Head of Finance job at Aga Khan University

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Aga Khan University

Deadline of this Job:
07 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position responsibilities:
• Financial Management & Control Collaborate, design, implement and review finance systems, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement and contemporary relevant practices.
• Ensure that University is fully compliant with tax law, financial law and standards in Tanzania.
• Ensuring all liabilities and assets are recorded accurately
• Forecasting cash flow projections and monitoring this into, the book of accounts.. . against the daily cash positions.
• Monitoring the accruals, pre-payments, and creditors’
• Analysing the variances and generating reports on findings and recommendations.
• Supervise payments in all currencies made to suppliers and staff ensuring complete compliance with the institutional policy and legal requirements.
• Monitor and manage fixed assets, inventory, treasury functions and inter-entity transactions.
• Overall responsibility of students’ accounting functions, including proper recording in general ledger and correspondence with parents, granting agencies and students for timely payment of fees due.
• Supervise monthly payroll for timely payment to staff, ensure all deductions for loans and advances arc made, statutory deductions arc done properly and paid in time to the statutory bodies
• File VAT returns, duty and other exemptions with relevant authorities on daily basis and keep complete track to ensure timely collection and distribution to vendors.
• Supervise timely and accurate closing of monthly/annual accounts and supervise grant audits.
• Liaise with external and internal auditors for annual and periodic audits.
• Preparation of Financial statements as per International Accounting Standards and other management tcmplates/rc- ports.
2. Planning, budgeting and reporting
• Prepare annual budgets and 5 years/15 years rolling budgets for all AKUTZ entities in consultation with Entity Heads.
• Prepare feasibility/costing studies required for services/ programmes.
• Prepare grant budgets in consultation with project leads / entity heads.
• Ensure financial compliance with granting agencies’ policies & procedures and prepare monthly/annual grant reports.

Construction Projects and Accounting
• Work with Project Director to develop annual budgets of construction projects.
• Prepare and review monthly financial reports and ensure accuracy of financial information shared through ERP system.
• Manage cash flow and working capital requirement of the project.
• Oversing payments and accruals of various construction activities and record them in financial system as per the best practices.
• Analytical review of monthly budget variance report of construction projects.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you meet the criteria for this position, please email your application with updated resume/CV and a cover letter addressed to the Global Director Talent Acquisition, Human resources at hr.recruitment@aku.edu 
The deadline for submitting application is Wednesday 07th December, 2022
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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07 December 2022
Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 December 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 24-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-11-2066
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