POSITION: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
DURATION: PERMANENT BASIS (IN LINE WITH THE NEW MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS AMENDMENT ACT 3 OF 2022 WHICH CAME INTO EFFECT ON THE 1 NOVEMBER 2022)
REMUNERATION PACKAGE: R1 103.033 – R1 297.685 – R1 492.337
(IN LINE WITH THE UPPER LIMITS OF TOTAL REMUNERATION PACKAGE PAYABLE TO CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERS, GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO.48789 DATED 14 JUNE 2023)
REQUIREMENTS: At least a Post Graduate Degree or qualification in the fi elds of Accounting, Finance, or Economics registered on the National Qualifi cations Framework at NQF Level 8 with a minimum of 120 credits or Chartered Accountant (SA). Minimum of seven (07) years’ experience at management level, of which at least two (02) years must be at Senior Manager level and must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence.
CORE AND LEADING COMPETENCIES: “As prescribed in the Annexure A (Local Government: Competency Framework for Senior Managers) to the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers as published in Government Notice No.21 of 17 January 2014”.
KNOWLEDGE; SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Financial Management and prescripts, guidelines and standards, Treasury Regulations and King Report on Corporate Governance; Understanding of relevant policies and legislations; institutional governance systems and performance management; Good knowledge of supply chain management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000).
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Municipal Manager the incumbent will be responsible to lead, direct and manage staff within the Financial Services department so that they are able to meet their departmental and organizational objectives. Provide strategic leadership, support and advise to the Municipality regarding financial management functions as prescribed by the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act No.56 of 2003 (MFMA), Treasury Regulations and other financial prescripts; Overall management of the budget; Develop and implement key strategic business plans including supply chain management, Revenue Management, Expenditure Management and Budget and Reporting; Prepare and implement municipal budget; Prepare
annual financial statements and other mandatory financial management reports. Establish and maintain financial policies, practices and procedures for the Municipality; Perform duties and functions delegated to the Chief Financial Officer in line with the MFMA and as delegated by the Accounting Officer. Prepare and submit required reports to the Municipal Manager and relevant municipal structures; Ensure support to category B Municipalities in the district on corporate related matters; Develop and implement the Departmental Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP).
This advertisement is in line with the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers (Government Gazette 37245 dated 14 January 2014), Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels (Government Gazette 29967 dated 15 June 2007) and Upper Limits of Total Remuneration Package Payable to Municipal Managers and Managers Directly Accountable to Municipal Managers (GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO.48789 DATED 14 JUNE 2023)
To apply, interested candidates must submit a fully completed application form available from our website: www.cdm.org.za, attach a signed application letter, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of qualifications, driver’s licence and Identity Document to the Municipal Manager, Capricorn District Municipality, P O Box 4100, Polokwane, 0700 or hand – deliver applications at 41 Biccard Street, Polokwane at Registry desk. Applications that are not on the applicable application form, faxed or e-mail applications will not be considered. Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Priscilla Shilubane on
Capricorn District Municipality is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and employment equity, especially in terms of race, gender and disability. Applicants from designated groupings are encouraged to apply. CDM reserves the right not to make appointments. If you do not hear from us within sixty (60) days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will undergo security vetting.
The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract, a performance agreement as well
as to disclose his/her financial interest. The relevant MFMA Unit Standards is an added advantage however a grace period of eighteen (18) months will be provided to obtain the unit standards as per publication in the Government Gazette No.9140593, Government Notice 91 of 03 February 2017 by the Minister of Finance.
CLOSING DATE: 19 JANUARY 2024