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kazi East African Law Society

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  1. snochet

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    The East Africa Law Society (EALS) is a professional Lawyers' Association in
    Eastern Africa with membership around the East African Community (EAC). It
    brings together six (6) National Law Societies/Bar Associations as corporate
    members (Burundi Bar Association, Kigali Bar Association, Law Society of
    Kenya, Tanganyika Law Society, Uganda Law Society and Zanzibar Law Society)
    and individual lawyer members.

    The EALS seeks to recruit a strong, experienced, transformative, inspiring
    and innovative leader for the position of Finance and Administration
    Manager, to be based in Arusha and covering the region.

    Key responsibilities:

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Finance and
    Administrative Manager (FAM) will be in charge of Administrative and
    Financial management functions at the Secretariat. The holder will provide
    leadership in preparation of financial reports, programme, projects and
    activity budgets and accounts reports. He/She will oversee and be
    responsible for the keeping of all books of accounts and safe custody of
    financial information of the organization. He/She shall work variously with
    and supervise the Human Resources and accounts staff and oversee staff
    welfare, suppliers' contracts and provision of up to date equipment,
    facilities and supplies for the organization.

    Knowledge, skills, and Experience:

    . Be a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a bias in accounts with
    CPA, ACCA, or its equivalent

    . Be registered by and in good standing with the National Board of
    Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA)

    . Possess in depth knowledge of financial systems, financial/administrative
    management and reporting

    . Possess experience of implementing financial control systems and

    . Have demonstrated experience of being a proactive financial manager with
    risk assessment aptitude

    . Have experience of Human Resource management, including recruitment,
    disciplinary and grievance, terms and conditions.

    . Have excellent Information Technology (IT) skills and experience with
    accounting packages, team working, flexibility, and relationship building

    . Specifically exhibit proficiency in computerized accounting.

    . Experience and a working knowledge of the East Africa Regional Integration
    process will be an added advantage

    . Have at least six years experience in a similar position

    . Fluency in English and Kiswahili is essential while a working knowledge of
    French will be an added advantage

    Mode of Application:

    Interested candidates should send their application letter, enclosing their
    CV, copies of certificates and names of three referees to the following
    address: The Chief Executive Officer, P.O. Box 6240, Arusha - Tanzania or
    email your application to: info@ealawsociety.org.

    The closing date for application is 4th October 2012 at 5.00 p.m.