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Director Finance and Administration - Office of the Auditor-General

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Expires: 28 Jun 2024

Full Time



job Description

Applications are invited from highly competent and qualified persons to fill the following position(s) which have arisen in the Office of the Auditor-General.

Director Finance and Administration (1)
Reporting to: Deputy Auditor General Administration

Job Summary
Develop and implement finance and administration strategy, policies and systems and achieve economic efficiency and effectiveness of the functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic planning:
• Lead in the designing and developing of the Finance strategy in line with OAG ‘s corporate goals and objectives.
• Oversee the development and implementation of finance policies and systems in accordance with the finance strategy.
• Lead in corporate strategic planning and budgeting and develop finance annual plans and budgets.
• Review adherence to the budgets and report variance with necessary explanations.
Management and Financial Accounting Reports
• Assist with the review of guidelines and collation of information for budget forecast preparation.
• Oversee the production of timely and accurate management accounts and financial statements, reports and schedules as required.
• Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely reconciliation statements as required
• Take the lead in the review and maintenance of the integrity of the computerized accounting system
• Monitor and ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are complied with.
• Oversee the documentation and maintenance of complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
• Approve the financial accounting system for cash management, accounts payable accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
• Ensure that employees’ payroll and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation and OAG policies and guidelines.

• Development systems and policies aligned with the Procurement Act and the best practices for the procurement functions at OAG.
• Monitor and ensure economy and efficiency in the procurement of goods, services and works.
• Monitor the development and implementation of the annual procurement plans and ensure conformance to the plan.
• Verify and confirm that procedures are followed and full compliance of the laws, regulations and policies and achieved.

Project Management:
• Oversee the planning of all projects in the OAG and ensure the achievement of the organizational mandate.
• Oversee the preparation of all project budgets and ensure that they are in line with the OAG guidelines.
• Oversee the implementation of all approved projects in the OAG.

• Set policies and procedures for the administrative activities of OAG and monitor compliance.
• Oversee the management of fleet for ensuring the principle of economy and efficiency.
• Monitor and ensure that the safety and legal requirements related to the fleet management are fully complied with.
• Facilitate the timely maintenance of all assets of OAG by ensuring that civil and electromechanical maintenance plans are implemented effectively and efficiently.
• Provide strategic and supervisory leadership to the organization.
Annual Work Plans
• Coordinate the development and review of the annual department work plan in line with the Audit plans.

Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
• Professional qualification of either the following CA(Z), ACCA, CPA and CIMA is a must.
• Master’s degree is an added advantage.
• Clean class four driver’s license.

• Seven (7) years’ experience in the corporate/public management sector, three (3) of which should be at management level.

• Financial management skills.
• Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent and written Communication skills
• Creativity and innovative.
• People management skills.
• A high level of integrity.
• Strategic management.
• Organisational development.
• Planning and organising
• Leadership skills.
• Proven ICT skills including SAP.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested, please submit your application with a detailed Curriculum Vitae not later than June 28, 2024, to the following email address [email protected]
or hand deliver to No. 48 Burroughs House, Corner George Silundika and Simon Muzenda Street (4th Street).

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  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Expiry Date

    28 Jun 2024

  • Date Posted

    20 Jun 2024