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: Principal Revenue Accountant – 1 Post
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager
Principal Revenue Accountant will be responsible for ensuring that the
Authority’s income is constantly maintained through proper revenue collection mechanisms.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To coordinate the monitoring and collection of all revenues of the Authority on timely basis;
ii) To manage the follow-up of all Authority income on regular basis and attend to queries from regulated suppliers’ revenue transactions;
iii) To participate in the establishment and application of systems and procedures in finance aimed at improving reporting and efficiency;
iv) To ensure that all approved and normal operations pertaining to finance are carried out on time and according to approved budget;
v) To collaborate in overseeing prudent management of the
Authority’s resources, including keeping records on their utilization;
vi) To coordinate preparation of time-based reports on financial performance;
vii) To prepare, control and monitor the organization’s revenue budget in line with the strategic and operation plans of the Authority;
viii) To collaborate in the preparation of operating, capital expenditure and income budgets of the Authority;
ix) To collaborate in preparation of annual financial statements and provide required support to external auditors;
x) To collaborate in controlling, applying and monitoring routine financial functions;
xi) To supervise the monitoring and controlling all receivable accounts including ensuring correctness of records;
xii) To effectively supervise and guide members of staff reporting to him/her; and
xiii) 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 University Degree/ Advanced diploma majoring in accounting or finance from a recognized higher learning institution;
ii) Possession of Masters Degree majoring in accounting or 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);
iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application;
v) Possession of relevant working experience in reputable organization of not less than six (6) 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 (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
DAR ES SALAAM