Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Aga Khan University (AKU) ,Senior Manager Finance Job Vacancy in Tanzania


TANZANIA INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international
University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8
countries. It is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective
of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has
offered academic programmes in nur
sing, medicine and education for and in
countries in East Africa.

The University is seeking applications for the following position based in
Arusha Tanzania:
Reporting to the AKU - TIHE, Senior Manager Finance, He will be responsible
for monitoring and performing the functions of the Finance Department in
Arusha and ensuring legal compliance on financial matters. He will also be
responsible for preparation and assist in the annual statutory audit
exercise for AKU-TIHE for Arusha. He will be responsible for the
preparation and monitoring of the annual budgets, long term projections,
grants, programme based costing, ensuring that strong financial controls
are in place and are adhered to across. He will as required from time to
time be advising senior management on various operational and strategic
decisions. The role will also include working closely with Arusha Medical
Centre, Real Estate Department, Multilateral & Bilateral Relationship
Department.

The key tasks will include the following.
Managing financial, physical and human resources of the AKU-TIHE Finance
Department.
Monitoring and supervising all AKU-TIHE revenue and expenditure to ensure
compliance with institutional policies and legislation.
Developing and monitoring of customized financial reports to inform
decision making processes.
Implementing and strengthening strong financial controls across all areas
of the AKU-TIHE.
Monitoring corporate affairs of AKU-TIHE as per the local legal
requirements (TRA and BRELA).
Assisting Programme Heads in making sound financial decisions by providing
costing and feasibility analysis for ongoing and new academic programs and
research proposals and by providing guidance on the financial requirements
for granting agencies.
Participating proactively in the committees of the various programmes of
AKU-TIHE.
Coordinating technical developments to advance financial systems
development.
Regular reporting of results for the Medical Centre and the AKU-TIHE Arusha
operations .
Planning, preparing and monitoring annual budgets, monthly cash flows and
funding requests for all 'academic programmes of AKU-TIHE

Candidates should have:
A Master's degree in Finance or related field
Membership of a professional accounting body - CPA, ACCA or equivalent.
A minimum of 5 years' experience working in financial management that
includes developing Istrong financial systems and control mechanisms.
Experience working with International Accounting Standards and Academic
institution.
Highly developed computing skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated working in a
multinational multi-faceted team environment.
Demonstrated ability to work with university senior management, in
planning, developing and implementing innovative and cost-effective
strategies.
Fluency in Kiswahili will be an advantage

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Candidates meeting the above requirements; and seeking professional growth
and an excellent work environment should forward their application,
curriculum vitae, testimonials and addresses (postal and email) of three
referees to the

Human Resources Office, AKU . TIHE
P.O. Box 125,
Dar es Salaam

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