SANSA Recruitment Form 2023/2024 Application Portal –

Last Updated on May 31, 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and eligible candidates for the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Recruitment 2023.

SANSA Recruitment

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Innovation (DSI).

SANSA has a mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities. To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology, advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy.

SANSA thrives on our employees’ creativity, competencies, and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high-performing environment. If you aspire to the SANSA values of Service, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Personal Growth, and Excellence, and living these in a fast-paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you.We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

The following opportunities exists in SANSA Hermanus, Western Cape within the Space Science Programme to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies and qualifications. 


Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will provide assistance with financial accounting processing, reconciliations, procedures and record keeping. The incumbent will prepare financial reports and  ensure that all accounting laws and rules are adhered to. Providing general overall SAGE X3 and finance support to the Financial Manager and all staff of SANSA Hermanus and suppliers.

This will include but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Creditors
  • Bank Reconciliation and payments
  • Preparation of financial reports and documentation

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Three-year Diploma or Degree in Finance
  • 3 years’ experience as a Financial Accountant
  • Ability to work under pressure

The following will be advantageous:

  • Applicable legislative and regulatory framework
  • Public Finance and Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and guidelines knowledge, and GRAP knowledge.
  • Accounting, planning and budgeting policies and procedures
  • Principles and practices of accounting
    • Knowledge of reconciliations (Excel: pivot tables and V-Lookup)
    • Knowledge of financial reporting
  • Accounting software – Should have SAGE X3 knowledge and experience using the system
  • Knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office and an online banking system

Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualifications, and citizenship checks, as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process. By applying for this vacancy, the candidates consent that SANSA can collect, process, and share their Personal Information (PI) for verification, assessments, and employment purposes only.

SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity Act. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of SANSA and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference will be given to candidates from under-represented designated groups (African males and females, Coloured females, and People with disabilities ).

Should you meet the above requirements, please upload your detailed CV, and apply on Current Opportunities (

Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, regard your application as unsuccessful. SANSA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Closing Date: 12 June 2023.

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