City of Johannesburg Internship: Office of the Ombudsman South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT City of Johannesburg:

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: Midrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng
Department: Office of the Ombudsman
Branch: Finance
Salary: R8 329.29 per month (costs to company with no benefits)
Contract term: maximum 18 months

The City of Johannesburg are inviting youth to apply for the Internship programme at the Office of the Ombudsman. The aim of the programme is to provide work-based training / on-the-job exposure to students, who require practical training in order to complete their qualification or to graduates who require experiential training after completing their tertiary studies. Interns will provide assistance to the Finance Department, to help with various tasks including filing, accounting, budgeting, procurement, assets and preparation of audit packs each month.

Key Learning Areas:

  • Assist with budget preparation and ensuring budget is aligned with expenses.
  • Assist with monitoring and correcting general ledger variations.
  • Assist with procurement process.
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of the MFMA, MSA, as well as other financial legislation, prescripts and policies.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly audit pack.
  • Assist with accruals or provisions at end of the year.
  • Assist with asset count and verification, as well as making copies and filing finance documents.


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:

  • Education requirement: must have completed Matric (NSC certificate)
  • Education requirement: must have completed a Degree / Diploma: B Com Accounting
  • Must be a resident of Johannesburg
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be prepared for extra work (standby/ overtime)
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to engage well with others
  • Must be able to follow instructions
  • Must be able to work in a group
  • Must be able to co-ordinate
  • Must be able to analyse and solve problems


Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
City of Johannesburg Internship: Office of the Ombudsman

Please send all relevant documentation with your application: certified copy of Identity Document, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, a copy of relevant Qualification, proof of residence, application letter and a letter of motivation.


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Rhulani Babani directly:
Telephone number: 011 288 2800


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