CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER REF NO: HO 2024/04/05

SALARY : R1 693 164 per annum, all-inclusive package
CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Accounting or Financial
Management or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. Registration
as a Chartered Accountant (SA) will serve as a strong recommendation. 8
years senior management experience in an accounting or financial
management environment. A certificate for entry into the Senior Management
Services (SMS) obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is
compulsory and should be submitted prior to appointment. Computer literate.
Valid driver’s licence. Required Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of
the South African Criminal Justice Systems and the Correctional Services
architecture. Understanding of public service policy and related legislative
framework (Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Finance Management
Act, with emphasis on the Correctional Services Act 111 of 1998 as amended).
Competencies and Attributes: Strategic capability and leadership. Financial
management, policy development, communication, project and programme
management. Transformation and change management. Client orientation and
customer focused. Problem solving and analysis, service delivery innovation,
decision making, people management and empowerment. Safety and security
awareness. Integrity and honesty. Confidentiality and good interpersonal
relations. Understanding of public service policy and legislative framework.
Assertiveness, ability to network, diplomacy and tact, influence and impact.
Technical ability to optimally support the Accounting Officer to align the
allocation of financial resources to the imperatives set by the strategic and
annual performance plans of the department and to account thereof.
DUTIES : Provide strategic direction in the implementation of financial and management
accounting practices. Ensure strategic leadership in complying with the supply
chain management processes. Manage all salary queries from various
stakeholders. Manage departmental compensation and deduction
management. Management and adherence to supply chain management
policy requirements. Implementation of the Preferential Procurement Policy
Framework Act and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act. Develop
and implement fiscal policies including supply chain management. Advice and
ensure compliance to finance and supply chain management policies,
procedures and systems. Develop communication strategies and systems for
the department. Advice and communicate on the strategies developed. Set
performance standards and benchmarks against which to measure target
achievement. Monitor and ensure compliance with norms and standards of the
Treasury Regulations, PFMA and BBBEE. Prepare annual financial statements
in line with treasury regulations. Ensure that the preparations of the budget are
in line with strategic plans and departmental objectives. Develop and manage
memorandum of understanding, service level agreements and expenditure
review. Represent the strategic intent of the department in intergovernmental
and technical structures within the National Treasury on matters dealing with
the allocation of financial resources and policy directives. Management of
human resources, finance, assets and performance information.
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No:(012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
2174.
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

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