State Accountant: Financial Governance, Ref No. TPW 101/2022 R2
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Western Cape Government
Job Description

Job Purpose

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to ensure proper governance with regard to internal control. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree) or higher qualification in Finance; A minimum of 1 year proven experience in a governance environment; A valid (Code B or higher) driving licence.

NB: People with disabilities that restrict driving abilities, but who have reasonable access to transport, may also apply.


Experience in report writing; Proven computer literacy; Willingness to travel when required.

Key Performance Areas

Formulation of prescripts, procedures, best practices and guidelines; Manage and provide training on regularity framework; Evaluate compliance with financial systems/prescripts; Manage the external audit process; Compilation and monitoring of a Departmental Corporate Governance Improvement Plan.


Knowledge of the following: Internal Control Frameworks; Public Finance Management Act and regulations, instructions, guidelines and practice notes issued in terms thereof; Proven computer literacy; Skills needed: Analytical; Planning; Integrity; Presentation; Communication (written and verbal) skills.


R 331 188 per annum (Salary Level 8)

Note on remuneration: Employees' service benefits or obligations (13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Only applications submitted online at: or will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16.00. You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.

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