Western Water and Sewerage Company (WWSCO) Ltd was established in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act and section 9 (c) of t...

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Western Water and Sewerage Company (WWSCO) Ltd was established in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act and section 9 (c) of the Water Supply and Sanitation Act, No. 28 of 1997. The principal activity of the Company is to provide high quality potable water and adequate sewerage services for higher standard of living of the population of the urban and peri-urban centres of Western province. The MD, Mr. Wamuwi CHANGANI personlly oversees every job, big or small to make sure his team delivers more than the customer has asked for. Like any other water utility company, Western Water & Sewerage Company Limited is a licensed member of the National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) which regulates all water utility companies in Zambia.

Finance Manager

Responsibilities

Department/Section: Finance Department

Responsible To: Managing Director

Responsible For: Management Accountant And Financial Accountant

Liaison With:

Senior Procurement Officer, Commercial Service Manager, Technical Manager, Human Resource and Administration Manager, Project Engineer, Public Relations Officer, O&M Engineer and Internal Auditor.

To plan and manage the financial resources of the company, formulating and implementing company financial policy and strategies on all aspects of financial management in order to ensure financial viability and reporting.

Develops and implements an effective financial management system that optimizes the Company’s financial resources and facilitates accurate measurement of performance.

Formulates and implements financial policies strategies and annual work plan.

Ensures preparation of the annual Corporate Budget and business plans to define management’s operating strategies within policy guidelines defined by the Board

Develops and implements adequate and effective internal control systems and procedures in order to safeguard and ensure sufficient security of company assets

Ensures timely Preparation of the Company’s monthly and quarterly reports

Ensures that the final accounts are submitted to external auditors and ensures timely production of audited accounts

Provides detailed analysis of financial performance in order to facilitate management decision making

Undertakes cost analysis and participates in preparation of tariff review proposals and submits them to the Board and NWASCO for approval and preparation, respectively

Ensures effective creditor control and timely payment of employees, suppliers and contractors

Ensures that company complies with statutory requirements with regard to PAYE,NAPSA and Workers Compensation contributions

Ensures financial mobilisation and implementation of investment policies in line with Board policy guidelines to ensure acceptable returns are earned on all investment portfolios undertaken, including recommendation of divestment options identified to the Board

Supervises IT and procurement sections to ensure provision of effective IT and procurement services to the Company

Agrees, monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure that they meet their performance objectives

Performs any other duties as assigned by the Managing Director and the Board from time to time

Qualifications

Grade 12 certificate

Full professional accounting qualification such as ZICA, ACCA or CIMA

University degree in Accountancy or related (added advantage)

Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Computer literacy in excel, word, power point and access

Member of ZICA

Knowledge of any accounting package is a must preferably PASTEL accounting system

Experience in a water and sewerage utility Company(added advantage)

Other Attributes

Leadership skills

Managerial skills

Sober minded (maturity)

Able to work in a busy environment with minimum supervision.

How to apply

Send your application letter to the addressed below:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager,

Western Water & Sewerage Company Ltd,

PO Box 910445,

Mongu.

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