Assistant Accountant - Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world
class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff setting and quality of service
regulation of the electricity, water, and petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has
the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to

Post Title: Assistant Accountant - 3 Posts
Duty Station: EWURA Zonal Offices – Mbeya, Arusha and Dodoma
Reports to:Zonal Manager
Assistant Accountant cum Administrator will be responsible for ensuring that
Zonal Office financial resources are well managed.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To monitor and ensure that all fixed assets and other properties are
properly insured;
ii) To receive/Deposit cash and cheques;
iii) To prepare and issue cheques, petty cash and other payments and issue
receipts for payments made;
iv) To maintain bank deposits slips, receipt book for all transactions and
cheque books for all the Authority Bank Accounts;
v) To post receipts transactions into EPICOR 9 accounting system;
vi) To prepare and record all payment vouchers and maintains payment
voucher file;
vii) To record all receipts, journal vouchers, debit notes, and petty cash
summary and maintains respective file containing those documents;
viii) Posting of authorized transactions in the system and ensuring that system
records portrays true and updated financial position of the authority on a
daily basis;
ix) To maintain and reconcile all accounts receivable accounts including
amounts due from staff to ensure prompt and regular collection of dues;
x) To maintain and reconcile all accounts payable accounts including
statutory dues to ensure correct and timely payment for the goods and
services obtained by the Authority;
xi) To maintain Fixed Assets Register of the Authority;
xii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications
and experience:
i) Possession of Bachelor degree or advanced diploma in accounting of
finance from a recognized higher learning institution;

ii) Possession of Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting
Standards (IFRS) and Public Sector reporting principles will be an added
iii) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) application;
iv) Relevant working experience in reputable organization of not less than
two (2) years in relevant field.

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions
are required to have the following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
d) Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
e) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.
Tenure and Remuneration
a) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
b) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
c) Staff will be employed on 5 years renewable contracts.

Mode of Application
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time
contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size
photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the
under-mentioned by 15th November 2016.
Only short listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview.
Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the
candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:
The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,
Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama
P O Box 72175
Source: Ewura Official Website
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