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Finance Clerk X5 – Government Vacancies

Finance Clerk X5 – Government Vacancies


Directorate: Financial Accounting

Monthly Salary: R15,133 (Level 05)


Centre: Gauteng (Pretoria):


Reporting Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/095


Salaries Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/096

Expenditure Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/097 (X3 Posts)

Closing Date: 24 Feb 2023


Disclaimer: Mzansi Press is not the official poster of this job. This job was collected from the recently updated South African government jobs in circular 5 of 2023


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Basic requirements: 

  • Possession of a Grade 12 Certificate. 
  • No experience is required. 

Job-related knowledge: 

Basic knowledge of financial functions, and practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate a computer and collate financial statistics. Basic knowledge and insight of the following:

  • Public Service financial legislation procedures and Treasury Regulations (Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Division of Revenue Act (DORA)
  • Public Service Act (PSA), Public Service Regulations (PSR)
  • Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA), Financial manual). 

Knowledge of basic financial operating systems (Personnel and Salary Administration (PERSAL), Basic Accounting System (BAS), Logistical Information System (LOGIS) etc). 

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Job-related skills: 

  • Planning and organising skills. 
  • Computer operating skills 
  • Language skills
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and Basic numeracy skills. 
  • Flexibility. 
  • Interpersonal relations. 
  • Teamwork. 
  • Ability to perform routine tasks. 
  • Ability to operate office equipment. 
  • Accuracy. 
  • The aptitude of figures.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Render financial accounting transactions. Receive invoices. Check invoices for correctness, verification and approval (internal control). Process invoices (e.g. capture payments). Filing of all documents. Collection of cash. Perform salary administration support services. Receive salary advice. Process advice (e.g. check advice for correctness, capture salaries, bonuses, salary adjustments, capture all deductions etc). File all documents. Perform bookkeeping support services. 

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Capture all financial transactions. Clear suspense accounts. Record debtors and creditors. Process electronic banking transactions. Compile journals. Monitor and follow up on debtor accounts. Register new debts. Follow up on debt-related submissions (State Attorney Cases etc). Send Statements to debtors monthly either by post or by email. 

Render a budget support service. Collect information from budget holders. Compare expenditure against budget. Identify variances. Capture, and allocate virements on budgets. Distribute documents regarding the budget. File all documents. Receive and capture cash payments.

For more info contact (enquiries): Ms SH Sambo Tel No: (012) 319 6780

Application Address: Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered during office hours to 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.

NOTE: African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured and Indian Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 24 Feb 2023

Note: Z83 application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Or Click the link below to download Z83 Form

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