Accounts Assistant I

Job Summary

Closing Date : 2015-09-04

Company : MWANZA URBAN WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AUTHORITY

Job Status : RECEIVING APPLICATIONS

Vacancy Number : 2

Type of Contract : CONTRACT

Type of Employment : FULL TIME

General Description

Employment Terms: Contract of unspecified period of time Responsible to: Chief Accountant Salary Scale: MWAUWASA’s Salary Scale of MAS 6


Duties and Responsibilities

The Accounts Assistant may be deployed in Revenue Accounts or Expenditure Accounts subsection. He/she may:- • Receive properly all payments from water and sewerage customers and other customers and accounts for the same. • Make summaries of cash receipts. • Reconcile actual amount of cash banked with receipts book totals. • Maintain adequate and accurate records of cheques received. • Keep safe custody of all relevant accountable documents and their related register and ensure that buffer stock is maintained daily. • Prepare payment vouchers. • Print cheques. • Keep and dispatch cheques to payees. • Make cash payments to as per authorization. • Assist in preparing trial balance. • Assist in preparing periodical financial statements. • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor.


Skills and Experience

Possession of Diploma in accountancy or equivalent; At least three years relevant working experience; Conversant with at least one accounting computer package and MS Excel; Age not exceeding 35 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