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City of Johannesburg Internship: Finance (Braamfontein, Gauteng) South Africa 2023/2024

ABOUT City of Johannesburg Internship: Finance (Braamfontein, Gauteng) South Africa 2023/2024:

Johannesburg is a flourishing city that prospected in 1886 with the location of gold in Witwatersrand. Today, Johannesburg is a city that offers many job opportunities and is a major attraction of success.
Growing from a small settlement to a big city, Johannesburg has been the epicentre of many famous events as well as a lucrative factor in the South African economy. The mission of the City of Johannesburg is to provide excellent service and ensure community participation in government by managing and developing the city effectively.


Location: Workplace: 158 Civic Boulevard, Metropolitan Centre, Braamfontein, Gauteng
Department: Community Development
Branch: Finance
Salary: between R3 500 and R8 329.27 (costs to company with no benefits)
Contract period: maximum 12 months

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), Library and Information Services Directorate, Community Development Department are inviting youth residing within Johannesburg to apply for the internship programme. The aim of of the programme is to allow students to experience on-the-job exposure and attain academic qualifications as a pre or post requirement for academic qualifications in accordance with the increasing demands of the tertiary institution.
The main goal of the intern is to: provide assistance with the budget process, financial planning, revenue management, expense management, assets and liability management, procurement process in terms of Municipal Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulation and related Finance policies.

Key Learning Areas:

  • Ensuring budget preparations and resource allocation is in line with CoJ priorities.
  • Ensuring housing business plans are created and in line with MFMA and related Regulations.
  • Ensuring revenue collection is maximized and debtors accounts in arrears are minimized, to ensure the Department has sufficient resources to maintain the rental units.
  • Ensuring City of Johannesburg Assets are safe in line with MFMA and related GRAP’s standards.
  • Partake in the procurement process for service delivery in line with MFMA, Treasury Regulations and CoJ approved SCM policy.
  • Assist with achieving efficient expenditure management in line with MFMA and CoJ policies and reducing or illuminating wasteful expenditure.
  • Assist internal communications, documentation flow, approvals and supplying information to respond to inquiries or queries and improve overall service delivery.


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must reside in Johannesburg
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years
  • Must have completed Matric (NSC certificate)
  • Must have completed a Finance N6 or Degree qualification
  • Must be fluent in English (reading and writing)
  • Must be able to work long hours if requested
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be computer literate and be able to work in MS Office
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be organised
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to organise, plan and prioritise work
  • Must be analytical
  • Must have strong research skills
  • Must be able to handle confidential information and maintain privacy


Applications must be done online for the following position:
City of Johannesburg Internship: Finance
(Reference number: 008/2021)

Please send all relevant documentation with your application: certified copy of Identity Document, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, a copy of relevant Qualifications with a confirmation letter from the tertiary institution, proof of residence and an application letter.


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Thato Sepuru directly:
Telephone number: 011 407 7198
Physical address: 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein. Metropolitan Centre.


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