ACCOUNTS OFFICER: FINANCE UNIT
REF: FICAC- 01/2020
Background: The Moses Kotane Institute is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), with a mandate to conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sections; and to strategically lead in innovation and maritime co-ordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of the provincial economy. The institution is looking for the experienced and qualifying individuals to fulfil this new role. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.
Requirements: BCom Degree in Accounting (NQF Level 7)
Experience: 3 years’ relevant experience and expertise in accounts processing within the Finance Unit.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 09
Duration: 12 months as may be required for specific duties – Performance Agreement to be entered into upon appointment
Core competencies: Analysis and problem solving, judgement and decision making, conceptual thinking, information seeking, stress tolerance, reliability, integrity, self-reliance / Independent worker, facilitating teamwork, oral communication, written communication, proactive communication, networking, developing relationships, organising and prioritising, results focus, quality focus, customer focus, technical and professional knowledge/skills.
Responsibilities: Assist in the maintenance of accurate and real time accounting records. Process general ledger transactions and chart of accounts. Process the payments for creditors and suppliers timeously. Assist the Finance Specialist in high- level monitoring of controls including a review of the reconciliation between the general ledger and the payroll and exception reports. Processing of invoices in accordance with levels of authority and allocate expenditure to correct supplier and general ledger account on a daily basis. Assist the finance unit with filing.
Correspondence: Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s licence and certified copies of qualifications (SAQA evaluated if foreign). All certification should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 12h00 on 12 February 2020. Applications not compliant with the prescripts herein, will not be considered. MKI reserves the right to use their discretion to apply the Employment Equity Act principles in consideration of applications. For any administrative queries contact Ms Thembi Sithole on 031 266 1777. Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.