Assistant Accountant cum Administrator – 1 Post

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The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply

Post Title: Assistant Accountant cum Administrator – 1 Post
Duty Station: EWURA Lake Zone Office – Mwanza 

Reports to: Zonal Manager

Assistant Accountant cum Administrator will be responsible for ensuring that Zonal Office financial resources and assets are properly maintained and other logistical functions are well managed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To ensure that offices are properly maintained and provided with essential services and supplies including cleanness.
ii) To monitor and ensure that all fixed assets and other properties are properly maintained and insured.
iii) To make follow up and ensure that travel arrangements are made, booked and confirmed on time.
iv) To make sure that all official dispatches are done correctly and promptly.
v) To facilitate and prepare for official meetings
vi) To ensure uninterrupted provision of transport services.
vii) To receive/Deposits in cash and cheques and ensure safe custody of the same.
viii) To prepare and issue cheques, petty cash and other payments and issue receipts for payments made.
ix) To maintain bank deposits slips, receipt book for all transactions and cheque books for all the Authority Bank Accounts.
x) To make a monthly bank reconciliation of zonal bank account.
xi) To post receipts transactions into the accounting system.
xii) To prepare and record all payment vouchers and maintain payment voucher file.
xiii) To record all receipts, journal vouchers, debit notes, and petty cash summary and maintains respective file containing those documents.
xiv) Posting of authorized transactions in the system and ensuring that system records portrays true and updated financial transaction of the zonal office on a daily basis.
xv) To maintain and reconcile all accounts receivable and payable including amounts due from staff.
xvi) To maintain Fixed Assets Register of the zonal office.
xvii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Possession of Bachelor degree or advanced diploma in accounting of finance from a recognized higher learning institution;
ii) Possession of Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Public Sector reporting principles will be an added advantage;
iii) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application; and
iv) Relevant working experience in reputable organization of not less than two (2) years in relevant field.

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
d) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
e) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

Tenure and Remuneration
a) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
b) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
c) Staff will be employed on 5 years renewable contracts.

Mode of Application
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees (the referees contact should also include telephone number and e-mail address) should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 21st August 2015.

Only short listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority(EWURA)
Samora Avenue, 6th Floor, Harbour View Towers (Former JM Mall Building)
P O Box 72175

Email: Jobs@ewura.go.tz



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