Apr 26, 2018


  • Sebenta National Institute
  • Swaziland
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Sebenta National Institute, a "Category A"Public Enterprise and a non-profit making organization, hereby invites qualified candidates to apply for the above vacancy. The mandate of the Institute is to provide Basic Literacy, Non-formal education and Vocational Skills to the Swazi populace.
Purpose of position: To effectively manage and lead the financial management functions of the Institute

Key responsibilities:-

• Ensure that adequate accounting, budgetary and cost control systems are implemented throughout Sebenta.

• Ensure compliance with accepted international accounting standards and systems so that Seben-ta's financial transactions are accurately recorded and reflected in the accounts by staying abreast of such standards and systems.

• Liaise, as required with internal and external auditors, management and other stakeholders

• Ensure timely processing of financial obligations; invoices, claims, and payroll.

• Provide day-to-day leadership and management of the Accounts Department to ensure compliance with applicable policies, procedures, guidelines and financial obligations.

• Develop, implement, review and update sound accounting policies, procedures, guidelines and obligations.

• Regulary review cash forecasts against actuals and review updates where necessary.

• Oversee custody and maintenance of the inventory of all assets.

• Aggressively lead resource mobilization efforts.

Education and Experience of the Job:-

• At least a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. A professional qualification in CA is desirable.

• Minimum of three years' experience at executive management level.

• Experience in working with government and/or in donor funded projects will be an added advantage.

• Availability and willingness to work outside normal office hours, without additional remuneration, to meet deadlines.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills plus computer literacy.

• Strong leadership, organisational and negotiation skills

• integrity, sound thinking and analytical skills.

• Team player

• Valid driver's license

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae and three references should be marked addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and marked 'SENIOR ACCOUNTANT'. They can be emaited to sebenta@swazi.net or hand delivered at Sebenta National Institute, P.O. Box 64, Mbabane

NOTE: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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