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Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
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ACCOUNTANT: CREDITORS

Closing Date: 18 July 2022
Salary: R 341 484.94 – R 443 270.98 (T12)

DIRECTORATE                :               FINANCIAL SERVICES

DIVISION                        :               EXPENDITURE MANAGEMENT

SECTION                        :               CREDITORS

BASIC SALARY                :               R 341 484.94 – R 443 270.98 (T12) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS

REF NO                          :               Notice 124 of 2022

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: ● A relevant 3 year tertiary qualification, preferably a National Diploma or B Com with financial accounting as a major subject ●Compliance with the relevant Minimum Competency Levels for Financial Officials as prescribed will be an added advantage ●2 – 5 years relevant experience in Local Government.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS: Computer literacy (MS Office Applications with advanced Excel and SAMRAS knowledge) ●Proficiency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak) ●Good management, human relations, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills ● Ability to give attention to detail   ●High level of responsibility ●Ability to work under pressure and independently● Must work after normal office hours, during emergencies and planned overtime. ● Ability to deal with conflict situations.

 

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ●To record, authorise, execute and report creditors, adhoc payments transactions and EFT payments on system ● Accurate timeous payment of council’s creditors according to the approved budget and in compliance with all the council’s policies and Municipal Finance Management Act and other relevant legislation● Administer bank statements, handle month end and year end procedures, control integration of creditors with ledger, reconciliations, balance records ● Answer audit queries, financial/statistical reports, computerised systems requirements and maintenance ●Ensuring VAT compliance and perform monthly VAT reconciliations ●Disseminate information and guidance with relation to performance management of the human capital of the Section ● Manage and control procedural administrative requirements, record keeping and reporting deadlines associated with the functionality●Keeps abreast of developments, legislative changes, emerging trends and latest technologies in the profession

 

Work related enquiries can be directed to the Manager: Expenditure Ms. V Wakeni on vwakeni@plett.gov.za  or on tell: 044 501 3142.

For general enquiries contact Mr. J Williams or Ms. L Clark on telephone no:  044 501 3418.

 

Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and competency assessment and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal record will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all Financial Interests.

Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A comprehensive CV, original certified copies of Identification documents, qualifications, and driver’s license must accompany the application form and must be hand delivered/couriered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, 1 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay or posted to Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.

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Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

 

Please take note:

 

  1. ONLY hard-copy applications will be considered. No electronic or faxed applications will be accepted.
  2. Please complete the Reference Checking Consent & Authorization Form which is available on the Municipality’s Website. (Compulsory)
  3. NO LATE APPLICATIONS will be considered. Canvassing of Councillors with the purpose of being appointed is not permitted and proof of such canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

 

 

 

 

M MEMANI

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                             CLOSING DATE: 18 July 2022 @14h00 p.m.

 

If you receive no feedback from us within 12 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Bitou Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment and to re-advertise before a shortlist is compiled.

Notice 124 of 2022_Accountant Creditors (Closing Date 18 July 2022) (227.72KB) Job Application Form (510.29KB) Reference Checking Consent Form (310.53KB) Last published 05 July 2022