Mar 22, 2021

Director: Guardian Funds

  • Department of Justice & Constitutional Development
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

Ref No: 21/47/CFO
SALARY : R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum. The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement.

A Degree in Financial Management/or Public Administration at NQF level 7 (with Accounting as a major subject); A minimum of six (6-10) years relevant experience in financial and trust funds environment; Minimum of 5 years’experience at middle/senior managerial level; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and National Treasury Regulations; Knowledge of GRAP/GAAP, accrual accounting as well as modified cash and cash accounting; A valid driver’s license. This will be added as advantage: Experience in Third Party Funds administration, the Guardian Fund System and working knowledge of SAP; Knowledge of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and its trust functions and services; Skills And Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service Delivery Innovation (SDI); Problem Solving and Analysis; People Management and Empowerment; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; Honesty and Integrity.

Key Performance Areas: Oversee GF Financial and Accounting operations;
Oversee GF Reporting and Audit Facilitation; Manage Guardian Funds (GF)
bank reconciliations in terms of National Treasury Regulations (NTR)
Regulations/DFI/Policies/Circulars and Procedure Manuals; Compile trail
balance, annual financial statements and annual report from information
gathered from master’s Office, Chief Master, Systems utilized and other
sources in line with generally accepted accounting practice; Provide effective people management.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Email Address

NOTE : Preference will be given to women and people with disability.


The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer.

In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post.

The email must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font,
copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required

qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary.

Attachments must be in a PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes.

Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department.

Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.

Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency

A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.

Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.

Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin.

Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.

ERRATTUM: Kindly note that the post of Deputy Director: Contract
Management Ref No: 21/18/CFO advertised in public service vacancy circular 09 dated 12 February 2021, the post 05/32 of Deputy Director: Contract Management has been withdrawn and applicants who applied will be considered on the post 06/17 published in the same publication 


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