facilitate Budget guideline workshops with departments and entities. Provide assistance to department CFOs and budget controllers in preparation of input to the Database and EPRE to evaluate, check and edit department’s input. Analyse and report on expenditure trends through statistical and economical analysis in preparation for pre- and main MTECs Plan and conduct pre- and main MTEC hearings and prepare a comprehensive departmental MTEC report to inform MTEF budget allocations. Coordinate the accuracy and credibility of MTEF database and EPRE. Evaluate Conditional grant business plans and ensure compliance to Division of Revenue Act (DORA) and Bill and also DORA framework. Provide support to departments and ensure that the Main budget is loaded on BAS (Basic Accounting Systems (BAS) and verify accuracy of loaded budget. Review the process of gazetting of transfers to Public Institutions and provide inputs to Appropriation Bill. Provide inputs for the OPRE, budget flyer and policy speech and MEC budget speech. Prepare closeout report on previous years financial and non-financial performance. Coordinate the adjusted budget publications: Consolidate a report on recommendations of the departmental roll over requests of conditional grant and equitable share for National Treasury and EXCO (Executive Council). Provide guidance to the department and evaluate requests for additional funding/bids as well as with the completion and submission of the database for the Adjustment estimate process and the carry through over the MTEF. Consolidate and submit inputs for Medium Term Budget Policy Statements. Provide support to department and ensure that the Adjustment budget is loaded on BAS and verify accuracy of loaded budget. Provide oversight regarding the compliance of departmental strategic plans (SP) and annual performance plans (app) and the alignment thereof to national and provincial policy priorities: Monitor and manage the provincial budget alignment with strategic plan, APPs and OPS. Analyse monthly IYM on revenue and expenditure and ensure feedback is provided to department: Engage with internal stakeholders and assign responsibilities in preparation for Budget achievability hearings. Establish and maintain appropriate controls and reporting systems in order to meet performance expectations and work with the department to solve problems and generate solutions that may impact on its performance. Review S40 cash flow projections and assess credibility of submissions for equitable share and conditional grant allocations. Review the weekly expenditure report that will inform the monthly IYM. Monitor and report on the IYM and evaluated submission for completeness and accuracy. Monitor the implementation of provincial budgets by assessing departmental revenue and expenditure. Monitor and report on utilisation of gazetted transfers. Provide monthly feedback to EXCO, CBC, Top management and department on IYM analysis. Provide inputs for the CFO’s forum when required. Prepare PEAR document for National Treasury. Analyse quarterly performance reports (QPR) and provide feedback to department: Review QPR model. Analyse and report on QPR submission and assess credibility of variance explanations. Integrate, analyse and report on non-financial and financial performance information focusing on policy priorities of the department. Prepare quarterly feedback letters to departments. Monitor timeous reporting of any emerging factors that could preclude the achievement of performance targets / outputs, including contingency measures to ensure the impact of such deviation is minimised. Conduct and report on site visits undertaken to inform budget and other policy decisions. Monitor and report on the evaluation of studies needed to gain timely and relevant insights into emerging areas of concern are undertaken and that the data is shared with all those involved in decision making. Manage area of responsibility: ability to lead certain projects of the programme and actively participate. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team / section produces excellent work in terms of quality/quantity and timeliness. Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from manager. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities. Work Plans and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all subordinates developed and implemented timeously. Manage employee performance daily and conduct Performance Assessments of subordinates. Manage all aspects of management and organisation of the component are constantly reviewed and ensure that they best suit the needs of the PT in realising its strategic objectives. Monitor expenditure and ensure it is within budget. Monitor that assets are managed, maintained and kept in good conditions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms B Ndayi 040 1010 072
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT REF NO: PT 02/03/2018
Purpose: To manage the development, and implementation reviewal, of Contract Administration Services in the Department. To manage the performance and risks of contracts, and as needed, provide guidance on contract matters to units within the ECPT.
SALARY : R658 558 per annum Level 11
CENTRE : Bhisho
REQUIREMENTS : A Three year Degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or Relevant Certificate of RPL (as assessed and awarded by a recognised university or institution of learning, with a minimum of 120 credits at NQF Level 6) in Commerce / Supply Chain Management / Procurement/ Law or related field coupled with Minimum of 5 years’ experience contract management experience of which 3 years must have been at an Assistant Director Level. Short Courses in Contract Management will be an added advantage. Skills and competencies: In-depth knowledge of the legislative framework that governs the Public Service. Knowledge and application of the following prescripts: Public Finance Management Act, National Treasury Regulations,- National Treasury Instructions &Practice Notes. Applied Strategic Thinking, Applying Technology, Budgeting and Financial Management. Communication and Information Management, Continuous Improvement, Citizen Focus and Responsiveness, Developing Others, Diversity Management, Impact and Influence, Managing Interpersonal Conflict and Resolving Problems, Networking and Building Bonds, Planning and Organising, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Project Management, Team Leadership, Computer Literate and Good Communication Skills (verbal and written).
DUTIES : Develop departmental contract management policies and guidelines: Review Contract Management policies and procedures annually. Conduct research on best practices with regards to contract Management policies and procedures. Draft recommendations of improvements and submit for approval. Manage departmental contracting: Manage, undertake and review the monitoring, analyses and determination of actions to ensure proper contract administration. Administer variations to contracts. Evaluate applications for price adjustments and invoke penalty clauses. Evaluate applications for variations, amendment cancelations and develop proposals for approval. Evaluate applications for deviations and make recommendations. Undertake dispute resolution and ensure that all documentation is prepared and available to resolve contractual disputes. Maintain proper relationship with suppliers within the code of ethics Monitor supplier performance according to the contract and service level agreement. Negotiate favourable terms and conditions to both ECPT and service provider. Demonstrate high-level understanding of Governance Framework for Contract Management and Internal Control. Manage area of responsibility: Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team / section produces excellent work in terms of quality / quantity and timeliness, Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from Senior Manager. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential, provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities, Ensure Performance Agreements, Work Plans and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all subordinates are developed and implemented timeously, Manage employee performance daily and ensure timely submission of Performance Assessments of all subordinates. Ensure assets are managed, maintained and kept safely by subordinates.
ENQUIRIES : Ms B Ndayi 040 1010 072/071