Closing Date: Friday 31st of March 2023
Organization Knysna Local Municipality
Employment Type Internship
Province Western Cape
Town/City Knysna
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Knysna Municipality invites unemployed graduates to apply for Finance Internship Programme 2023.

  • REMUNERATION: R100 000 per annum (all inclusive)

Knysna Local Municipality is a municipality part of Garden Route District Municipality located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Suitably qualified individuals are hereby invited to apply for the above-mentioned vacancies, in order to acquire practical experience in Local Government Financial Management.

This National Treasury initiative aims to capacitate and train young graduates to develop a career in Local Government.

Internship Overview:

The MFMIP is a structured professional training and work experience programme with the goal of providing high quality training and practical exposure in all aspects of a Municipal Budget and Treasury Office, which is governed by the Municipal Finance Management Act, No 56 of 2003 and the underlying reforms.

The programme has a logical training sequence that builds on the skills and competencies acquired during University and Technikon training and ends with a qualification in Municipal Finance Management in accordance with the Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels, Gazette 29967 of 15 June 2007.

Key Internship Initiatives:

Meet specific learning outcomes as set out in the National Treasury Finance Intern Skills Development Programme

The successful applicants will primarily be trained in the key areas of the Finance, Internal Audit and Risk departments to ensure that adequate skills are developed

Exposure to the implementation of the MFMA, GRAP Standards, Policies and Procedures

Applicants must be from the Knysna municipal area and must be in possession of a completed three-year Bachelors Degree or National Diploma (NQF Level 7), with majors in Accounting, Economics or Finance. Internal Audit and/or Risk Management will be an added advantage.

Reasonable written and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy are further requirements.

The successful applicants will be expected to sign an Internship agreement, which is in addition to the employment contract.

This will ensure commitment to the MFMI Programme which requires, amongst others, full participation in the training and workplace programs. Interns will be subject to the Municipal Disciplinary Code.

An annual increase determined by the Bargaining Council applies. The appointments will be made in consideration of Employment Equity and Gender Equality.

How to Apply:

To apply, submit a completed application form, detailed CV, certified copies of Identity Document and academic qualifications to Human Resources at PO Box 21, Knysna, 6570 or e-mail to

Application forms are available on the municipal website at or at municipal offices.

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