Sat. Aug 13th, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Harare

Website Environmental Management Agency (EMA)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the above position that has arisen within the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) -an equal opportunity employer

Station : Harare

Closing Date : 29 July 2022

Environmental Management Agency (EMA)

Vacancy : Director Finance Administration

Reporting to the Director General , the job holder will be charged with the responsibility to plan , direct and control key initiatives in the finance and Administration Department in support of the overall strategic goals of the agency through following policies and procedures in accordance with public finance management act [ chapter 22:19 ] . EMA Act [ chapter 20:27] and all the other relevant legislature


Financial Strategy Formulation

  • Providing insight and analysis to support the director general and senior managements strategy planning
  • Formulating and implementing financial strategies that will be enable the agency to achieve its goals
  • Monitoring the achievement of plans and targets taking corrective action where necessary
  • Resource mobilization , supporting and funding growth opportunities for the Agency
  • Cost Control Management Accounting
  • Overseeing the pricing of the agency’s services and profitability analysis
  • Overseeing the preparation of the annual business plans
  • Coordinating and managing the budgeting process and ensuring it is aligned with the agency overall strategy
  • Ensuring budget implementation and control
  • Ensuring preparation , review and presentation of monthly management accounts and reporting to senior management and the board

Financial & Cash Flow Management Accounting

  • Performing financial analysis of new opportunities and decision alteratives
  • Defining key financial performance measures and targets with the management team
  • Overseeing the working capital management
  • Overseeing debt management and liaising with the legal services department

Financial Reporting And Controls

  • Controlling and coordinating the agents overall accounting function
  • Preparing financial information for external publication
  • Managing relationships with external auditors
  • Managing the resolution of key accounting and control issues
  • Implementing sound , cost effective and efficient accounting and financial systems , policies and processes
  • Ensuring adherence to financial provisions in the public finance Act , EMA Act and all other relevant acts , regulations and frameworks such as IFRS and IAS
  • Ensuring financial statements are prepared on time for both internal and external auditing

Financial Risk Management

  • Formulating and implementing financial risk mitigation strategies against liquidity risk , credit risk , interest rate risk and other financially related risks


  • Planning and directing the activities of the agencies real estate functions
  • Proposing and approving capital expenditure projects to improve operations
  • Maintaining of the agencies assets to avoid any loss and determining the depreciation parameter to preserve shareholders value
  • Ensuring adequate and efficient administrative processes are in place to support operation with adequate and effective internal controls to mitigate related risk issues
  • Supervising , guiding and controlling staff in the department to ensure maximum productivity , efficiency, discipline and compliance with guidelines , policies and procedures


  • Degree in finance , accounting or equivalent
  • Post graduate qualification eg CA , ACCA , MBA / MBL
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body
  • At least 10 years relevant experience of which 5 must be be at a senior management level
  • Knowledge of SAP is an added advantage

Interested candidates should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates not later than 29 July 2022. Document to be emailed to [email protected] or addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager

Environmental Management Agency

685/6 corner Lorraine / Faber , Bluffhill

P.O.Box CY 385



Please note that female candidates are encouraged to apply and only shortlisted candidates will be responded to


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