Finance Manager

Job Summary

Closing Date : 2015-09-04

Company : MWANZA URBAN WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AUTHORITY

Job Status : RECEIVING APPLICATIONS

Vacancy Number : 1

Type of Contract : CONTRACT

Type of Employment : FULL TIME

General Description

Employment Terms: Three years contract - Renewable Responsible to: Managing Director Salary Scale: MWAUWASA’s Salary Scale of MAS 12 (Fixed)


Duties and Responsibilities

Overall in charge of Finance department. In particular, he/she:- • Controls financial affairs of the Authority. • Advises the Managing Director on all financial matters. • Ensures that the Authority’s financial asset is properly safeguarded. • Establishes, administers and co-ordinates the funding requirements of the Authority. • Provides financial advice to the Managing Director and the Board of Directors. • Supervises and directs the development of financial policies, systems and procedures • Supervises the keeping of books of Accounts of the Authority. • Co-ordinates preparation of financial plans and budgets and ensures that they are submitted to the Board of Directors before the beginning of a new financial year. • Co-ordinates the preparation, and submits to the Managing Director and the Board, the annual accounts of the Authority within three months after the end of the financial year. • Ensures that all the Authority’s financial transactions are authorized and controlled in accordance with the agreed procedures and the proper systems of internal control are maintained. • Liaises with other Heads of Departments in the formulation of financial performance targets for operational activities and capital projects. • Ensures that the financial systems in use in the Authority conforms to the best commercial practice and are maintained and operated in the most effective manner. • Manages risks including risk assessment, insurance, operational covers and renewals. • Ensures that all internal and external audits are properly facilitated and queries are answered accurately and on time. • In collaboration with the Public relations unit maintains good image of the Authority. • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director


Skills and Experience

Possession of a Degree or advanced diploma in accountancy or equivalent; Possession of CPA (T) or equivalent; At least five years relevant working experience in a reputable organization, three of which must be at a senior management position; Conversant with at least one accounting computer package and MS Excel; Possession of Postgraduate degree is an added advantage ; Age not exceeding 45 years.


Application Information

Apply in handwriting, enclosing a certified detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and letters from 2 referees; telephone numbers and e-mail address so as to reach the undersigned not later than 4thSeptember 2015. Applications should be sent to MWAUWASA as registered mails by postal office, EMS and DHL. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. MWAUWASA is an equal opportunity employer. Leaving certificates and transcripts without degree or diploma certificates WILL NOT be accepted. THE MANAGING DIRECTOR, MWANZA URBAN WATER & SANITATION AUTHORITY, MAKONGORO ROAD, P.O. BOX 317, MWANZA SOURCE: DAILY NEWS PAPER OF TUESDAY AUGUST 4TH, 2015