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Finance Manager

Main Purpose: To provide sound financial management systems and sound business principles by recording and summarising financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Key Responsibilities
Facilitate the implementation of the organisation business plan; Monitoring the implementation of financial policies for the organization; developing policies in collaboration with management; Compiling financial information; Compiling financial reports; Coordinating all aspects of the annual operating budget and capital budget; Ensuring compliance with different statutory legislation; Ensure that the organization is managed on sound financial and business principles; Managing assets; Valid SA driver’s license.

Key requirements
Relevant postgraduate Accounting/Finance qualification with 3 - 5 years experience as a Finance Manager in a Public sector; Knowledge and understanding of PFMA and Treasury Regulations; Understanding of the NAC Act; Understanding of socio-political issues impacting on the public service in South Africa; Completed articles – advantageous; Pastel Accounting is essential; Advanced computer literacy essential

Financial management skills; Negotiation skills; Excellent verbal communication skills; Account management skills; Planning and organising skills ability; Efficient and accurate with attention to detail; Assertiveness; Able to work under pressure; Business acumen; Judgment; Delivery focus; Team work
A covering letter and a detailed CV including three contactable referees and certified copies of qualifications should be addressed to the Human Resources Office at P O Box 500, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2113 or email:

Contact will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard from the NAC by 30 September 2012, please note that your application has been unsuccessful. The NAC applies the Employment Equity Act in its recruitment process and strives for a staff complement that is representative of South Africa.


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