We are pleased to announce the opening of two vacant positions in the Electricity and Water Business Units respectively with functional reporting line to the Group Finance Director. These are:

Finance Manager – Water and Sewerage Business Unit

Finance Manager – Electricity Business Unit

Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. Detailed Job Description for the above-mentioned positions is attached.

How to Apply. 

 Please send an e-mail to expressing your interest and indicating the position you are interested in along with a brief resume. Your resume should be no more than 2X A4 pages and should include basic information including name, contact details, address, date of birth, education and qualifications along with a brief listing of your employment to date.

Deadline for submission of applications is 28th July 2023

Job Description NAWEC

Positions 1.     Finance Manager: Water & Sewerage Business Unit [WSBU]

2.     Finance Manager: Electricity Business Unit [EBU]

Role Summary Overall control and responsibility for NAWEC WSBU/EBU  Financial Management
Reporting Relationships Reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of the Water & Sewerage  Business Unit (Position 1)/ Chief Operating Officer  of the Electricity Business (Position 2) Unit and functionally to the Group Finance Director.
Duties and Responsibilities –        Provides leadership in the business unit with respect to NAWEC’s  Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position.

–        Contributes to the development of company strategy in the business unit and with the Group Finance Director across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all business unit activities, plans, targets and business drivers.

–        Implement appropriate Financial & Accounting structures for the business unit with the support and guidance of the Group Finance Director.

–        Puts in place , mentors and develops an appropriate Finance and Accounting team in the business unit   and monitors their performance by means of key performance indicators.

–        Supports the Group Finance Director in ensuring that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.

–        Ensures development of  corporate budgeting processes and oversees the Annual Budget preparation and its subsequent monitoring and management throughout the business Unit.

–        Implements accounting, finance and cash management policies, as set by the Group Finance Director in the business unit.

–        Have a key role in the preparation of the management accounts, budget monitoring and reporting and financial accounting and reporting for the business unit in a timely fashion as required by the Group Finance Director.

–        Corporate finance: implement company policies regarding, capital investment appraisal, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate to the business unit

–        Establishes a high level of credibility and manages strong working relationships with key stakeholders

Requirements and Qualifications ·       Qualified financial accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent)

·       Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the field of financial accounting or financial audit

Competancy Detail
Strategy Development Understands the exigencies of a developing and changing Water & Sewerage Industry and contributes proactively and objectively to corporate strategy development
Business Planning The capacity to contribute to the development of  a  Vision and Business Plan for the business unit  that reflects corporate strategies and financial Ability to build strong a financial team and to motivate them to deliver Business plan and vision realities
Leadership and Management Inspires  the finance and accounting team of the business unit by articulating divisional vision,  leading by example and supporting Corporate change initiatives
Professional Knowledge Maintains constant self-improvement by staying up to date with developments in the financial discipline and ensures team are similarly developed
Results and Performance The ability to drive for achieving and surpassing targets  and achieves this by  division Business Plan monitoring , actively delegating authority and proactively developing a Performance Management regime for staff
Policies and Procedures Understands the criticality of Finance Policy and Procedures and is constantly pursuing initiatives for continuous improvement
Systems The ability and drive to harness information technology  to assist Finance in solving its system issues
Company Financial “watchdog” Capacity to identify early potential challenges for the business unit across the financial spectrum including cash flows, expenditure, controls and diligence and generate timely actions
Financial Information Understanding of organisational need for timely and accurate management information and delivers it
Staff Development Grasps the strategic force of a well trained and developed workforce and their potential to develop the Finance and Company vision
Analytical Skills The ability to visualise, articulate and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and make decisions that make sense based on all available information
Product Knowledge Understanding  of the business unit role and the services it provides  to NAWEC Customers
Stakeholder Management Is sensitive to the importance of stakeholders, their identification and development of appropriate responses