Assistant Accountant - Ewura

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

4.2 Post Title: Assistant Accountant - 3 Posts
       Duty Station: EWURA Zonal Offices – Mbeya, Arusha and Dodoma
       Reports to:Zonal Manager

Assistant Accountant cum Administrator will be responsible for ensuring that Zonal Office financial resources are well managed.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

i) To monitor and ensure that all fixed assets and other properties are properly insured;

ii) To receive/Deposit cash and cheques;

iii) To prepare and issue cheques, petty cash and other payments and issue receipts for payments made;

iv) To maintain bank deposits slips, receipt book for all transactions and cheque books for all the Authority Bank Accounts;

v) To post receipts transactions into EPICOR 9 accounting system;

vi) To prepare and record all payment vouchers and maintains payment voucher file;

vii) To record all receipts, journal vouchers, debit notes, and petty cash summary and maintains respective file containing those documents;

viii) Posting of authorized transactions in the system and ensuring that system records portrays true and updated financial position of the authority on a daily basis;

ix) To maintain and reconcile all accounts receivable accounts including amounts due from staff to ensure prompt and regular collection of dues;

x) To maintain and reconcile all accounts payable accounts including statutory dues to ensure correct and timely payment for the goods and services obtained by the Authority;

xi) To maintain Fixed Assets Register of the Authority;

xii) 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;

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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;

iv) Relevant working experience in reputable organization of not less than two (2) years in relevant field.

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 should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 15th November 2016.

Only short listed candidate 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) 7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,

Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama

P O Box 72175

DAR ES SALAAM

Jobs@ewura.go.tz


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