Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Principle Accountant

Geita Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (GEUWASA) is Semi-Autonomous Government Agency operating under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. It was declared water board on 29st May 2002 by the Minister responsible for water and published in the Government notice 258 on 20st June 2002 in accordance with the water works act, Cap 272 to operate and manage water supply and sanitation service in Geita town.

In order to attain GEUWASA vision and Mission, GEUWASA is seeking to recruit dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified performance driven Tanzanians Male and Female to fill in an excellent career opportunity of:

Position: Principle Accountant -1 Post

TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent and Pensionable
SUPERVISES: Revenue Accountant Expenditure Accountant

 Coordinating all financial issues in the Authority.
 Chief advisor to the Managing Director in all Financial issues In the Authority.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Providing Advice to management on all matters related to finance in the Authority
 Setting up and maintaining Accounting system to record all income and expenditure accruing to the board.
 Reviewing Authority’s expenditure and taking corrective measures for any deviation from the approved budget
 Implementing Accounting policies and procedures approved by management and Board.
 Providing financial advice to the Managing Director and ensuring that all financial regulations of the Authority are strictly adhered to.
 Prepares and submitting to the Managing Director regular monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements of the authority timely.
 Facilitates the audit of books of accounts by external auditors within the required legal period.
 Responds to all internal and external audit queries accurately and timely
 Ensure sound control systems and procedures of physical property, cash, cheques, purchase orders, receipt books, and other accounting documents.
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by Managing Director.

Minimum Qualifications Required, Competency and Experience
 Must not be above 40 years from August 2018
 Holder of degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent qualification plus CPA (T) and registered by NBAA as Authorized Accountant.
 Masters degree will be an added advantage
 Relevant working experience within or more than five years (5) of relevant experience in accounting duties and computer accounting packages.
 Good command in English and Kiswahili (Written and Verbal)

This vacancy carry an attractive competitive package salary of GEUWGS G1 and other remuneration package in accordance with qualifications, required skills and experience stated in specific vacant post and GEUWASA scheme of service

All applications should be in written form and have to be enclosed with the following documents:
 All applicants must be citizen of Tanzania.
 Two recent passport size picture should be attached
 The Curriculum Vitae (CV) must incorporate all contacts telephone numbers, mobile box numbers, e-mail and physical addresses.
 Applicants should apply on the strength of information given in the advertisement
 Testimonials, partial transcript and result slips will NOT be accepted.
 Certificates from foreign examinations bodies, colleges or University should be verified by NECTA, NACTE or TCU.
 Certified copies of certificates of Form IV, VI, University degree, Academic Transcript and Birth Certificate.
 Full names and detailed address of three referees (Address should include Mobile Phone, email address and postal address).
 Application letter should be written in English
 Applicants with special needs/ case (disability) are supposed to indicate.
 Applicants who will submit fraudulent documents will be subjected to criminal proceedings.

In additional to the qualifications mentioned, the incumbent is expected to possess the following traits
 Excellent communication skills
 Highly intelligent and ability to adopt to changes quickly
 Capacity to work under teamwork spirit, establish and maintain effective working relations with different people and stakeholder
 Ability to work under minimum supervision

Mode of Applications
All applications should be sent to GEUWASA Office by postal office or EMS and be addressed to:

The Managing Director,
Geita Urban Water and Sanitation Authority,
P. O. Box 477,

Closing Date:
All Application Should Be Sent Before 10th August 2018.

NB: Only Shortlisted Candidate (Who Meet The Requirements) Will Be Contacted For Interview, and Those Who Will Not Hear From Us Should Consider Themselves as un Successful.