WOF Vacancies

Accountant

 

Locations: Working on Fire Head Office, Nelspruit (Mpumalanga)

Job Profile:

Working on Fire is a Government – funded, Multi partner Organization managed by Working on Fire (Pty) Ltd that focuses on Integrated Fire Management, including fighting Veld and Forest fires. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to provide accurate and meaningful management financial data in order to inform decision making.  To ensure compliance with Finance policies and procedures in area of responsibility.

Key Performance Areas:

Financial accounting and reporting:

  • Analyses and interprets financial information in balance sheet and income statement.
  • Compiles and submits standard and ad hoc internal management reports.
  • Consolidates and submits all statutory returns to appropriate authorities.
  • Processes journal entries in the GL.
  • Analyse debtor and creditor transactions for unusual activity and compile a Board report with recommended actions.

Account Payable

  • Review and approves monthly supplier reconciliations.
  • Manage and controls the accounts payable functions.
  • Compile management reports relating to the accounts payable function.
  • Monitor and control specific cost centre expenditure.
  • Load authorised payments.

Asset Management

  • Ensure performance of regular physical verification and management of movements of assets
  • Ensure that all assets additions are bar coded and taken on the system
  • Monthly reconciliation of FAR to GL, the reconciliations of the depreciation from TB to income statement
  • Management of losses and Disposal of redundant and obsolete assets

Compliance / Internal Controls

  • Ensure that records meet legal and tax requirements are maintained.
  • Completes audit work papers.
  • Managing audit process.

Management Accounting

  • Analyse financial and operating information.
  • Drafts monthly management reports as per procedure.
  • Reviews GL reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Treasury Management

  • Manages the debtors to ensure timeous payments within agreed debtors days target
  • Monitors daily cash balances and transactions
  • Manages the opening and closing of banking accounts
  • Reconciles cash book and petty cash on a monthly basis
  • Maintains banking beneficiary list on banking system

Budgeting:

  • Consolidates historical financial data and forecasts and develops provisional divisional budget as a discussion document

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Suitable accounting or financial management degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a comparable role

Desirable Experience and Qualifications: (Would be considered advantageous)

  • Completed SAICA articles
  • Knowledge and preferably practical experience in PFMA and Treasury Regulations.

Competencies:

  • Efficient
  • Discretion
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Communication skills (verbal, writing and electronic)
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving
  • Bilingual
  • Building relationships

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Thursday, 20 June 2019

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

PLEASE NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.  If applying for more than one position please send a separate application for each.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Cost and Management Accountant - Value Added Industries (VAI)

 

Location: VAI Cape Town Factory – Waggie Road

Job Profile:

Working on Fire is a Government – funded, Multi partner Organization managed by Working on Fire (Pty) Ltd that focuses on Integrated Fire Management, including fighting Veld and Forest fires. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to provide accurate and meaningful management financial data in order to inform decision making.  To ensure compliance with Finance policies and procedures in area of responsibility.  To provide accurate and timeous financial management, reporting and analysis for the relevant Business Unit, ensuring corporate governance.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Product/ Project Costing and Margin Improvement.
  • Management Reporting.
    • Collate and prepare management accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Analyse, interpret and comment on monthly financial results (actual vs budget).
  • Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Cost Control.
  • Capture information up to trial balance level.
  • Review general ledger reconciliations, prepare comments and implement actions within the required timeframe.
  • Ensure tax, legal, statutory and internal authority compliance.
  • Facilitate mini-audits in order to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare for internal and external audits and present audit files according to deadlines.
  • Evaluate and monitor working capital (including debtors, creditors and cash).
  • Contribute to the implementation of new financial systems and processes.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Suitable accounting or financial management degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a comparable role

Desirable Experience and Qualifications: (Would be considered advantageous)

  • Completed SAICA articles
  • CIMA
  • Post graduate degree in Finance will be advantageous
  • Knowledge and preferably practical experience in PFMA and Treasury Regulations

Competencies:

  • Efficient
  • Discretion
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Communication skills (verbal, writing and electronic)
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving
  • Bilingual
  • Building relationships

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Thursday, 20 June 2019

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

PLEASE NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.  If applying for more than one position please send a separate application for each.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Accountant - Value Added Industries (VAI)

 

Location: Head Office, Nelspruit (Mpumalanga)

 Job Profile:

The Value-Added Industries programme is an initiative of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), and is currently administered by Working on Fire (Pty) Ltd.  The programme focuses on using biomass from invasive plants for products that are useful for Government, including housing, toilet blocks, schools and other structures; woodwool blankets and sausages for erosion control; compost and a range of other products.  The operations include the harvesting of problem plants, the processing thereof, and the manufacturing, delivery and establishment of the products.  It is a labour-intensive programme that forms part of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to provide accurate and meaningful management financial data in order to inform decision making.  To ensure compliance with Finance policies and procedures in area of responsibility.

 Key Performance Areas

Financial accounting and reporting:

  • Analyses and interprets financial information in balance sheet and income statement.
  • Compiles and submits standard and ad hoc internal management reports.
  • Consolidates and submits all statutory returns to appropriate authorities.
  • Processes journal entries in the GL.
  • Analyse debtor and creditor transactions for unusual activity and compile a Board report with recommended actions.

Account Payable:

  • Review and approves monthly supplier reconciliations.
  • Manage and controls the accounts payable functions.
  • Compile management reports relating to the accounts payable function.
  • Monitor and control specific cost centre expenditure.
  • Load authorised payments.

Asset Management:

  • Ensure performance of regular physical verification and management of movements of assets
  • Ensure that all assets additions are bar coded and taken on the system
  • Monthly reconciliation of FAR to GL, the reconciliations of the depreciation from TB to income statement
  • Management of losses and Disposal of redundant and obsolete assets

Compliance / Internal Controls:

  • Ensure that records meet legal and tax requirements are maintained.
  • Completes audit work papers.
  • Managing audit process.

Management Accounting:

  • Analyse financial and operating information.
  • Drafts monthly management reports as per procedure.
  • Reviews GL reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Treasury Management:

  • Manages the debtors to ensure timeous payments within agreed debtors days target
  • Monitors daily cash balances and transactions
  • Manages the opening and closing of banking accounts
  • Reconciles cash book and petty cash on a monthly basis
  • Maintains banking beneficiary list on banking system

Budgeting:

  • Consolidates historical financial data and forecasts and develops provisional divisional budget as a discussion document

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Suitable accounting or financial management degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a comparable role

Desirable Experience and Qualifications: (Would be considered advantageous)

  • Completed SAICA articles
  • Knowledge and preferably practical experience in PFMA and Treasury Regulations.

Competencies:

  • Efficient
  • Discretion
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Communication skills (verbal, writing and electronic)
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving
  • Bilingual
  • Building relationships

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Thursday, 20 June 2019

Submit CV, together with a motivational letter, to: talentad@wofire.co.za

PLEASE NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.  If applying for more than one position please send a separate application for each.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Working on Fire Firefighter Recruitment

For information on when the next WOF participant recruiting will take place in your area, please contact your nearest WOF Provincial Office.

 

North West Provincial Office (Potchefstroom)

T: +27 18 290 8512

Free State Provincial Office (Bloemfontein)

T: +27 51 451 2365

Western Cape Provincial Office (Cape Town)

T: +27 21 532 1516

Limpopo Provincial Office (Polokwane)

T: +27 15 590 1530

Gauteng Provincial Office (Midrand)

T: +27 11 314 0254

Mpumalanga Provincial Office (Nelspruit / Mbombela)

T: +27 13 752 4068

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office (Hilton)

T: +27 33 330 7715

Eastern Cape Provincial Office (Stutterheim)

T: +27 43 555 0426

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