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Accounting Clerk

Position: Accounting Clerk (Ref No: CSP/20/2023)
Salary: R202 233 per annum
Location: Pretoria


  • Grade 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of financial functions, data capture, and financial stats collation
  • Basic knowledge of Public financial legislations, procedures, and treasury regulations
  • Knowledge of financial operating systems (PERSAL, BAS, LOGIS, etc.)
  • Understanding of legislative framework governing the Public Service
  • Computer literacy
  • Planning and organizing, interpersonal, and good verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidentiality, time management, and ability to work under pressure

Accounting Clerk Duties:

  • Process financial accounting transactions: receive, check, verify, and approve invoices, process payments
  • Provide salary administration support: process salary advices, check correctness, capture salaries, bonuses, adjustments, deductions, etc.
  • Perform bookkeeping support: capture financial transactions, clear suspense accounts, record debtors and creditors, process electronic banking transactions, compile journals
  • Render budget support: collect information from budget holders, compare expenditure against budget, identify variances, capture and allocate veriments on budget, receive and capture cash payments

Enquiries: Ms NM Sefiti Tel No: (012) 4931 388

Forward your application with relevant reference number and where you saw the advertisement to email:

Closing Date: 04 September 2023


  • Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form (2021 version) obtainable from
  • Include an updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Successful candidates must disclose registrable financial interests and sign an employment contract within one month
  • A Performance Agreement must be signed within three months from the date of assumption of duty
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to submit copies of qualifications for verification
  • All shortlisted candidates will undergo a technical exercise and a generic managerial competency assessment
  • Shortlisted candidates will undergo personnel suitability checks and security vetting
  • Declare any conflict of interest and disclose membership of Boards and directorships
  • If not contacted within three months of the closing date, consider application unsuccessful
  • We will destroy submitted CVs after three months.
  • The Department reserves the right not to make appointments to advertised posts
  • Preference given to candidates promoting employment equity within the Department

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