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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2020
    Deadline: Oct 6, 2020
  • Nzoia Water Services Company Limited (Nzowasco) was formed under the Companies Act (CAP 486) on 4th February 2004 and became operational a year later on 9th February 2005. Nzowasco is mandated to provide water and sewerage services within the County Governments of Bungoma (Bungoma, Webuye & Kimilili) and Trans Nzoia (Kitale). The services have extended ...
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    Finance Manager

     Job Description


    Key responsibilities and accountabilities

    Reporting to the Managing Director, the finance manager shall undertake the following duties:-

    • Prepare and submit monthly, ,quarterly and annual reports for the department, making necessary recommendations
    • Prepare the company budget/cash flow management review to ensure sustainability and give strategic advice to management for proper decision making.
    • Develop departmental budget and work plan
    • Prepare Board Management papers for approval
    • Preparing of financial accounts and final financial statements ensuring they give a true and fair picture of the company
    • Prepare and review departmental policies and accounting manuals in line with international financial standards and government regulations.
    • Ensure timely statutory payments and levies;
    • Conduct periodic review of actual performance against budget and explaining any variance
    • Participate in strategic planning and implementation
    • Verifying, process claims and follow up for the VAT refunds
    • Develop measure of controlling issuance of credit notes and enforce resolutions;
    • Preparing of cash flow projections and management of cash flow;
    • Ensuring quarterly stock taking, periodically cash count;
    • Maintaining and management of all financial records;
    • Enforcing adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles (IAS and IFRS);
    • Implementing of Finance and Accounting Manuals;
    • Liaising with both internal and external auditors as appropriate to ensure timely auditing is carried out on the organization;
    • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the company
    • Deal with banks and financial institutions
    • Oversee performance management in the finance department
    • Identify training needs for the departmental staff
    • Ensuring that the finance system is functional

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce, Economics, Strategic Management (Accounting Option) with CPA-K/ACCA or equivalent.
    • Member of a professional body in a good standing
    • 7 years’ experience with Minimum of 3years in managerial or supervisory level
    • Management course lasting more than three weeks

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    Legal Officer



    Key responsibilities and accountabilities

    Reporting to the Managing Director, the Legal officer shall perform the following responsibilities;-


    • Responsible for all matters relating to conveyance and litigation of the company.
    • Drafting of agreements, contracts, leases and maintaining records of such transactions
    • Liasing with external legal advocates on legal matters affecting the company
    • Verifying all contracts agreements, agreements, leases in which the company enters into to ensure compliance
    • Representing the company in legal issues
    • Instituting legal procedures in debt collection
    • Continuously review the laws as they come to ensure that the new compliance issues are captured and complied with.
    • Monitor contractual compliance by the third Parties with whom the Company has contractual relationship.
    • Ensure the maintenance and update the laws of Kenya, regulations, ordinances, policy manuals and distribute all supplements to designated recipients.
    • Reviewing the Company’s Policies and Procedures, Standard Documentation including Contract, HR and Procurement forms to ensure that conform to the various legal and regulatory
    • Assisting in drafting board papers relating to legal issues

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    • Degree in Law from recognized university
    • Post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of law
    • Two years experience at a corporate level shall be an added advantage
    • Be a member of an Institute of certified public secretary (ICPS)

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    Officer, Water Services


    Key Responsibilities and accountabilities


    • Review transaction reports and approve them
    • Ensure the billing plan has been generated
    • Ensure bills are processed in time and delivered to the customers
    • Carry out revenue collection and ensure revenue collected is accounted for and banked
    • Ensure that the billing system is working well and backups are taken daily and tested
    • Ensure that water kiosk operators are billed correctly and money collected is banked
    • Develop and implement illegal connection crackdown schedule
    • Prepare monthly commercial reports
    • Daily monitoring of customers’ accounts starters
    • Ensure timely generation of disconnection list


    • Ensure implementation of the metering schedule
    • Ensure monthly metering plan is generated
    • Ensure that meter readings are accurate, delivered on time and transaction reports generated.
    • Ensure that there is reduced number of estimated bills
    • Follow up on meter servicing and ensure stalled meters are frequently serviced
    • Ensure jointly with the internal auditor that sufficient controls measures have been implemented to prevent fraud and other related malpractice
    • Assist in developing the work plan of all commercial activities for region

    Qualification and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields; Economics, Business Administration, and Commerce, or CPA(K), ACCA, Diploma in Marketing
    • Management training lasting more three weeks
    • 3 years’ experience in a similar position

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    Executive Secretary



    Key responsibilities and accountabilities

    • Coordination of board/ committee meetings as per schedule and ensure the BOD/ committee files are up to date and maintained
    • Prepare MD’s quarterly report
    • Ensure monthly and quarterly regional reports are received on time
    • Organize CMT meetings and take minutes
    • Maintain and manage the MD’s office.
    • Ensure general cleanliness around the MD’s office and smooth running of the office activities
    • Handling telephone calls and appointments to the managing director’s office

    Qualification and Experience

    • A degree in Business administration or an equivalent from a recognized university
    • Five years’ experience
    • Member of a professional body – KENASA
    • Possession of relevant computer skills
    • National diploma in secretarial studies shall be an added advantage

    Method of Application

    The applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of professional certificates, academic certificates and copy of ID should be addressed to the;

    The Managing Director
    Nzoia Water Services Company Limited
    P.O Box 1010 - 50205

    Or in electronic form to [email protected] by close of business Wednesday, 6th October 2020.

    Shortlisted candidate shall be required to provide the following documents during the interview;-

    1. Certificate of good conduct
    2. HELB clearance certificate
    3. CRB clearance
    4. Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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