Corporate Manager

WASSHA Inc.

WASSHA JOB DESCRIPTION – Corporate manager

1. JOB INFORMATION

Organisation:

WASSHA Inc. Tanzania Branch

Division:

Branch Management

Department:

Corporate

Workstation:

Dar es salaam

Job Title:

Corporate Manager

Job Grade:

T8

Reports to:

General Manager (TZ)

Accounting Manager (JP)

Direct Reports (Subordinates):

Accounting Team leader

HR Team leader

Training Team leader

Procurement and administration team leader

Compliance officer

2. JOB PURPOSE

>Managing accounting team and control, improve, and/or establish accounting and financial related process to ensure high quality and efficiency.

>Take primal responsibility for local financial audit independently.

>Assure and mitigate risks of internal controls in accounting/finance and corporate areas including domestic and international tax risks.

>Lead budget planning, execution, comparison within Tanzania Branch.

> Oversee all corporate division departments and be accountable for the compliance and performance of corporate division as a whole.

 

3. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

A) Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Take primal responsibility and handle statutory audit/ tax audit independently.
  • Manage all members of the teams under the position by giving direction, setting and communicating targets, and making sure each team meets expected target/standard.
  • Guide division team leaders and members to improve accuracy and efficiency by sharing own knowledge, providing opportunities of education.
  • Document and visualize operation process collaborating with other departments.
  • Understand group overall and establish branch financial strategy with higher managements and implement in responsible areas
  • Plan and execute budget making process in the branch with efficient data collection.
  • Supervise accounting leader for monthly closing, especially for the decisional and complex matters, communicating with HQ manager.
  • Submit monthly divisional reports, general information, and recommendations to the GM
  • Ensure the company’s compliance to all government regulations
  • Formulating policies based on provide all facts needed and ensure implementation
  • Planning annual meetings with managers and share to company members

B) Functional Responsibilities:

  • Be a window person to be consulted about financial risks in various matter such as legal, tax, contractual matter and suggest risk mitigation using own and other professional knowledge.
  • Summarize financial performance of the branch monthly, comparing with Budget and past trend and suggest countermeasure to improve its performance to management.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies.
  • Work while observing the Professional Code of Conduct (PICCO). Professional behaviour, Integrity, Competence, Confidentiality, and Objectivity. A general accountant is directly obligated to report any misconduct observed or heard that is against these codes to the immediate supervisor or to the appropriate channel.
  • Ensure the company’s compliance to all government regulations
  • Formulating policies based on provide all facts needed and ensure implementation
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the GM

 

4. MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

A) A minimum level of academic and professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

● Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, Finance, or any other relevant field.

● CPA/ACCA is a must

 

B) A minimum level of experience required to perform effectively in the role:

● 5 years’ experience in a high-volume transaction accounting department

● 5 years’ experience in managerial accounting such as budget preparation, budget analysis, management report using financial accounting data.

● Experience in managing the team more than 5 persons more than 3 years

 

5. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

A) Internal customers:

● HQ Accounting Manager/Corporate Head/ CFO

● Internal Auditors

● Accounts leader/ assistants

● Human Resource Team Leader

● Management members (COO, GM)

● All Staff

 

B) External customers:

● External Vendors

● Financial auditors

● Government authorities

 

6. COMPETENCIES

A) Technical

● Professional certificate {CPA/ACCA}

● Accounting Package certificate {QuickBooks, Tally} or familiarity with sage

 

B) Functional

● Knowledge of the full accounting cycle

● Knowledge of financial accounting standards

● Knowledge of managerial accounting

● Knowledge and awareness for domestic and international tax

● Knowledge of procurement principles

● Knowledge of HR principles and practices

● Details Oriented

● Time Management

● Interpersonal skills

● Confidentiality work driven

● Leadership skills

● Data Entry Management.

● Highly proficient in Excel and Word applications

● Excellent Team Player

● Problem Solving and Analysis skills

● Strong communication skills

C) Behavioural

● High integrity

● Stress tolerance

● Flexibility and adaptability

● Accountability and Transparency

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