FREE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Free State Provincial Government is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender and disability) in the Province through the filling of this post and candidates whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote representativity will receive preference.
APPLICATIONS: Head: Public Works and Infrastructure, Human Resources Management Directorate. P.O Box 7551, Bloemfontein 9300 or Applications that are hand delivered must be brought at the Foyer of OR Tambo House where they must be placed in the appropriately marked box at: Security Ground Floor, OR Tambo House, St. Andrews Street, Bloemfontein.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER REF NO: PW 19/22
SALARY: R1 189 338 per annum (Level 14) (An all-inclusive package). The remuneration package consists of a basic salary (70%), the Employer contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion, which may be structured in terms of the rules for the structuring of the flexible portion and which may include a 13th cheque, motor car allowance, home owner's allowance and medical aid assistance.
CENTRE: Head Office (Bloemfontein)
REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate postgraduate tertiary qualification in Accounting or Financial Management with proven managerial experience and designation as Chartered Accountant with SAICA; Extensive knowledge of and experience in Public Service financial management; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Driver license (code 8); Appointment is subject to the following: Performance Agreement, Vetting, SMS Contract, Competency Assessment, and Financial Disclosure. NB: Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated.
DUTIES: Develop, implement and maintain appropriate mechanisms to timeously respond to the changing needs for financial information, the interpretation thereof and the rendering of technical advice to the Accounting Officer. Ensuring that the financial resources and assets of the department are utilized effectively and economically to realize the objectives of the strategic plan. Ensuring that all conditional grants and donor funds where appropriate are properly managed and financial reports prepared. Provide technical advice to line managers to ensure the equitable allocation, maintenance and effective utilization of resources in line with the strategic objectives of the department, legislative imperatives and good governance arrangements. Meet the reporting requirements and standards under the PFMA, Division of Revenue Act and financial statements. Ensure adequate internal financial control arrangements and systems for the accountable delegation of financial powers, asset security, monitoring, evaluation, early warning and timeous corrective action. Assist the Accounting Officer by applying cost benefit analysis principles assuring value for money. Oversee the budgetary process within the department, exercise budgetary control and provide at a strategic level early warning arrangements. Develop and facilitate the implementation of the supply chain management system consistent with legislative and other good governance arrangements. Oversee the preparation and submission of the annual financial statements and liaison with the Auditor-General in this regard. Assist with the implementation of the Division of Revenue Act. Liaise with the relevant role-players within the three spheres of government in the financial environment regarding transversal financial and related corporate governance matters.
ENQUIRIES: Mr ME Mohlahlo, Acting Head of Department Tel No: (051) 492 3766)