Post: Senior State Accountant: Debt Management

Centre:  Compensation Fund, Pretoria

Reference No:    HR 5/1/2/3/61

Salary:   Commencing: R316 791 per annum

Enquiries:   Ms DK Mbulawa: (012) 319 9269)


Three years’ tertiary qualification in Financial Management/ Financial Accounting or  Cost Management Accounting ● 2 years’ functional experience in debt collection environment of which 1 year is supervisory experience

● Knowledge:

Compensation Fund business strategies, policies and procedure ● Understanding audits processes, principles and practices ● Customer service principles (Batho Pele Principles) ●
Understanding of risk management ● Understanding of public sector revenue and debt collection processes ● Understanding of debt collection Internal controls ● COIDA ●

Legislative requirements: 

Public Financial Management (PFMA) ● National Treasury regulations ● Promotion of access to information act

● Skills: 

Client orientation and customer focus ● Communication (verbal and written) ● Bad debt management ● Debt collection ● Financial compliance and reporting ● People and performance management ● Problem Solving and analysis ● Planning and organising.



Provide debt collection service for the Compensation fund. Perform financial administration process on debt collections. Send Reminders for debt collection. Supervision of staff.

Note: Coloureds, Indians Whites and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Direct your applications to:


It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.


CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2021 at 16:00

NOTE: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the New form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s), academic transcripts including senior certificate, ID-document and a Driver’s license where applicable. The certification must be not older than six (6) months from the date of the advert. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be expected to sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department of Labour is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s).

NB: All attachments must be in PDF and in 1(one) file, indicate the correct job title and the reference number of the post on the subject line of your email. Use the correct email address associated with the post. Failure to do so, your application will be disqualified. ​

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