Accountant (1 post)

Published by Jobstanzania on 3:01:00 pm

Tanga Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Tanga UWASA) is competitively best utility in the Tanzanian water sector, supplying clean and safe water and provides sewerage services in Tanga city. The Authority with the ISO 9001 :2008 certification in quality management systems is hereby seeking for a relevantly qualified and highly motivated person to fill the following competitive vacancy available in her manning level.

Scope of the position and its expected outputs
 The holder of this position is responsible for all general and specific functions pertaining to accounting on Authority's revenues and expenditure management. S/he shall exert great support in efficient and effective corporate financial resources management with respect to approved periodic action plans.                                                                                             

Position relationships: Reports to FinanceManager                                              
Supervises Assistant Accountants;  Revenue,  Expenditure                                                                                                   

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises all accounting operations and maintains me Authority’s accounting books in accordance with existing accounting conversions and legal requirements. Maintains the Authority's budget and takes measures to ensure that the Authority's activities conform as much as possible to the budget                                     
  • Oversee the preparation of all books of accounts in the Authority                     
  • Prepares periodic financial reports to facilitate constant review of the Authority's Financial statuses.                                                                                                        
  • Carries out constant cash flow reviews, bank reconciliation, and verification of all accounting transactions                                                                                                                    
  • Maintains   an up-to-date register of fixed assets and of  all other accounting documents.                                                                                                                       
  • Makes  necessary    preparations  for  the  Authority's  accounts to be  audited in accordance with legal requirements, and assists the auditors in carrying out their work                                                                                                                                                  deals with all matters pertaining to taxation.                                                                        
  • Responsible for timely payment of statutory deductions.                                                      
  • Performs such other related professional duties as may be. assigned by the  Finance Manager from time to time .                                                                                                

Person specification:     

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in Accountancy or Commerce majoring in Accountancy from a recognized tertiary Institution.                                                              
  • Must be holder of full CPA (T) or ACCA and registered with a relevant body.  
  • Must have experience of at least three years working in a reputable business entity. S/he must have strong command on modem accounting packages.                    
  • The applicant for this position should not be more than 50 years of Age by June  2013                                                                                       

The post carries attractive remuneration packages according to the Authority's newly reviewed market focused pay scheme and other entitlements.

Application Instructions:
All applications should be in a hand-written letter; attached with updated Curriculum Vitae showing current working position, address, three referees, telephone numbers; copies of relevant academic qualification certificates and other relevant testimonials. The application letter should reach the undersigned before 15.04.2013 at 1600 hrs. Canvassing will lead to disqualification for consideration into application processing steps or even termination from employment upon revelation of the same prior to recruitment.

All applications should be directed to:
The Managing Director
Tanga Water Supply & Sewerage Authority
 P.O.Box 5011

Deadline: 15 April, 2013
Source: The Guardian 25 March , 2013



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