Accounts Assistant (One Post)

Published by Jobstanzania on 9:53:00 am

Position: Accounts Assistant (One Post)
Company: Kahama Urban Water Supply and sanitation Authority (KUWASA)

Kahama Urban Water Supply and sanitation Authority (KUWASA) is an entity established to operate the reliable, affordable and sustainable Water Supply and sanitation service in Kahama Town. The Authority was established on 21st June 2002 in accordance with the water works Act, Cap 272 of 1997 which have been recently replaced by section 60 of the Water Supply and sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009.
The Authority is a semi- Autonomous under the Board of Directors in accordance with section 4(1) and (5) of the water work regulation of 1997.
The Authority is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced, dynamic, motivated, innovative and result oriented Tanzanians to fill the positions that currently exist in the Authority.

Reports: Head of Accounts

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receiving properly and accounting for all the cash and cheques from water and sewerage customers.
  • Tallying of cash received with receipt book totals.
  • Keeping in safe custody all moneys received under lock and key; transfer it to Revenue
  • Collection supervisor for daily banking.
  • Maintaining adequate and accurate records of cheques received.
  • Ensuring that cash balances are done on daily basis.
  • All work order form are completed and signed daily.
  • Handing over cash to Revenue Collection supervisor by using a proper handing over procedure.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.


  • Holder of diploma in accounts IATECH or its equivalent
  • Candidate must posses computer knowledge with accounting package. Knowledge on billing software specifically on cash points will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years working experience.

General Conditions to All Posts.
Age limit
Not above 45 years for all posts.

Term of services
On contract basis of a minimum of three years renewable upon successful completion of a one year probation period.

Personal Attributes.
High level of integrity, honest and sense of responsibility
Team player with the ability to work independently
Self motivated, able to remain calm under pressure
Committed to deliver work of a high standard

Mode of Application:
Prospective candidates are invited to submit applications in their own handwriting together with I i copies of their certificates, two (2) passport size of the application recently taken, fully typed curriculum vitae with e-mail address, a reliable postal address and telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates/testimonials /transcripts and addresses of at least two professional
referees to the following

Managing Director,
Kahama Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (KUWASA)
P.O. Box 102

Closing Date
Twenty one (21) days after the first appearance of this advertisement in the Newspaper
All educational/professional certificates must be from accredited Institutions recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), The National Examinations Council of Tanzania and other relevant bodies
Only short -listed applicants will be contacted.
The Authority's employment policy is not gender biased hence all prospective applicants are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: October 28, 2013
Source: Daily News October 7, 2013



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