Closing Date: 24 March 2017
The internship provides an opportunity for graduates to gain the necessary application skills as well as “hands on” work experience in all fields of Municipal Finances and Municipal Financial Administration.
The internship will be for a period of 24 (twenty four) months. Individuals who have successfully completed a three (3) year tertiary qualification (Diploma or Degree) in Accounting or Local Government Finance, are invited to apply.
Successful candidates will be working at Thabazimbi Municipality and therefore, preference will be given to candidates within this jurisdiction.
The candidate should hold as a minimum, a three – year Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma with majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Risk Management and/or Auditing, among others.
The intern will sign both an employment contract and an internship agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to ensure commitment to the programme which require, amongst other, full participation in the educational and workplace assignments and observance of policies
and procedures of the municipality. The candidate must be between the ages of 21 and 35.
Internship Overview: The MFMIP 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, Act 56 of 2003 and the underlying reforms. The programme has a logical training sequence that builds on the skills and competencies acquired during University and Technikon training. It ends with a qualification in Municipal Finance Management in line with the Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels, Gazette 29967 of 15 June 2007.
Please note: No faxed applications will be accepted. A covering letter clearly stating the position you are applying for, certified copies of academic qualifications and a copy of your curriculum vitae must accompany all applications. Short listed candidate s will be required to produce original copies of academic qualifications on the day of the interview.
Correspondence will ONLY be entered into with short listed candidates. If you do not receive notifications regarding your application within one month of the closing date, kindly assume that your application was unsuccessful. The municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment.
All applications should be marked: Notice No: 17 / 2017
How to Apply
Please forward all application to:
The Acting Municipal Manager
Private Bag X530