VACANCY : CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    DANNHAUSER MUNICIPALITY (KZ 254)

    Dannhauser Local Municipality (KZ 254) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and also encourages applications from disabled person.

    DEPARTMENT : BUDGET & TREASURY

    VACANCY : CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

    * B Comm: Accounting or any other equivalent qualification
    * Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Local Government.
    * Proven track record in senior management position in Local Government environment.
    * Understanding and knowledge of financial computer systems.
    * A sound knowledge of Local Government Finance Management Act (MFMA) and Treasury Regulations and other legislation, procedures and processes pertaining to Local Government finance.
    * Must have a motor vehicle available for the proper performance of his or her functions and discharge of his or her duties.
    * Certificate: Municipal Finance Management Programme(MFMP) (minimum competencies)

    ACADEMIC AND OTHER PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

     Maturity, analytical ability and integrity;
     Ability to meet deadlines and working under pressure;
     Willingness to work long hours at times;
     Computer literacy (Microsoft windows XP, Spread sheet and Internet, etcetera)

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The incumbent will be accountable to the Municipal Manager(Accounting Officer) and be responsible for the following:

    * Manage and responsible for the planning, organising. Co-ordinating, delegating and control of all activities of the staff of the Budget & Treasury department, inclusive of Supply Chain Management Services.
    * Manage financial risk, Internal Audit, Budget & Treasury Office
    * Perform such budgeting, accounting, analysis, financial reporting, cash management, debt management, review and other duties as may be delegated in terms of the MFMA by the Accounting Officer.
    * Responsible for the compilation of financial statements and control of bank accounts.
    * Responsible for ensuring compliance with the MFMA and the Financial Regulations and keeping abreast with circulars and legislation affecting this municipality.
    * Advise the Accounting Officer on the exercise of powers and duties assigned to him in terms of the relevant sections of the MFMA.

    REMUNERATION

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    Please note that NO applications by E-mail or Fax will be accepted.

    Applicants should note that if they are not notified of the outcome of their applications within 30 days of the closing date for submission of applications, they may conclude that their applications were not successful.

    The municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment following the placement of this advertisement.

    Applications containing a curriculum vitae and certified copies of all qualifications marked “CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER” shall be sent to:
    The Municipal Manager
    Private Bag x1011
    Dannhauser
    3080,

    or handed in at
    8 Church Street,
    Dannhauser
    3080

    Any enquiries relating to this advertisement may be directed to the Manager Corporate Services, Mrs Sharda Narothum, at 8 Church Street, Dannhauser, office no. 5 main building of Head Office, who can also be contacted on 034 621 2666 ext. 203 during office hours commencing from 07H30 – 16H00, with a lunch interval between 13H00 – 13H30, Monday to Friday.

    Selection will be made in terms of the Recruitment, Selection and Appointment Policy of Dannhauser Municipality.

    CLOSING DATE : 28 FEBRUARY 2012

    NKOSI WB
    MUNICIPAL MANAGER

    NOTICE NO. 13/01/2012