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Position: Finance Analyst

Location: Head Office, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

Submit CV together with references to: talentad@wofire.co.za

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Job Profile:

Working on Fire is a government- funded, multi-partner organisation that focuses on Integrated Fire Management, including fighting Veld and Forest fires. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual for the role of Finance Analyst, responsible for developing, reviewing, analysing and implementing key controls to support the Finance Department as per the Company’s financial policies and procedures.

 Reports to: Financial Manager

 Key Performance Areas:

  • Drafting Financial reports for Management and other Stakeholders;
  • Review, analysis and interpretation of financial reporting, including Provincial and National Reporting;
  • Monitoring and reporting on internal control environment;
  • Review and testing of internal controls (existence and operating effectiveness);
  • Review, analysis and interpretation of Payroll and SCM reporting;
  • Review, analysis and interpretation of various KPI’s;
  • Develop, analyse and implement key controls over stock and fixed asset management;
  • Drafting reports, including analysis and interpretation of stock and fixed asset management;
  • Drafting and assisting with drafting of budgets;
  • Assistance and interaction with External and Internal Audit;
  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting and operational metrics tracking;
  • Analyse financial data and create financial models for decision support;
  • Analyse past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements;
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts;
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimisation.

 Job Requirements:

  • B-Com graduate with completed SAICA articles. CA (SA) will be advantageous;
  • Have a working knowledge of and experience in Public Sector and Procurement Practices and Legislation;
  • Five years+ Financial Management experience: specifically, in analysing & reviewing financial information;
  • Strategic accounting, budgeting and financial control experience;
  • Experience in Pastel evolution is advantageous;
  • Compliance with sound Corporate Governance Principles;
  • Demonstrated, advanced MS office excel skill;
  • Willingness to work overtime, on weekends and public holidays as required.

 Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

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

NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.

 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.

Position: Management Accountant

Location: Head Office, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

Submit CV together with references to: talentad@wofire.co.za

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Job Profile:

Working on Fire is a government-funded, multi-partner organisation that focuses on Integrated Fire Management, including fighting Veld and Forest fires. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual for the accountant role. The role is responsible 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.

 Reports to: Financial Manager

 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.

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or CIMA is required;
  • Post graduate qualification in finance will be advantageous;
  • Completed articles will be advantageous;
  • Have a working knowledge of, and experience in, Public Sector and Procurement Practices and Legislation;
  • Experience in Pastel evolution is advantageous;
  • Minimum three years’ previous experience;
  • Industry experience advantageous.

 Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

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

NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.

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.

Position: Satistics & Data Manager

Location:Midrand, Gauteng

Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

Submit CV together with references to: talentad@wofire.co.za

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Job Profile:

The Statistics and Data Manager role is responsible for the consolidation and analysis of organisational information for internal and external reporting requirements. It is further responsible for the identification of trends and for formulating recommendations to address these. The Statistics and Data Manager will interact with the Development Manager and the client, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) to ensure and manage efficient processes to deliver data requirements to the business and client.

 Reports to: IT Executive

 Key Performance Areas:

  • Develops, implements and monitors statistics performance indicators;
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of appropriate enabling technologies for Statistics;
  • Manages data integrity of business information systems;
  • Develops and ensures the effective implementation of strategies for Statistics;
  • Consolidates information received from Data Capturers and packages data as per Government requirements;
  • Interprets and analyses quantitative and qualitative information received in order to identify trends;
  • Utilises data mining techniques in order to identify factors driving business results;
  • Formulates statistical modelling techniques and/or tools to ensure information is captured and reported as per agreed objectives;
  • Presents statistical results and reports to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Formulates recommendations and provides an advisory service to management regarding trends identified;
  • Prepares monthly/quarterly management reports detailing Group indicators and other relevant information;
  • Maintains employee relations;
  • Manages employee performance;
  • Trains, mentors and coaches subordinates;
  • Selects, assigns and leads/manages people;
  • Manages the transactional human resource administration;
  • Manages, guides and directs employee career aspirations;
  • Develops and implements specific targeted programmes to motivate employees in specific work environments.

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree: Mathematics / Statistics;
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) added advantage;
  • Compliance / Risk Management related qualification will be an advantage;
  • Minimum five years’ working experience, including statistics, and reporting;
  • Understanding of process improvement principles including root cause analysis;
  • Ability to contextualise and understand impact of deficient controls on risk exposure;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Willingness to work after hours, and weekends especially during the month-end reporting process.

 Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

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

 NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.

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.

 

Position: Provincial Communications Officer

Locations: Free State Provincial Office, Bloemfontein

Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

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

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Job Profile:

Working on Fire is a government-funded, multi-partner organisation 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 for the Provincial Communications Officer post, who will be responsible for assisting in the planning, implementation and evaluation of communication strategies and tactics that contribute to internal and external stakeholder awareness and understanding of the Working on Fire Programme in the Province.

Reports to: Functionally, HOD Communications and Operationally, FS General Manager

Key Performance Areas:

  • Develop and implement a provincial communication strategy in line with national communication strategy.
  • Manage all internal and external stakeholder relations in the province under the guidance of the General Manager.
  • Source and produce content for all internal and external publications for the WOF Programme.
  • Manage media relations in the province through regular media briefings to the provincial media; keep an updated provincial media profile and managing a provincial media campaigns during the peak fire season.
  • Manage social media campaigns and updates in the province in line with the social media strategy.
  • Supply images, video footage and recording of provincial events for the WOF Video Unit to be used as inserts in WOF TV News products.
  • Report on the distribution of WOF news products to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Train base level communication representatives in basic communication skills.
  • Participate in managing provincial events in the province to market the WOF Programme.

Job Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in communications and or journalism with a minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in the field.
  • Excellent writing, communications and presentation skills. Preferred candidate will also need to demonstrate excellent social media skills.
  • Computer literacy skills and proficiency in MS Office packages.
  • Good knowledge of the provincial media landscape. Events management experience would be advantageous.
  • A valid and unendorsed driver’s license and willingness to travel and able to work under pressure.

Closing date: Monday, 19 July 2021

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

NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.

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 87 352 4814

Western Cape Provincial Office (Cape Town)

T: +27 21 532 1516

Limpopo Provincial Office (Polokwane)

T: +27 87 352 4836

Gauteng Provincial Office (Midrand)

T: +27 11 314 0254

Mpumalanga Provincial Office (Nelspruit / Mbombela)

T: +27 13 752 7047

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office (Hilton)

T: +27 87 352 4816

Eastern Cape Provincial Office (Stutterheim)

T: +27 87 352 4893

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