Senior State Accountant Vacancy At Department of Defence

Individuals with a passion in accountancy are presented with the opportunity to apply for the Senior State Accountant vacancy at Department of Defence. The vacant position is available within the Finance Management Division of the Chief Directorate Financial Services (Directorate Control Service and Sub Directorate Loss Administration). Apply today if interested!

Job Details

Interested candidates are advised to quote this reference number of this post within their application form, CFO 18/10/1. Incumbent will receive salary amounting to R 299 709 annually (level 08). The Senior State Accountant vacancy at Department of Defence is situated in Pretoria. To be eligible for this job, all candidates are required to fulfil one of the following educational requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate accompanied by B Degree or three year ND in Accounting or Finance with at least three years of working experiences in damages and losses environment, or
  • Grade 12 certificate with at least seven years of prior working experience in losses and damages environment

It is also expected that candidates be in possession of a minimum of three years of practical experience in a supervisory capacity.

Job Related Knowledge and Competencies

  • Understanding and knowledge of the Logistic and the Finance processes as well as the core processes in Government
  • Ability to correctly and effectively apply and interpret regulations and policy
  • Innovative and analytical thinking ability
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to draft and compile effective reports
  • Computer literacy including MS Word and Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Strongly orientated towards teamwork
  • Receptive towards work-related ideas or suggestions and persevering or decisive in respect of task finalisation
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Should you be in possession of a valid Military driver’s license or driver’s license then it would be an added advantage in order to conduct staff visits and attend meetings as and when necessary.

Job Duties

  • Management of loss control systems and processes in order to enable the reporting and detection of all losses of State Assets/Funds within the department to the Loss Control Section
  • Receive all loss details from within the department
  • Record all such losses on the central database
  • Maintain and open proper registers on all reported losses
  • Render continuous and timeous updating of all active loss control files
  • Make sure all loss control files are referenced correctly in terms of the prescribed file reference numbers and that proper registry procedure are conformed to
  • Analyse and collect all data/info on losses and report to Assistant Director Loss Control
  • Evaluate all data/info received to make sure that it’s complete and correct in accordance with prescribed procedure
  • Update management info database regularly to make sure all info contained is relevant and current
  • Compile comprehensive reports and statistics in respect of all reporting and losses to Assistant Director Loss Control
  • Conduct timeous evaluation of all losses

How to Apply

Apply for the Senior State Accountant vacancy at Department of Defence before November 2, 2018 by submitting an application containing:

  • Z83 application form
  • Certified copy of ID, and all qualifications
  • A detailed resume

Forward via post to: Financial Management Division, DFSS, Career Management Section, Private Bag X 137,Pretoria, 0001

Or, hand deliver it to: Department of Defence, Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in wooden post box 5 at Reception.

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For more information: Ms M.H.P. Deane Tel No: (012) 392-2672