x2 Senior State Accountant Positions at the Department of Home Affairs

DEADLINE: 21 August 2023

x2 Senior State Accountant Positions at the Department of Home Affairs

  • SALARY LEVEL: A basic salary of R359 517 to R420 402 per annum (Level 8).

Positions Locations and Ref Numbers

CENTRE : Limpopo: Provincial Manager’s Office – Polokwane (1 Post)- REF NO : HRMC 46/23/7a

CENTRE: North West: Provincial Manager’s Office – Mmabatho (1 Post)- REF NO : HRMC 46/23/7b

REQUIREMENTS: • An undergraduate qualification in Financial Management at NQF level 6 as recognised by SAQA • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the finance environment • Knowledge of functions of BAS, LOGIS and PERSAL • Knowledge of budget planning • Knowledge of Public Service Regulatory Framework • Extensive knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) as well as the Treasury Regulations • Knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.

  • Required skills and competencies: Planning and Organising • Time and records management • Good communication and problem solving skills • Computer literacy.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following specific tasks: • Provide effective financial administration within the Unit • Produce quality reports regarding turnaround times, documents processed and error rates • Provide advice and assistance to staff members in the execution of financial administration tasks • Support the planning of budget information as well as preparation of budget working documents • Undertake the effective financial administration functions such as Budget Planning Administration, Revenue Management as well as the Financial System Administration • Maintain the Department Chart of Accounts • Support the compilation of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework projections in the Province • Monitor expenditure trends and reconciliation thereof against the budget and cash flow projections • Report on the state of expenditure and revenue • Ensure the implementation of Policies and Procedures • Administer quality, risk, standards and practices against prescribed framework • Ensure effective risk and compliance management • Ensure compliance to all relevant regulatory, internal and external compliance requirements • Maintain relationship with various internal and external stakeholders • Ensure business transformation and partnership with various stakeholders • Administer effective and efficient management / use of human and physical resources in the unit • Monitor assets of the Unit according to the Assets and Supply Chain Management Framework.

ENQUIRIES : Limpopo: Mr J Kgole, Tel No: (015) 287 2802; North West: Mr L Appels, Tel No: (018) 397 9908/22

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:

The Department of Home Affairs Office as follows:-

  • Limpopo: Postal Address: Private Bag X 9517, Polokwane, 0700 Physical Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699
  • North West: Postal Address: Private Bag X 119, Mmabatho, 2735, Physical Address: Cnr Sheppard and Carrington Street, Mafikeng, 2745


Applications must be –

  • sent to the correct address specified at the bottom of the Circular, on or before the closing date;
  • submitted on the new Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable at;
  • accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, including the details of at least two contactable employment references (as recent as possible);
  • shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a copy of their ID document, a valid driver’s license (if specified as a job requirement), as well as the relevant highest educational qualifications, on or before the day of the interview. Applicants who possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results of such qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA); and


  • In the filling of entry level positions, preference may be given to unemployed youth / graduates, and / or who have successfully completed their respective skills development programmes, who satisfy the inherent requirements of the post and reside within close proximity to the office where the post is based.
  • Shortlisted Candidates will be subjected to an interview;
  • Candidates potentially considered suitable after the interview, will be subjected to employment suitability checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and qualification verifications).



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