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Mkhondo Local Municipality Internships South Africa 2023/2024

ABOUT Mkhondo Local Municipality:

Mkhondo Municipality is a link between Kwa-Zulu Natal, Swaziland and Mpumalanga. Mkhondo Municipality is one of the first sites of the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme, which was first launched in 2009 by the President of South Africa. Mkhondo is home to many wood-based industries with a number of companies establishing an industrial base in the municipality. They are a municipality that has many resources such as water, timber and coal as well as fishing dams and land that aid in the agriculture and forestry industry.


Location: Mokhondo, Mpumalanga
Duration: 24 months
Number of Positions Available: 3
Salary: R7 000 to R7 500 per month

Mkhondo Municipality is offering an internship opportunity to dynamic candidates with the aim of helping them establish a career in Local Government Finance. The programme is provided as an initiative of the National Treasury’s Financial Management and Budget Reform Programme.

Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • Providing assistance with month-end reports
  • Ensuring journal entries are posted
  • Performing Financial Management reforms and the Municipality Finance Management Act
  • Providing assistance with accounts payable, receivable and bank statement reconciliations
  • Providing assistance with Audits
  • Performing Balance Sheet reconciliation
  • Aiding the finance department on annual forecasting efforts
  • Ensuring physical inventory is managed and tracked on a monthly basis
  • Data Entry
  • Performing general financial management tasks
  • Providing assistance in monthly report preparation
  • Providing assistance to financial queries


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 have completed Matric (NSC)
  • Must have completed either of the following qualifications: N6 Certificate / Diploma / Degree in: Accounting / Internal Auditing / Economics / Financial Management or a relevant equivalent qualification
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have a valid drivers licence
  • Must be a resident of Mkhondo (advantageous)
  • Must NOT have participated/be currently involved in another programme
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to work overtime
  • Must be able to handle and take orders and direction well
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Must have excellent skills in numeracy
  • Women and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply


Candidates must download the Mkondo Municipality’s “Application for Employment” form (pdf format)

Applications must be submitted via one of these methods:
1) Hand delivery: Senior Manager: Human Resources, Civic Centre, Corner Mark and De Wet Street, Piet Retief 2380

2) Post: Senior Manager: Human Resources, Mkhondo Local Municipality, P.O. Box 23, Piet Retief, 2380
Attach the following documents to your application form:

  • A brief and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of your Identity Document (no older than 3-months)
  • A copy of all relevant qualifications
  • A copy of your drivers’ licence
  • Original proof of residence with a minimum of 3 contactable references

Please note:
– Use the following Reference number in your application: FI/30/20
– Failure to sign the “Application for Employment” form will result in disqualification
– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
– Faxed and E-mailed applications will NOT be accepted
– If you have not heard a response within 30 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Mkhondo Municipality directly:

Ms. BC Thwala or Mr. Wandile Ngwenya
Telephone Number: 017 2850 200


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