Amended Advert for the Vacant Post of CFO-Readvertisement-March 2023pdf

Amajuba District Municipality, situated in Madadeni is an equal opportunity, affirmative action Employer.
Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for the post as indicated below.
The employee’s ordinary place of work to be stationed will be in Madadeni, provided that the Municipality may require the employee to work at such places within the Republic of South Africa as may be necessary, whether on a temporary or permanent basis and may require the employee to travel internationally in the performance of his/her duties.


This is a Permanent Employment Contract, the incumbent shall be expected to sign an Employment Contract, a Performance Agreement and disclosure of financial interest.

Key Requirements:

• A Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or any relevant qualification at NQF Level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits.
• A qualification relating to the National Treasury Competency Requirements for Senior Officials that is, CPMD, MFMP,ELMDP - Note: Candidates who have not completed the levels as per Competency levels: The new appointee must attain the minimum competency levels within 18 months from the date of appointment (G40593) GON91 dated 03 February 2017.Failing which the employment contract will terminate automatically within one month after the applicable period;
• Five (5) years proven successful Middle Level Management experience and Registration with the Relevant Body
• Competencies as per GG No:29967 of June 2007 and GG No. 37245 of 17 January 2014 and GG No 1146 of 26 October 2018.
• Valid Driver’s license

KNOWLEDGE: A sound knowledge of Local Government Finance Management Act (MFMA) and Treasury Regulations and other legislation, procedures and processes pertaining to Local Government Finance.
Key Performance Areas:
• Manage and responsible for the planning, organising, coordinating, delegating and control of all the activities of the Staff of the Finance Department, inclusive of Supply Chain Management Services,
• Perform tasks such as budgeting, accounting, analysis, financial reporting, cash management, debt management, review and other duties as may be delegated in terms of the MFMA by the Accounting Officer,
• Responsible for the compilation of financial statements and control of bank accounts,
• Responsible to ensure full compliance with the MFMA and the Financial Regulations and keeping abreast with circulars and legislation affecting the Municipality,
• Advise the Accounting Officer on the exercise of powers and duties assigned to the Accounting Officer in terms of the MFMA,
• Advise Senior Managers and other Senior Officials in the exercise of powers and duties assigned to them in terms of the relevant Sections of the MFMA,
Remuneration: Min R 859 002 – Midpoint R 965 171 – Max point R 1055 932 p.a. Total remuneration package in line with Notice that the Minister published in the Government Gazette 47538 dated 18 November 2022 which effectively sets upper limits on the remuneration packages to be paid.
Applications must be submitted on an official Amajuba District Municipality’s Application Form that is down-loadable on our website: and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, originally certified copies of ID, driver’s license, certificates and any other relevant documents as well as covering letter. Applications not made on the official application form will not be considered. It is the applicant responsibility to have the foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

Facsimiles, emails or late applications will not be accepted. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you are not contacted one month after the closing date, your application would have been unsuccessful. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to security and reference checks. Candidates recommended for appointment will be subjected to Competency Assessments as per Regulations. Amajuba DM reserves the right not to fill any advertised position. Canvassing for advertised posts will disqualify applicants. Enquiries in respect of the above position should be directed to the Human Resources Manager – Miss Jabulile Masuku at 0343297200 during the office hours (Monday -Thursday 07h30 -16h15) and (Friday 07h30 – 15h00).

Closing date for all applications is 03 April 2023.

Applications MUST be addressed to The Acting Municipal Manager on:


Physical Address:                                                                     Postal Address:

Amajuba District Municipality                                                     Amajuba District Municipality

B9356 Amajuba Building                                                            Private Bag X6615

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Madadeni                                                                                  2940