8. INTERNAL AUDIT
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.
8.1 Position Title: Internal Audit Manager- 1 Post -RE- ADVERTISED
Office: EWURA Head Office
Reports to: Director of Internal Audit
Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for assisting the Management to institute effective internal control system, risk management and good governance processes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To lead in carrying out periodic internal audits on financial and operational matters as per the Annual Internal Audit Plan.
ii) To follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendation and directions of the Board of Directors on regulatory matters.
iii) To coordinate evaluation of internal controls and risk management systems and procedures and recommend actions for improvement.
iv) To coordinate review of audit procedures and working papers.
v) To follow up replies in internal and external audit queries and verify implementation of audit recommendations.
vi) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting on the position.
vii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor and other staff in the Division.
Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) University Degree/ Advanced Diploma majoring in Accounting or finance from a recognized institution of higher learning.
ii) Master’s degree majoring in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
iii) Certified Public Accountant, CPA (T) or ACCA and must be registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) in the category of
either Associate Certified Public Accountants (ACPAs) or Associate Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice (ACPA-PPs) or Fellow Certified Public Accountants (FCPAs).
iv) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application, and familiarity with one of the accounting software.
v) Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Public Sector Accounting and Reporting Principles.
vi) Not less than Seven (7) years’ work experience in relevant fields, two of which should be in senior position.
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 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