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Finance Director - Masvingo City Council

Location: Masvingo
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

Grade 16 [1 POST]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fiii the above post in the Finance department.

Job Title : Grade Reporting To :

Finance Director 16

Town Clerk

Duties And Responsibilities

The applicant should be a registered Public Accountant under PAAB or should provide proof that registration is in progress or that he/she qualifies for such registration.


  • Providing financial advice to Council and its Committees. (Shall be Council' s Accountant)
  • General management of the Finance Department
  • Supervision of maintenance KO, ales of the asset register
  • Implementation of accounting and related policies and informing the review of the same.
  • Budget tracing to ensure payments and procurement compliance
  • Shall be the Council's tax Accountant
  • Producing Council's annual budgets

Qualifications And Experience

  • An Accounting degree or equivalent from a reputable university.
  • A relevant Masters Degree is a distinct advantage
  • A Minimum of 5 "0" Levels including English Language and Mathematics/Accounts
  • A Minimum of 5 years relevant experience preferably at Senior level.
  • Should demonstrate capacity to supervise accounting activities
  • Have excellent managerial skills
  • Knowledge of IPSAS is a distinct advantage
  • Exposure to Local Authorities systems will be an added advantage
  • Must have traceable proof of having produced final accounts reports.
  • Must be prepared to work under pressure and at odd times
  • Must be at least 35 years of age

In addition the applicant should be a member or has made significant progress towards attaining membership of at least one of the following professional bodies:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants (Zimbabwe) ICAZ
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy. CIPF
  • Chartered Governance and Accountancy Institute of Zimbabwe. CGAIZ
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Zimbabwe). ICPAZ

How To Apply


A competitive salary, contributory pension, noncontributory life assurance and medical aid schemes, 100% housing guarantee and vehicle benefit.

Applications in own handwriting addressed to the Town Clerk, together with a detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates to reach the undersigned through posting, email or hand delivery on or before Friday, 22 April, 2022.

Municipal Offices .

P.O.Box 17


Advert No. 3712022


TOWN CLERK:       Eng E. Mukaratirwa

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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