State Accountants (x3 posts) at Department of Public Works Limpopo Province | APPLY BY 07 OCT

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Job vacancies for the posts of STATE ACCOUNTANT (X3 POSTS) have arisen in the Limpopo Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure, in South Africa.

The vision of the Limpopo Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure is to be a leader in the provision and management of provincial land, buildings and roads infrastructure. Its mission is optimal utilisation of resources in the provision and management of sustainable social and economic infrastructure, including implementation and coordination of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).

The Department’s strategic objectives are to conduct overall leadership, administration and management of the Department, providing an enabling environment for service delivery; provide building construction management, project management and building maintenance services to the provincial government, and overall management of immovable assets and infrastructure delivery; and coordinate the provincial EPWP and create work opportunities for unemployed people of working age.

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Component: Finance


  • R261 372 per annum (Level 07)


  • Ref No: S.4/3/9/42 – Waterberg
  • Ref No: S.4/3/9/43 – Sekhukhune
  • Ref No: S.4/3/9/44 – Vhembe Districts


  • An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 06) as recognized by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 06) as recognized by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in Financial Management / Accounting / Commerce / Cost Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • 01 – 02 years’ experience in revenue and debt management environment.
  • Valid driver’s licence, with the exception of applicants with disabilities.


  • People Management and Empowerment,
  • Programme and Project Management,
  • Change Management,
  • Knowledge Management,
  • Service Delivery Innovation,
  • Problem solving and Analysis,
  • Client Orientation and Customer focus,
  • Communication.
  • Knowledge of relevant Public Service Acts, regulations and frameworks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of policy analysis, development and interpretation Treasury Regulations, PFMA, DORA, PPPFA.


  • Process payments and accounts.
  • Receive order from supply chain.
  • Check for delivering note and invoice.
  • Compile payment voucher foe EBT transfer.
  • Capture/ approve payment voucher on LOGIS.
  • Receive EBT stubs.
  • Link stubs and invoices and dispatch copy of stubs to suppliers.
  • File payment vouchers according to system.

  • Reconcile supplier statements against payments.
  • Negotiate with suppliers regarding payments.
  • Compile monthly register for fruitless and wasteful expenditure and submit to Head Office.
  • Compile monthly report for payments made after thirty (30) days.
  • Capture EPWP stipends on BAS.
  • Provide salary.

  • Check authenticity of documents to be capture on Persal system.
  • Approve Persal transactions such as allowances, deductions, fringe benefits and IRP deductions.
  • Provide Persal administration in salary enquiries and reports.
  • Monitor submission of taxpayers IRP 3A to SARS for directives of paying taxes.
  • Identify and specify state liabilities on pension fund.
  • Provide revenue.
  • Collection of Government money.
  • Issue receipts manual or on line under correct allocation.
  • Register receipts in cash book.
  • Deposit money.

  • Balance receipts, cash book and deposit book.
  • Verify bank money.
  • Verify and approve receipts in the BAS.
  • Day-end receipts on BAS.
  • Confirm deposits on BAS.
  • Monitor on line receipts and deposits for reconciliation.
  • Compile monthly reports.
  • Keep a register for reserve face value forms.
  • Supervise human resource/ staff.
  • Allocate and ensure quality of work.
  • Personnel development.
  • Assess staff performance.
  • Apply discipline.
  • Manage leave matters.

How to Apply

  • Applications must be accompanied by the new Z83 form (DOWNLOAD HERE), or obtainable from any Public Service Department. The new Z83 form is also obtainable on the internet at
  • Applications must include recent updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications, academic record and ID document.
  • Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process.
  • The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and annually disclose her or his financial interests.

  • Failure to submit the requested documents / information will result in your application not being considered.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.
  • The incumbent must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance within a year after being appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process.

  • Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department.
  • Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

  • The above-listed vacancies are contained in the South Africa Government Jobs: Circular 35 of 2022 issued on Friday, 16 September 2022.
  • To view entire Circular 35 of 2022, CLICK HERE. The vacancies referred to in this post are from page 262.
  • For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the ENQUIRIES sectio below.

Send your application to:

  • Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure: For Head Office: Private Bag X9490 Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at Works Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699.
  • For Capricorn District: Private Bag X9378, Polokwane 0700 or hand deliver at 15 Landros Mare Street, next to Correctional Services.
  • For Mopani District: Private Bag X576, Giyani 0826 or hand deliver at 570 Parliamentary Building, Giyani.
  • For Sekhukhune District: Private Bag X02 Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand deliver at Lebowakgomo Zone A, next to traffic department.
  • For Vhembe District: Private Bag X2248, Sibasa, 0970 or hand deliver at Cnr. Traffic and Raluswielo Street, Sibasa.
  • For Waterberg District: Private Bag X1028 Modimolle, 0510 or hand deliver at Cnr. Thabo Mbeki & Elias Motsoaledi Street.

FOR ATTENTION   : For Head Office posts: Director- HR Services; For District posts: District        


  • For Sekhukhune District: Ms. Constance Makalela/ Mr. Malema Mathabatha Tel No: 015 632 8300/8330
  • For Waterberg District: Ms Carol Modiba / Ms. Palesa Hlaole Tel No: 014 718 3000/3040/3052/3027
  • For Vhembe District: Mr. Frank Mavhungu/ Mr Elizabeth Murhovhi Tel No: 015 963 3790

CLOSING DATE                    

  • Deadline is 07 October 2022 at 16:00 hrs.

No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a practical test.


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