FINANCE CLERK




DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

POST: FINANCE CLERK
Finance Management Division Chief Directorate: Accounting Directorate: Stores, Services and Related Payments, Finance Accounting Service Centres (FASCs).

SALARY: R152 862 per annum (Level 05).

CENTRE: FASC Wonderboom (Pretoria), Ref No: CFO 18/5/1A; FASC MOD (Pretoria), Ref No: CFO 18/5/1B

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement: Grade 12 certificate with finance related subjects. Ability in understanding, interpreting and correctly applying of financial policy and prescripts. Basic knowledge of financial and accounting processes. Basic knowledge of contract management or State Tender Board regulations and supply chain management process. Sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations as well as knowledge of Financial Management Systems will serve as a strong recommendation. Computer literate in MS Office software packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Ability to effectively liaise and communicate with clients. Decisive and persevering iro task finalisation. Permanent RSA citizen with no criminal record. The possession of a valid driver’s licence will be an advantage. Willing to undergo driving-and-maintenance training in order to obtain a military driver’s license. Willing to undergo training at Finance Education, Training Development Centre. Willing to be detached to Satellite Offices across geographical boundaries. Willing to work with cash (as cashier), in Rand and Foreign currency. Willing to assist with general administrative functions and archiving /filing/safekeeping of all accounting documentation. Added advantage: Post Matric qualification in Finance and /or a minimum of one year relevant experience. The successful candidate will be required to complete all relevant courses.

DUTIES: Scrutinise, verify, register and couple medical and supplier invoices for payment. Strictly apply policy, prescriptions and regulations. Detect and report on all irregularities. Safekeeping of payment and other accounting documentation for audit purposes. Utilise the Financial Management System (FMS) to regularly record all accounting transactions and do enquiries. Performing of cashier duties by paying out of cash advances, administering of claims on the Central Advance System and capturing of all related accounting transactions on the FMS. Recording, safekeeping and issuing of Face Value Documents (FVD) and updating the FVD System. Confirmation of TELKOM accounts. Administering of Paymaster General (PMG) account deposits and assisting with general administration and accounting functions at the FASC.


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ENQUIRIES: Mr I. Van der Walt, Tel No: (012) 392-2850.

APPLICATIONS: Department of Defence, Financial Management Division, DFSS, Career Management Section, Private Bag X137,Pretoria, 0001 or applications may be hand-delivered to: Department of Defence, Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in wooden post box 5 at reception.

NOTE: The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the attention/perusal of all interested job seekers, whether they are serving employees/officials of the DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or persons employed outside the Public Service. Persons not employed by the DOD/Public Service are encouraged to apply for the vacancies advertised in this circular. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months ito the prescribed rules.


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