Cederberg Municipality is recruiting foR Financial Management Interns x5 posts

Job Summary

Cederberg Municipality is recruiting for the vacancy: Financial Management Interns x5 posts.

Closing date: 22 March 2024 at 12h00


Remuneration: R 100 000.00 per annum -Total Cost to Company (as set out in the National Treasury Guidelines for the Implementation of MFMP)

National Treasury has set up a financial internship programme to manage capacity building in municipalities.

The Municipality invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position within its establishment.

Job Purpose

Interns will undergo practical experience and further training in strategic reforms in municipal finance. Appointments will be for a period of two years with a possible extension of a further year. The positions will be stationed in Clanwilliam.

About Cederberg Municipality

Cederberg Municipality is a local municipality which governs an area of the Western Cape province of South Africa stretching from the Cederberg mountains through the middle valley of the Olifants River to the Atlantic coast.

The Cederberg Municipality includes the towns, Citrusdal, Clanwilliam, Graafwater, Lamberts Bay and Elands Bay, as well as a large rural area.

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Key Performance Areas

  • Assisting in the implementation of accepted municipal accounting practise and budgetary reforms
  • Training in the key performance areas of Internal Audit
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Budget Management
  • Internal Auditing
  • Revenue Management.


  • A three year’s Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma with major concentrations Economics, Accounting or Finance, Internal Auditing or Risk Management
  • Proficiency in two (2) languages of the Western Cape (Afrikaans/English/Xhosa – Speak, Read and Write)
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office Applications)
  • High Level of responsibility and ability to give attention to detail

  • Accountancy and numeracy skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Basic Knowledge of monthly reconciliations
  • Knowledge and or experience with regards to Internal Audit processes
  • Good communication skills
  • The candidate must be between the ages of 21 and 35.

General requirements

  • Preference will be given to residents in the Cederberg Municipal Area
  • Young candidates whom recently graduated from various institutions of further education
  • Candidates whom are not permanently employed.

How to Apply

The Cederberg Local Municipality is an equal opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. Persons designated in terms of applicable legislations as historically disadvantaged South Africans as well as people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 March 2024 at 12h00.
ENQUIRIES: Contact Alice Wilton / Izaan Tieties at 027 482 8000 during office hours

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Forward your application in your own handwriting on the prescribed application form to: The Municipal Manager: Private Bag X2 Clanwilliam, 8135 or via email:

Mark the Envelope clearly: Application for Vacancy • Application forms are available from the municipal offices and the municipal website: and must be completed in the
applicants own handwriting

Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV with certified copies of qualifications (Not older
than three months) and other relevant documents.

Applications without the above will not be considered • The Cederberg Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment • Candidates will be subjected to reference checks.

Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant • Direct or indirect canvassing with councillors or officials for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant.

Correspondence regarding the advertised position will be limited to shortlisted candidates • Do not send original documentation.



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