Finance Clerk: Debt Management

Department: Water and Sanitation
Centre: Head Office
Branch: Finance WTE
Ref: 070220/14


  • R173 703 per annum (Level 05)


  • A Senior/Grade Certificate.
  • Knowledge of managing debtors and financial systems applicable to government will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to interpret and implement financial management policies, processes and system.
  • Ability to use personal computer and Microsoft Packages such as MS Excel to perform basic arithmetic’s calculations.
  • Basic knowledge of PFMA and Treasury Regulations related to staff debt management.
  • Ability to follow a proactive and creative problem solving approach.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure.


  • Making follow ups of outstanding debts.
  • Prepare submission for writing off long outstanding untraceable debts as per departmental policy and Treasury regulations.
  • Perform reconciliation and clearing of all debts related control and suspense accounts at all times.
  • Capture transactions relating to staff debts on SAP system.
  • Liaise with Human Resources officials and other departmental officials in relation to staff debts take-on due to terminations, resignations, and breach of employee bursaries contracts, theft or loss and other possible erroneous payments.
  • Compilation of letters to inform debtors of their debts due to the department and perform distribution of statement of accounts to respective debtors.
  • Perform allocations regarding payments made by debtors and Persal deductions to their respective debtors’ accounts.
  • Follow-ups on long outstanding debts and assist to debt write-offs.


  • Mr T Toka Tel No: (012) 336 8378


Pretoria Head Office: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to:

Department of Water and Sanitation,
Private Bag X350,

Or hand deliver to 285 Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. [For Attention: Ms. LI Mabole]

Closing Date: 07 February 2020 at 12:00



  • Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document.
  • No late, faxed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
  • If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including verification of qualifications.
  • Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the posts.
  • People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts.
  • The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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