State Accountant: Management Accounting – Western Cape Gov

Job Purpose      

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual who is highly motivated and innovative to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements             

An appropriate 3-year National Diploma/ B-Degree (or higher qualification) with Accounting or Economics as majors; A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a financial management or similar environment.



Experience in the following: Managing cash flows/expenditure; Budgeting/allocation of resources.

Key Performance Areas

Assist in the following: Co-ordination of the budgeting and planning portfolio; Management of the revenue and expenditure portfolio; Co-ordination of the reporting portfolio; Participate in committees/forums/working groups.


Knowledge of the following: Financial norms and standards (Public Finance Management Acts, National Treasury regulations, Provincial Treasury Directives, etc.); Medium Term Expenditure Framework budget process and procedures; Adjustments estimate process and procedures; Financial Management Systems (BAS) and its structures; Appropriation accounts; Complex submissions; Proven computer literacy (MS Office); Written and verbal communication skills; Ability to function under pressure; Sound organising and planning skills.

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