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Head Of Finance and Accounting ( 1 Post)
Salary scale 13-14
Reporting to the Managing Director
Job Purpose (Role)
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of finance is responsible for
designing, planning and coordinating all aspects of financial management at
the company and advises the management and the Board on NZOWASCO’S
Develop financial policies and strategies and coordinates their
Review financial and accounting manuals to be in line with
international financial statements and government regulations.
Advise the Managing Director and the Board of Directors on effective way of maintain adequate liquidity to finance the operations of the company
Co-ordinate, guide and assist the Heads of departments in the preparation and evaluation of annual departmental budget, consolidate the same into company budget and create systems and procedures for monitoring performance against the budget
Coordinate the annual audit exercise.
Prepare Board management reports for approval
Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department
Liaise with financial institution and investment portfolio with a view
to effective cash- flow management
Identify training needs for the departmental staffs.
Ensure timely provision of high quality services to both internal and
Competencies and Critical Success Factors
1. Working with Others:
Team working: Recognize and develop opportunities for team working,
driving improvement to the teams’ output and developing staffs within
Customer Focus: Provides a quality service that is regularly reviewed.
Anticipates customer needs. Actively seeks feedback on services from
customers and makes appropriate changes to service and to
Communicating and influencing: Communicates effectively with a wide
range of diverse internal and external stakeholders, influencing and
negotiating change. Networks internally to keep ahead of developments
2. Delivering Results
Uses trends and data to establish controls and performance indicators
Organization Delivery: Takes account of organizational priorities to
ensure that operational and strategic plans are being implemented and
Adaptability: Embraces and manages change. Seeks opportunities for
change, supporting colleagues in implementing new ways of working,
effectively and supportively communicating the rationale for change.
3. Focusing on the Future
Entrepreneurship and Commercial Focus: Spots and progresses
business opportunities and opportunities for collaborative working
externally and internally.
Creativity and Innovation: Reviews, tests and implements new concepts,
models and approaches to practice in support of service development and
Leading and Coaching: Is visible and publicly champions initiatives to
provide direction. Takes responsibility for an area of work and for its
outputs. Makes time to get to know people and motivate them. Regularly
review performance of self and others.
The Managing Director for instructions and guidance
Other heads of Department
With departmental support staff by allocating duties and responsibilities
to them and supervising their assignments
Other employees as appropriate
External Auditors and other regulatory bodies
Academic/Professional Qualifications and Minimum Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Strategic management or any other business related field from a recognized institution
CPA (K)/ACCA or equivalent qualification
Member of a professional body in good standing
At least seven years’ relevant experience with at least three years in
senior management position
Masters in the relevant field is an added advantage
Management course lasting four weeks is an added advantage
How To Apply
Interested candidates are required to submit their CV, application letter, copies
of academic and professional certificates and chapter six documents in hard
copy, indicating the reference number on the envelop on or before 30th May
2022 by 5.00pm. to
Nzoia Water Services Company Ltd
P.O. Box 1010- 50205