FINANCE CLERK in Pretoria, 18 March 2016



*Position Title:


*Ref No:

CFO 16/3/9



*Position Type: 



R132 399 per year, Level 5

*Job Description:

Assisting the Supervisor in:

  • Receiving and registering letters of demand and/or summonses in regard to mobile as sets accidents caused by Department of Defence (DOD) drivers and the processing thereof in accordance with policies and prescripts.
  • Obtain information, documents, statements, reports and statutes with regard to the case.
  • Draft briefing notes to State Attorney on proposed handling of the case.
  • Determine course of action to be taken in best interest of the State (DOD).
  • Liaise, negotiate and arrange consultations with roll players for specialized inputs and advice.
  • Frequent inter-action with interest groups, experts, attorneys, council panel and assisting the State Attorney during litigation process and trial.
  • Correctly apply legal and procedural principles whereby civil claims are handled on behalf of the Minister of Defence.
  • Analyse and interpret appropriate action.
  • Regularly study and update own knowledge of Government policies, 21 regulations and prescripts relating to matters of litigation.
  • Visit of units in Gauteng and Limpopo.
  • Record, files and safeguard of all documentation generated in the section for future enquiries and audit purpose.


  • Minimum requirement:
  • Grade 12 certificate with finance and/ or Accounting related subjects.
  • Ability in understanding, interpreting and correctly applying of financial policies and prescripts.
  • Computer literate in MS Office software packages.
  • Ability to effectively liaise and communicate with clients, legal representatives and senior DOD personnel.
  • Successful candidates must have sound reasoning, mathematical and problem solving skills as well as trustworthy, honest and loyal. Decisive and persevering in regard to task finalisation.
  • Permanent RSA citizen, with no criminal record.
  • Must be in the possession of a valid code 8 driver’ license.

Added advantage:

  • Post matric qualification in Finance and/or minimum of one year relevant experience.
  • Basic knowledge of financial/legal process and insurance claims.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete all relevant courses and must be willing to travel.

*How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted to: Financial Management Division, DFSS, Career Management Section, Private Bag X 137,Pretoria, 0001 or applications may be hand-delivered to: Department of Defence, Poynton building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria where it must be placed in wooden post box 5 at Reception.

*Contact Information:

P. Deane

☎ Tel: (012) 392 2672

*Closing Date:

18 March 2016

*Additional Information:

Please use reference number not post number

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