DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

  • Full Time
  • GWERU

City of Gweru

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE : FINANCE THE TOWN CLERK
Applications ore invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the above mentioned position which has become vacant in the Finance Department. City of Gweru is on equal opportunity employer where both women and men are encouraged to apply for the post.
1. THE POSITION: Director of Finance is a strategic position where one is responsible for the company’s financial health. It is also a position where one should be able to combine operational and strategic WIG, manage accounting and financial control functions, and establish o financial strategy for the sustainable long term growth of the organization.
2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent.
• A master’s degree or higher qualification will be on added advantage.
• Professional qualification in either ACCA or CIMA or SAAR or CIS is an added advantage.
• At least ten ( 10) years’ post qualification experience of which five (5) years should be on a senior relevant position.
• At least 35 years of age.
• Computer literacy is o must. .
• A Clean criminal record.
• Knowledge of annual financial accounts preparation is a must
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• At least 35 years of age
• Computer literacy is a must.
• A Clean criminal record
• Knowledge of annual financial accounts preparation is a must
3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 
• Ability to have an analytical approach to work. .
High degree of numerical accuracy and sound technical and analytical skills.
• High financial probity.
• Problem-solving skills and innovative.
• Good and effective negotiating skills.
• Ability to deal and handle the public
• The skill to bring the organization closer to its stakeholders.
• Ability to build trust between Council and its stakeholders.
• Good leadership skills
4. KEY RESULT AREAS: 
Preparing budget estimates
• Managing and monitoring expenditure on approved budget and ensure compliance to low.
• Maintaining and keeping proper books of accounts.
• Preparing annual financial statements
• Directing, supervising, appraising, developing and reporting on the work and conduct of all Council employees in the Department and take appropriate measures to ensure efficiency and discipline among all employees in the department of finance.
• Recommending to Council the measures necessary to safeguard the finances and assets of Council. • Giving effect to all relevant resolutions passed by Council
• Introducing, implementing and monitoring adequate internal control systems so as to reduce or eliminate for leakages
• Advising Council, Town Clerk and Management on all financial matters relating to Council
• Coordinating activities of the Finance Department and other Council Departments.
• Preparing monthly financial reports and management accounts.
• Managing the investment portfolio and maintain the loans register.
• Managing and developing the insurance portfolio and maintaining the asset register
• Managing all Council finances • Carrying out any functions, duties delegated by Council or Town Clerk.
5. REMUNERATION.
• In return council offers a competitive salary package and benefits.
• Generous leave days.
• Contributory pension and medical aid.

Interested candidates should submit detailed CVs with certified copies of qualifications to the Office of the Chamber Secretary not later than Friday 22nd February 2019. Please kindly note that only candidates who meet requirements should apply.

MUNICIPAL BUILDING CIVIC CENTRE GARDENS
CORNER ROBERT MUGABE WAY AND 8TH STREET
PO BOX 278
GWERU
TEL 0254 224071-9
E GWATIPEDZA TOWN CLERK