POSITION: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
(05 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
REMUNERATION PACKAGE: R1 055.080 – R1 427.459
(IN LINE WITH THE UPPER LIMITS OF TOTAL REMUNERATION PACKAGE PAYABLE TO CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERS, GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO.460623 DATED 18 MARCH 2022 WITH EFFECT FROM 01 JULY 2021)
REQUIREMENTS: At least NQF level 7 in fields of Accounting or Economics or Chartered Accountant (SA). Minimum of seven (07) years’ experience at senior 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.
LEADING MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES: Strategic direction and leadership; People management, Program and project management, financial management; change and governance leadership, planning and organizing, analysis, and innovation, knowledge and information management; communication as well as result and quality focus.
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.460623 DATED 18 MARCH 2022)
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 Acting 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 Mr. Boldwin Raganya on 015 294 1009.
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 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 preferred 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: 07 July 2022
ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER