Rand West City Local Municipality Finance Management Internship Programme 2022 for South Africans

Deadline: 05 August 2022

Rand West City Local Municipality Finance Management Internship Programme 2022 for South Africans

Rand West City Local Municipality invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following position.


Remuneration: R100 000.00 per annum


The Rand West City Local Municipality Finance Management Internship Programme is a structured professional training and work experience programme with the goal of providing high quality training and practical exposure in all aspects of a municipal budget and treasury office, which is governed by the Municipal Finance Management Act and the underlying reforms. The programme has a logical training sequence that builds on the skills and competencies acquired during university training. It ends where appropriate, with a qualification in municipal finance management, which is in line with the municipal minimum competency regulations. The programme is aimed at unemployed graduates.


The applicant must be in possession of: a Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma with majors in Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Finance Management and/or Auditing and Taxation. The interns will sign an internship agreement, which is in addition to the employment contract. The effect of the agreement is to ensure commitment to the programme, which requires full participation in the educational, workplace assignments and observance of policies and procedures. The candidate must have excellent prioritising and ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. Ability to work in a pressurised environment.

Key performance areas:

Applies instructions to support the preparation of budgets and financial statements by accessing system information, performing calculations and adjustment to entries, reconciling and consolidating accounting transactional information, preparing and submitting schedules and attending to the collation of general information for specific reporting purposes in order to ensure timelines and requirements for presenting information is conformed with. Checking expenditure and income transactional information reflected on ledger reports and, extracting and referring queries for the attention of the immediate superior. Updating specific fields of the consolidated budget information system and applying formulae to calculate expenditure and income trends Attending to adjustments of calculations based on comments received from the immediate superior. Updating income and expenditure information against budgetary provisions, referring to specific recordings/ posting of transactions. Reconciling and consolidating of transactional information, cross checking totals and entries and submitting for verification. Processing adjustments/ journals and applying procedures in respect of balancing income and expenditure ledgers. Accessing system information and using specific formulae to adjust ratio of balance sheet and financial income statement items and past service delivery revenue and other income. Reconciling and consolidating accounts, performing adjustments to entries. Prepare assets register, conduct stock count as well as calculating and balancing accounts, summarizing information for consideration during the preparation of financial statements and submitting completed schedule of accounts.

Enquiries: Ms Nokwazi Bovungana – Nokwazi. Bovunganaa Randwestcity.gov.za during office hours (07:00-16:00)

How to Apply

Application letter specifying the post applied for accompanied by CV, Certified Copies of Qualifications, ID must be submitted to, Executive Manager: Corporate Support Services and hand-delivered to the DESIGNATED BOX AT RECEPTION AREA BETWEEN 7:30 to 16:00 at Rand West City Local Municipality, Cnr Pollock and Sutherland Street, Randfontein OR Cnr Neptune and Saturnus Street Westonaria OR posted to, Rand West City Local Municipality P.O. Box 218, Randfontein 1760

Rand West City Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an employment policy which is non-racial, non-discriminatory, nonsexist and based on merit. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Should you not have heard from us within three months of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application as having been unsuccessful. No late applications will be accepted. Failure to comply with the above instructions will lead to disqualification of applicants.