FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER 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 procedures . 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 skills. . 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for application is 4th October 2012 at 5.00 p.m.