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mSCOA Administrator

  • Full Time
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: R289 195.80 - R375 391.56 p.a. (T12)

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality with its seat in Ixopo invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the following position.



Salary Scale: R289 195.80 – R375 391.56 p.a. (T12)

Applicable benefits: Medical aid, pension, 13th cheque, home owner’s allowance

Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 Certificate • Bachelor of Commerce/Accounting Science or National Diploma in Accounting/Finance with majors in Financial Accounting and Management Accounting • 2 – 3 years’ finance related experience in Local Government of which 2 years’ must be MSCOA related • Must have demonstrable experience in the successful implementation of the municipal Standard Chart of Accounts (mSCOA) in budgeting, transacting and reporting • Computer literacy (Ms Excel and Word – advanced) • A valid Code EB driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: • Execute the project which is aimed at the successful implementation, transacting and reporting of mSCOA and related key performance areas associated with ensuring compliance • Ensure systems are in place to support the implementation through consultation with the immediate superior on priorities and processes for execution, interpretation, evaluation, review and application of laid down procedures • Monitor and execute specific interventions to ensure compliance and provide advice and guidelines on the principles and approaches necessary to migrate the existing chart of accounts to the standardized mSCOA Chart • Ensure that all mSCOA updates are effected on the financial system on a regular basis • Ensure that data strings are submitted on a monthly to Provincial and National Treasury and that all mSCOA financial and non-financial data are submitted to the Local Government Portal timeously • Ensure that the reporting of financial statements is in line with mSCOA requirements.

A signed letter of application indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive CV and certified copies of original Certificates and ID must be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P O Box 132, Ixopo, 3276, by not later 16h30 on 19 September 2019. Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.

All enquiries should be directed to: The HR Officer, Ms B. Nondabula, at tel. (039) 834 7700.

If you do not hear from Council within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Council reserves the right not to make any appointment/appointments into the above-mentioned position