GOVERNMENT PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION AGENCY (GPAA) – FINANCE ADMINISTRATORS


GOVERNMENT PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION AGENCY (GPAA)


CLOSING DATE :
31 July 2020 at 12h00 noon No late applications will be considered.
NOTE : Take note of the disclaimer mentioned on each advert during COVID lockdown. It
is preferred that applications with supporting documentation, including signed Z83
be emailed to the respective email addresses indicated on each advert. Ensure that
you use the correct inbox/email. Applications send to the incorrect inbox will be
deemed a regret. Ensure to sign your Z83 before you scan it. A Z83 not signed, will
be deemed a regret. Only send documents related to the requirements in the
advert. Requirement of applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83,
obtainable on the internet at http://www.gpaa.gov.za (Originally signed). The
relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. Application should
consist of (1) a comprehensive CV (specifying all experience and duties, indicating
the respective dates MM/YY as well as indicating references with full contact
details) (2) certified copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), Identity
document, valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement
of the job) and proof of citizenship if not RSA Citizen. Note: All copies must be
certified in the past 6 months. Failure to submit the above information will result in
the application not considered and deemed a regret. The candidate must agree to
the following: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and
time determined by GPAA. Applicants must note that pre-employments checks and
references will be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also
subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include but not limited to:
security clearance, security vetting, qualification/study verification, citizenship
verification, financial/asset record check, previous employment verification and
criminal record. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as
prescribed by Minimum Information Security Standards. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be conducted with the
short- listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months
after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. The candidate must take note of: It is intended to promote
representativeness through the filling of these posts and the candidature of persons
whose promotion/ appointment will promote representativeness, will receive
preference. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For salary levels 11 – 15,
the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s
contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion in
terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to undergo a Competency
Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates shortlisted for SMS positions
will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant
technical elements of the job. One of the minimum entry requirements for SMS is
the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit:
https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/ The GPAA
reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests/competency assessments for
non-SMS positions during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted
will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the
post(s). The GPAA reserves the right to cancel the filling/not to fill a vacancy that
was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The successful
candidate will have to sign and annual performance agreement and will be required
to undergo a security clearance.

MANAGEMENT ECHELON

POST 17/14 : FINANCE ADMINISTRATORS: UNCLAIMED AND TRACING
(12 months contract)

Finance: Unclaimed Benefits
SALARY : R208 584 per annum (Level 06) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
CENTRE : Durban, Ulundi and New Castle
Durban – Ref No: FA/UC&T/DURBAN/2020/06-1C
Ulundi – Ref No: FA/UC&T/ULUNDI/2020/06-2C
New Castle – Ref No: FA/UC&T/NEWCASTLE/2020/06-1C


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three year tertiary qualification/degree/national diploma (at least
360 credits) (Finance related) with 18 months proven experience in
accounting/financial management of which 6 months should be in administration
OR A Senior Certificate/Grade 12 coupled with 3 years appropriate proven
experience in accounting/financial management field of which 6 months should be
in administration. Computer literacy that would include a good working knowledge
of Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel and Word. Proficiency in
English is a requirement and the ability to speak any of the other official languages
in the province (applying for) will be an added advantage. The applications of
individuals currently residing in KZN may receive preference and targeting the
geographical areas sourced for. Knowledge of PFMA. Knowledge of Public Service
Act (PSA); Integrity; Analytical skills; Customer orientation; Ability to prioritize; Time
management skills; Effective communication skills (written and verbal); Ability to
work in a team; Problem solving skills; Deadline driven.

DUTIES : The incumbent of this position will be responsible for a wide variety of financial
administrative tasks which includes the following, but not limited to; Trace
beneficiaries. Find contact details on ITC and other platforms in order to identify
members and beneficiaries for unclaimed benefits; Contact potential candidates,
confirming their personal particulars, in order to validate their status as
beneficiaries; Engage government departments and other community platforms to
trace beneficiaries and members on unclaimed benefits list. Rectify error by
updating the system with the correct information provided by the clients. Send
unclaimed benefit cases and documents successfully traced to Pretoria Head
Office tracing division. Prepare cases for processing. Provide administrative
support by collating the documentation required to process cases not traced to
unclaimed benefits; Check the system against documentation provided in order to
avoid issues with processing; Send death benefit form to client in accordance with
benefit to which he/she is entitled; Capture accurate information onto database with
respect to beneficiaries eligible for re-issues based on documentation provided.
Verify cases. Perform data integrity checks, following standard processes;
Generate weekly and monthly unclaimed benefit reports, reflecting the status of
cases for the attention of the Assistant Manager and the Outbound Call Centre
Agent.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Lesiba Sehlapelo Tel No: (012) 399 2710
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, in the
heading to the email below: # Disclaimer during COVID 19 lockdown stages: With
the restrictions on social distancing during phases 5 to 2, you may email your
application with the relevant supporting documentation to Recruit3@gpaa.gov.za
quoting the reference number in the heading.


FOR ATTENTION : Mr Lesiba Sehlapelo – Recruitment
NOTE : Various positions for Tracing Administrators at Unclaimed Benefits: Finance
Section are available at the Government Pensions Administration Agency in the
KZN Province. The positions will be filled as 12 months contract positions.