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Chief Financial Officer (Deputy Director LEVEL): Finance and Administration

Pietermaritzburg • Salary: R532 277.62 per annum
(all-inclusive package) (Level 11) (Ref. CFO-DD)


  • Honours or Master’s degree in Accounting or Chartered Accounting
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • Financial management
  • Proven knowledge of fund accounting and general fiscal practices, including grants administration
  • Knowledge of legal aspects of museum
  • operation, human resource procedures and insurance requirements
  • Knowledge of office and museum equipment, data processing systems, asset management, risk and security management
  • Excellent report-writing and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid driver’s licence


  • Registered Chartered Accountant would be an added advantage.


  • Reporting to the Director, the incumbent will be responsible for:
    • Establishing financial objectives in collaboration with the Director and museum council
    • Financial management, including budgeting, accounting, auditing, purchasing, human resources, salaries and benefits, insurance, taxes and contracts
    • Operating physical plant and security
    • Strategic planning
    • Ensuring adherence to PFMA and GAAP/GRAP standards.

Benefits: Salary, pension and UIF, funeral cover, medical aid, housing subsidy/allowance and 13th cheque.

Enquiries: Mr Mlungisi Ngubane, tel. (033) 394-6834/5

The Museum is an equal opportunity, affirmative employer.

All applications should be forwarded to the Director, Msunduzi Museum, PO Box 998, Pietermaritzburg 3200 or hand delivered at 351 Langalibalele Street (Longmarket),

CVs, names and contact details of 3 referees with recently certified copies of certificates must accompany applications. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.

Closing date: 10 October 2014

Should you not be contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. The Museum reserves the right not to make an appointment.