17 February 2021

Mkhondo Local Municipality Finance Internship 2021

 Description: Mkhondo Municipality has 3 X Finance Internships 2021 for highly motivated self-starters and visionaries to gain practical experience in Local Government Finance. 

The project is an initiative of the National Treasury’s Financial Management and Budget Reform Programme and is geared towards capacitating young graduates for a career in Local Government Finance.

Mkhondo Municipality, which is a gateway to the Province of Mpumalanga from Kwa-Zulu Natal and Swaziland. 

Duration:  Twenty-four (24) Months fixed Term Contract

Ref: FI/30/20

Closing Date: 05 March 2021 @ 14h00

Remuneration: Stipend: R7000 - R7500 Total to Company Cost.


  • Grade 12.
  • N6 Certificate / Diploma / Degree in Financial Management, Accounting, Economics and Internal Auditing or Relevant equivalent qualification.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Preference will be given to candidates residing within the Municipal boundaries.
  • Must have not participated in any internship programme in the past or similar programme.


  • Communication Skills.
  • Willingness to work overtime and take orders / instructions from superiors.
  • Good Interpersonal Skills.
  • Good Numerical Skills.
  • Be willing to take Instructions from Superiors.


  • Implementation of Financial management reforms and the Municipality Finance Management Act.
  • Assist with month-end financial reports.
  • Post journals entries.
  • Help with accounts receivable, payable and bank statement reconciliations.
  • Assist during Audits.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliation.
  • Work with the finance on yearly forecasting efforts.
  • Manage the monthly tracking of our physical inventory.
  • Data entry.
  • General financial management.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Assist with finance queries.

Enquiries: Ms. BC Thwala or Mr. Wandile Ngwenya on 017 2850 200

To apply:

Please forward your application on the form “Application for Employment” that can be obtained from our offices or on the Municipal website, concise CV together with original certified copies (not older than three months) of all relevant qualifications, Identity Document and Valid Driver’s License, Original Proof of Residence with at least three contactable references to M Kunene - Municipal Manager: 

Hand delivery 

Senior Manager: Human Resources

Civic Centre

Corner Mark and De Wet Street 

Piet Retief



Senior Manager: Human Resources

Mkhondo Local Municipality

P.O. Box 23

Piet Retief


Failing to sign the “Application for employment” form will constitute an automatic disqualification.

Note: Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.

No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The Municipal is committed to the implementation of its Employment Equity Plan, and in this vein, appropriately qualifying women and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.