Lekwa Local Municipality Vacancies

Lekwa Local Municipality Vacancies
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Lekwa Local Municipality Vacancies

Lekwa Local Municipality

  • Lekwa Local Municipality Vacancies

The Lekwa Local Municipality with its seats in Standerton, invites applications from qualified, motivated and innovative individuals for the following positions to become part of and join a dynamic and growth orientated Local Authority.

  1. CASHIER X4
  2. RECORDS OFFICER
  3. Senior Data Capturer
  4. Senior Clerk Financial Reporting
  5. SENIOR CLEK BANK RECONCILIATION
  6. Senior Clerk Demand Management
  7. Senior Creditors Clerk
  8. Senior Clerk Salaries

CASHIER X4

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: CASHIER X4 (PERMANENT)
Reference number: BTO/C/004
Salary: R231 471.10 per annum Task Grade 8

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Good numerical skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 1-2 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 Receive money on behalf of the Municipality.
 Receiving and interpreting the nature of the enquiry/query and accessing and analyzing system record/attending queries
 Correct payment allocation.
 Capture direct deposits, internal payments.
 Balance daily transactions with cash and cheques received.
 Deal appropriately with cancelled receipts.
 Daily filing and storing of relevant source documents.
 Issue prepaid and document sales.
 Balance pre-paid sales.
 Assists with auditor enquiries.
 Perform other related duties assigned
 Receiving and interpreting the nature of the enquiry/ query and accessing and analyzing system record/attending to customer queries
 Assists with auditor enquiries.
 Preform other related duties as assigned.
 Render customer care services
 Responsible for new connections, change of customer details and dis-connection of services

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

RECORDS OFFICER

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: CORPORATE SERVICES
POSITION: RECORDS OFFICER (PERMANENT)
Reference number: CS/RO/001
Salary: R260 617.94 per annum Task Grade 09

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 Highter Certificate in Archive and Records Management at NQF 5.
 Good understanding of the Archives Act.
 1-2 Years’s experience in records office environment.
 Computer literate.
 Good interpersonal skills

Key Performance Areas
 Manage and co-ordinate all activities in the Records Section.
 Ensure that information contained in Records Section is managed effective and efficiently.
 Control registry and dispatch services by safekeeping council agreements and contracts
 Maintenance of personnel files and other safekeeping Council agreements and contracts.
 Control of personal files and regular updating.
 Maintenance of personnel files and the regular updating of the filling system.
 Liaise with Municipal Departments in terms of transfer and retrieval of documents.
 Liaise with National Archives for the transfer and disposal of records.

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames,
excellent verbal and written communication skills

Senior Data Capturer

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: Senior Data Capturer (Permanent)
Reference number: BTO/SDC/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Good numerical skills
 Good communication skills
 Good in working with financial systems
 Accurate data capturing skills
 Computer literate (MS Words, Excel, Outlook)
 1-2 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 Attending to customer queries telephonically and in writing
 Issuing relevant system reports for credit control division
 Capturing change of ownership from Rates Division
 Creating new EFT on system for Rates Department
 Receipts cancellation on system for cashiers
 Daily cashier receipts posting/closing and GL posting
 Checking of all consumer connection and disconnection forms
 Print, distribute and fix variance on meter readings, capture maximum demand and self-reading on computer
 Year-end Levying and run all year reports.
 Runs monthly Levying all debtors account for all,
 Send Levied account information to printing by e-mail.
 Data Back-up, General data capturing every day,

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Clerk Financial Reporting

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: Senior Clerk Financial Reporting (PERMANENT)
Reference number: BTO/SNCFR/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Knowledge of Accounting and basic accounting system
 Customer Service, experience in client liaison and telephone etiquette
 Excellent report writing skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 2-3 years relevant experience

Key Performance Areas
 Verify, authorise and approve the actions of the Credit Control Section.
 Control the actions of the cashiers to ensure adherence to regulations and offer assistance where required.
 Prepare Statistical reports depicting short and long term cash flow trends inclusive of explanations to support specific deviations.
 Interact with the internal/external auditors and make available information, supporting documentation and proofs of approval guiding specific recordings, adjustments and allocation of Account receivable transactions.
 Electronically download bank statements on a weekly basis and make printout to obtain deposit numbers and make necessary changes.
 Signing rates levies and consolidated billing journal entries created by the clerk(s).
 After month-end reconcile deposits to cashbook. On completion run programme and check printout to ensure everything is in order.
 Ensuring that deposits appearing on the bank statement have been receipted.
 Analyse and verify transactional recordings, Debtor reports and summaries and process or approve adjustments to entries.
 Reconcile debtor accounts and proceed with the posting and balancing of ledger accountants.
 Generate reminder notifications for circulation to overdue debtors and/or communicating, circulating and establishing payment terms and conditions with defaulters.
 Generate Debtor Age Analysis reports and check the status of accounts with a view to referring arrear/overdue accounts for further action.
 Attend the monthly and other meetings of the Financial Services Department and of the System-users-group and any other applicable meeting as instructed.

SENIOR CLEK BANK RECONCILIATION

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: SENIOR CLEK BANK RECONCILIATION (PERMANENT)
Reference number: BTO/SNRBR/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Knowledge of Accounting and basic accounting system
 Customer Service, experience in client liaison and telephone etiquette
 Excellent report writing skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 2-3 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 Perusing monthly cost reports and budget control printouts prior to distributing them to various departments
 Reporting any discrepancies on bank statements/accounts or excess expenditure to the Financial Accountant
 Revising cost recovery tariffs, Journalising debit notes on bank accounts and incorrect allocation of expenditure,
 Reconciling the municipal bank account with bank statements, and reconciling and summarising the suspense accounts, and reconciling the Audit roll.
 Receiving and identifying grants and donations, and allocation to correct votes thereof
 Attending to incoming/ outgoing calls and/ or the public, communicating and establishing requirements and referring to relevant personnel/ department for attention.
 Maintaining an up-to-date register of donations/grants/subsidies, for income and expenditure

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Clerk Demand Management

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: Senior Clerk Demand Management (PERMANENT)
Reference number: BTO/SNCDM/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification, in Supply Chain Management/Logistics/Procurement at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Customer Service, experience in client liaison and telephone etiquette
 Excellent report writing skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 2-3 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 To ensure list of accredited suppliers is maintained for the procurement of goods and services.
 To ensure monthly report for SCM are submitted to manager SCM.
 Serve as the Bid Specification Committee secretary.
 Registration on Central Supplier Database a supplier is a provider of goods or services, which meets the criteria of the Lekwa Local Municipality, who is registered on the CSD and who is able to perform services or supply.
 Standards and specifications must promote the broadest possible competition, while the performance requirements must ensure that the critical elements of performance are achieved.
 As far as possible standard must originate from credible institutions such as the south African Bureau of Standard (SABS), International Standards Organisation or Institutions accredited by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).
 Specifications should be based on relevant characteristics and performance requirements, reference to brand names should be avoided.
Where brand names are used, it should be accompanied by words “or equivalent”.

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Creditors Clerk

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: Senior Creditors Clerk (Permanent)
Reference number: BTO/SCS/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Knowledge of Accounting and basic accounting system
 Customer Service, experience in client liaison and telephone etiquette
 Excellent report writing skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 2-3 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 Capturing accounting data electronically, capture expenditure documents, creating Electronic Funds Transfer batches.
 Prepare deposit slips for banking.
 Ensure that invoices are correct, duly authorised, internal control process are followed and paid timeously.
 Reconciliation of creditor statements to invoices and claims.
 Analysing expenditure recording processes referring to information detailed in supporting documentation (orders, invoice, etc).
 Providing support with regards to the consolidation of expenditure transactional information to facilitate the production of Financial Statements.
 Preparing statistical reports depicting short to medium term expenditure.

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Clerk Salaries

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
DEPARTMENT: BUDGET AND TREASURY OFFICE
POSITION: Senior Clerk Salaries (Permanent)
Reference number: BTO/SNRCS/001
Salary: R346 411.06 per annum Task Grade 11

Minimum Requirements
 Grade 12
 A relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Financial Accounting, Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification at NQF 5
 Municipal Finance Management (SAQA Qualification ID No. 48965) shall be the added advantage.
 Knowledge of Accounting and basic accounting system
 Customer Service, experience in client liaison and telephone etiquette
 Excellent report writing skills
 Good communication skills
 Computer Literacy.
 2-3 years relevant experience.

Key Performance Areas
 Verify, authorise and approve the actions of the Credit Control Section.
 Control the actions of the cashiers to ensure adherence to regulations and offer assistance where required.
 Prepare Statistical reports depicting short and long term cash flow trends inclusive of explanations to support specific deviations.
 Interact with the internal/external auditors and make available information, supporting documentation and proofs of approval guiding specific recordings, adjustments and allocation of Account receivable transactions.
 Electronically download bank statements on a weekly basis and make printout to obtain deposit numbers and make necessary changes.
 Ensuring that deposits appearing on the bank statement have been receipted.
 Generate reminder notifications for circulation to overdue debtors and/or communicating, circulating and establishing payment terms and conditions with defaulters.
 Generate Debtor Age Analysis reports and check the status of accounts with a view to referring arrear/overdue accounts for further action.
 Attend the monthly and other meetings of the Financial Services Department and of the System-users-group and any other applicable meeting as instructed.

Inherent requirements
 Attention to detail, Administrative and Organisational skills, Ability to work under pressure with a team and within a set time frames, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please note:

  1. Interested applicants meeting the requirements are requested to forward an application form, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, together with originally certified copies of qualifications and identity documents to The Municipal Manager (Attention Manager Human Resources), PO Box 66, Standerton, 2430 or hand-deliver such at the Lekwa Local Municipal Administrative Building, Corner Dr Beyers Naude and Mbonani Mayisela Street, Standerton.
  2. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered.
  3. Correspondence will only be entered into with the shortlisted candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted within sixty (60) days of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.
  4. Lekwa Local Municipality serves the right not to make any appointment.
  5. The submission of an application gives Lekwa Local Municipality the right to make inquiries necessary to obtain information regarding the applicant’s background. Such inquiry will include current and previous employers, criminal record as well as academic institution. Should you be in possession of foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by evaluation of certificate
    from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  6. Canvassing Councillors or officials or the appointment is strictly prohibited and will automatically disqualify the applicant.
  7. People from previously disadvantaged groups and people with disability are encouraged to apply .
  8. The application for employment form obtainable from the Lekwa Local Municipality website at www.lekwalm.gov.za must be completed.
  9. For further enquiries please contact the Human Resources Administration Officer, Mr F.N Gqwashu at fgqwashu@lekwalm.gov.za or 087 562 5296

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