Closing Date: 06 December 2019
Salary: R 932,548 – R 1 078.089 – R 1 223.632
Minimum requirements: • At least a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or a relevant qualification Registered on the National Qualifications Framework at a NQF level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits • At least 5 years’ appropriate experience at senior and middle management level, of which at least 2 years (preferably 3 years) must have been at senior management level • Sound knowledge of and exposure to local government operations and municipal financial management • Strong visionary and leadership abilities with strategic thinking and decision-making skills • In-depth knowledge of local government legislation and the statutory requirements relating to the post • Core skills as set out in the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Service of Senior Managers, 17 January 2014 as prescribed in Annexure A thereof• Excellent facilitation and communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Valid Code B driver’s license. Where an applicant does not have the required Minimum Competencies as required by the MFMA, the applicant must obtain the required modules within 18 months of appointment.
Key performance areas: • Develop, implement and manage strategic goals, policy and procedures in accordance with the strategic goals of the Municipality • Effectively manage financial services (budget, income, expenditure, activity-based costing, supply chain management and mScoa implementation) with the establishment, implementation and maintenance of a financial management strategy • Be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Directorate • Advise the accounting officer and co-/senior managers regarding the execution of powers and duties as assigned to them in compliance with the Municipal Financial Management Act • Liaise and interact with individuals, role-players and agencies at senior level at all three levels of government • Assist and support the accounting officer with the roles and responsibilities as delegated by the Chief Financial Officer • Ensure municipal financial viability with the management and monitoring of all income and expenditure of the Witzenberg Municipality, safeguarding of all assets, discharge of municipal obligations and the proper and committed compliance with the Financial Management Act and other prescriptsChief Financial Officer (53.53KB) Last published 15 November 2019