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Manager: Income and Expenditure

  • Full Time
  • KZN
  • Salary: R422 652.06 - R548 645.88 P.A. (TASK LEVEL 15)

Richmond Municipality



The Richmond Municipality hereby invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the following permanent positions.


SALARY: R422 652.06 – R548 645.88 P.A. (TASK LEVEL 15)

Key requirements: • Grade 12 • National Diploma/Degree in Accounting or equivalent • Minimum 5 years’ experience relevant supervisory experience • Computer literacy • Drivers licence Code B • Must have Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) Certificate • Knowledge of Munsoft and SAGE VIP Payroll system.

Key performance areas: Manages applications and sequences associated with recording, authorization and execution of expenditure transactions, by: • Scrutinizing supporting documentation and goods receipting sequences against transactional recordings and seeking investigational reports from expenditure processing functions on anomalies to accounts and payments due/made • Analyzing accounting records/entries of transactional sequences (salary, allowances, etc.) and approving the processing of adjustments through journal entries, reconciliation and posting to general ledger creditor accounts • Monitoring transactional sequences associated with expenditure for capital and ad-hoc projects/programmes and approving transactional financial reports on projects prior to release for Management perusal and comment • Controlling the updating and recording sequences of transactions in the suspense account of the main ledger • Preparing reports and schedules of accounts, sourcing and collating information from audited project financial records to support application for grant funding and/or resolution of claims lodged with provincial/national government structures • Co-ordinating and guiding specific deadlines and financial reporting sequences associated with audit and legal compliance exercise, checking and verifying information/records submitted satisfied the scope of requirements • Implementing control to monitor debtor accounts, alerting users to activate or seek approval on specific debt recovery sequences • Directing the debtor transactional processing sequences, attending to approval requirements for settlement provisions, updating and reconciliation of revenue accounts and the preparation of financial reports reflecting the Municipality’s Income status • Co-ordinating and guiding specific deadlines and financial reporting sequences associated with audit and legal compliance exercise, checking and verifying information/records submitted satisfies the scope of requirements • Monitoring the debtor age analysis to determine progress with recovery and/or seeking reasons for non-compliance • Communicating with legal personnel and preparing and/or approving schedules detailing debts incurred, penalties due and legal costs • Interacting with Financial Institutions on the status of markets against returns on short term investments and, allocating funds to specific control accounts • Updating and maintaining all information, transactional records and investment documentation and registers • Completing the necessary sequences to electronically enable transfers from call accounts and/or access status reports and balances for inclusion into financial reports.


Letters of application accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications must be forwarded to: The Acting Municipal Manager, Mr S.D. Mkhize, Richmond Municipality, Private Bag 1028, Richmond 3780, or be hand delivered to 57 Shepstone Street, Richmond by no later then the close of business on Friday, 16 August 2019.

Enquiries may be directed through: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer, on tel. 033 212 2155.

Should you not be contacted within 1 month from the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

The Richmond Municipality subscribes to the Employment Equity Act.

The canvassing of Councillors and officials in respect of the above position will lead to the immediate disqualification of applicants. Faxed applications, copies of certified copies and e-mailed copies of applications will not be accepted.

The Richmond Municipality reserves the right not to fill these positions.