Accounting Practitioner Local Government Accounting Job Vacancy 2017 - 2018
Accounting Practitioner: Local Government Accounting, Ref No. PT 2017-27
Mr Z Hendricks at (021) 483 5243
Location - Country
Location - Province
Location - Town / City
Provincial Treasury, Western Cape Government is seeking to employ an individual to assist with the implementation of Generally Recognised Accounting Practices (GRAP), conformance with relevant laws and regulations, the development of management accounting information and the development of Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA) in order to enhance business decision-making and good governance. This position is stationed in Cape Town.
An appropriate 3-year National Diploma with Accounting 3 as a major subject; A minimum of 3 years’ experience of municipal accounting in a finance department; A valid driver’s licence and a willingness to travel.
Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) experience; Completed articles; Working knowledge of Municipal Standard Chart of Accounts (MSCOA).
Key Performance Areas
Assess municipalities against the relevant Accounting Reporting Framework; Municipalities supported and monitored against MSCOA implementation; Roll out of municipal support interventions to municipalities; Conduct municipal financial assessments based on financial statements and other related data.
Knowledge of municipal accounting systems; Proven computer literacy; Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project Management Tools); Analytical skills; Problem Solving/Decision-making; Good numerical ability; Communication skills (written and verbal) in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape; Ability to work independently and part of a team.