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Asssistant/Senior Assistant bursar – Planning office

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University of Zimbabwe

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Full Time


Harare, Zimbabwe

Description :

Desired qualifications and essential

The aplicant should be a holder of a bachelor of Accountancy Honours Degree from a reputable and recognised institution. A masters in accountancy Degree or masters in Business Administration Degree would be an added advantage. He/she should also be a holder of a full CIMA/CIS/ACCA professional qualification. The desired candidate should have at least four years post qualification experience in accounting and administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Bursar, Planning office, the duties of the assistant/Senior Assistant Bursar, Planning Officer shall include:

a. Administering PSIP projects Budget

  • Creating votes for PSIP projects
  • Monitoring projects costs
  • Processing project progress payments certificates
  • Reconciling and monitoring retention  accounts
  • Liaison with contracts on payments

b. Managing Staff advances

  • process staff advances
  • Following up on advance clearances
  • Posting journals for advance clearances

c. Managing staff establishment

  • Creating of votes in pastel for approved establishments
  • Posting new staff establishments
  • Editing existing staff establishments

d. Managing General Ledger Accounts

  • Creation of new votes in general ledger as requested by departments

e. Posting of budget allocations

  • Posting departmental approved budgets
  • Monitoring departmental expenditure vesas budget allocation
  • Verimenting of budgets as requested by departments

f. Budget preparations

  • Assist in compiling recurrent and capital expenditure budgets

g. Authorising of payment/purchase orders as per approval limit

h. Preparation of year-end audit schedules

  • Staff Debtors
  • Assistant in stock account reconciliation

i. In attendance to the Building Committee

j. any other duties assigned by the Deputy Bursar Planning

How to apply

Applicants must submit six copies applications, IDs, birth certificate and CVs, giving full particulars including full name, place, date of birthand six copies of academic and professional qualifications for each set of application. Applicants must give information on experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, names and addresses of three referees. Applications should be addressed and either hand delivered or posted to:-

Acting Assistant Registrar 

Senior non-academic staff & Short term Appointments 

University of Zimbabwe

P O Box MP 167

Mount Pleasant


Closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 23 November 2018. Please Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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