Closing Date: 27 March 2020
Salary: R811,416 – Mid – R911,704 – Maximum – R1,011,991 per annum + 7% rural allowance
DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL SERVICES
Appointment will be on a 5 (five-year), fixed-term performance contract
Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 42023 dated 8 November 2018 –
Minimum Package: R811,416 – Mid – R911,704 – Maximum – R1,011,991 per annum + 7% rural allowance
Requirements & Qualifications:
At least NQF Level 7 in the fields of Accounting, Finance or Economics or Certificate in Municipal Financial Management (SAQA qualification ID No. 48965) * Municipal Minimum Competency Requirements for Local Government completed or to be completed within 18 months from date of appointment, as per Regulations in Government Notice (if completed certified proof MUST be attached to application) Registration/registrable with a relevant professional body * Knowledge of Local Government Finance * Minimum of 7 years’ experience at senior management level * Computer Literacy * Effective Communication Skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape (English, Afrikaans, Xhosa) * Strategic Thinking Skills * Positive Attitude * Valid Code B driver’s license
Focus Areas: Revenue & Expenditure / Financial Management Services
Key Performance Areas: Managing the Financial Services Department * Developing, implementing and managing strategies which will impact positively on the financial performance of the Beaufort West Municipality * Ensuring the accurate execution of municipal functions in compliance with relevant legislation * Overhead accountability for all revenue and income, assets and settlement of liabilities * Meticulous execution of Council policies * Compiling financial statements and applying budgetary control measures * Implementing generally accepted municipal accounting practice within relevant legislation * Responsible for the performance management system of the Department * Supervising the implementation of elements of the IDP within the Department * Controlling efficient budget management and control of the Department * Establishing and maintaining a sound quality management system in accordance with relevant legislation, policies practices and standards * Performing statutory duties and exercising delegated authority * Supply chain management, ratings & tariffs, equitable share and financial viability monitoring.
The position is located at the Beaufort West Municipality offices.
Forward completed applications on the prescribed form for senior managers reporting to the municipal manager, obtainable from our website - www.beaufortwestmun.co.za or Human Resource Section for the above position, accompanied by a detailed CV together with certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s licence including details of at least three (3) contactable references to –
* The Municipal Manager, Private Bag 582, Beaufort West, 6970
Hand deliver: The Municipal Manager, 112 Donkin Street, Beaufort West 6970
Please note that this appointment is subject to disclosure of financial interest. Candidates will have to undergo a 57competency based assessment and security vetting. The successful candidate will be subjected to the signing of an Annual Performance Agreement and an Employment Contract.
NB: No late, fax or e-mail applications will be accepted.
Telephonic enquiries should be directed to the Municipal Manager: Mr. Kosie Jacobus Haarhoff at Tel No: 023 414 8195/8194 or Director: Corporate Services: Mr Amos C Makendlana at Tel. No. 023 414 8104/8181.
Closing date: Friday 27 March 202Notice No. 57/2020: DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SERVICES (143.89KB) Last published 04 March 2020