Vacancy: Senior Account: Ndlambe Municipality – South Africa



(SALARY SCALE: R 368 723 -R 478 613 p.a)

Applications are invited from people who consider themselves suitably qualified for the above position, which is vacant in the Port Alfred office. The successful candidate will report directly to the Manager: Revenue.

Qualifications, Experience and Job Requirements:

• Grade 12 plus National Diploma in Financial Accounting or equivalent NQF Level 6 with accounting. • Minimum of two to three years’ experience in a Revenue section of a Local Municipality • Code B driver’s license without any endorsement • Be prepared to work long hours. • Ability to work under pressure. • No criminal record • Good communication skills (written and verbal) • Sound computer literacy, reporting, and presentation skills • Good interpersonal skills • Attention to detail and accuracy when working with figures. • Advanced Excel skills

Duties: Key Performance Areas: • Supervision of subordinates. • Monthly reconciliation of Revenue received and outstanding Debtors. • Assist in Revenue reports in line with the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) requirements (Monthly, quarterly, and annually) • Review bank reconciliations. • Review General valuation roll and rates reconciliations. • Prepare debt write-off import files and reconciliations. • Perform lease rental reconciliations. • Ensure issuing of Rates clearance certificates and ownership transfers are attended to timeously. • Ensure meter reading performance is adhered to by subordinates. • Oversee monthly billing procedures to ensure debtor statements are produced accurately and timeously. • Attend to rebate applications in line with Rates policy. • Review and authorize debtors’ journals. • Implementing annual Tariff changes and Gazetting tariffs • Assessing the adequacy of current financial policies and procedures.

• Identify inconsistencies and anomalies in procedures and set up controls to mitigate inaccuracies. • Responsible for submission of reconciliations and documentation required for preparation of Annual financial statements and working files. • Attend to audit queries raised by Internal Auditors and the Auditor General of South Africa • Perform other duties as may be delegated by the Manager Budget and Treasury.

To apply, please send your C.V, certified copies of qualifications, ID document, cover letter, and driver’s license (including details of at least 3 contactable references) to the *Human Resource Unit*, Ndlambe Municipality, P.O. Box 13; Port Alfred, 6170 OR Hand deliver at HR Offices at 01 Causeway Road, Civic Centre, Port Alfred. Please note that no late submission, faxed or emailed applications will be considered.

Application forms are downloaded on the Municipal website (

The closing date is Wednesday, 13 December 2023.

Employment Equity Plan will be complied with. All applications who do not receive any response within 21 days of the advertisement, should know that their applications have not been successful.

For enquiries kindly contact the Human Resources Section at 046 604 55 00



27 November 2023 MUNICIPAL MANAGER

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