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National Revenue Authority (Head Office) Vacancy Announcement
Oct 13, 2008, 12:03

(Head Office)
Vacancy Announcement

Advertisement for the post of Director, Finance Department Job description, qualifications and compentency requirements

Location: Head Office
Report to: Commissioner- General

Job Description

(a) Reviews procedures and systems of the Department on a regular basis to ensure that they continually meet International Standards and best practice
(b) Supervise and coordinates annual budget preparation and institutes appropriate budgetary control systems
(c) Ensure long range planning for the acquisition, utilization and disposal of capital assets of the Authority
(d) Monitors activities of the Authority to ensure that all financial obligations of the Authority are discharged
(e) Supervises the three-tier reconciliation of revenue outturns from NRA, Bank of Sierra Leone and the Treasury on a timely basis
(f) Ensures that the Authority’s accounts are promptly7 prepared and submitted to the Auditor –General for auditing as stipulated in clauses 31(2) of the National Revenue Authority Act 2002
(g) Ensure that all properties and other resources allocated for use in the department are effectively managed and utilized for the overall benefit of the Authority
(h) Tracks and protects revenue from collection points to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) destination at the Bank of Sierra Leone
(i) Performs any function that may be assigned to him from time to time by the Commissioner-General

Qualifications: Member of professional Accounting Body such as ACCA, CA, CIMA, CPA with out not less than 3 years post qualification experience.
Competency Requirements:

· Sound Knowledge of Public Financial Management including related Laws, Rules and Regulations
· Proficiency in the use of computer software
· Excellent track record
· Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate the work of others
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.
· Ability to work under pressure
· Good oral and written communication skills

Applications should be forwarded to the office of the Commissioner-General, National Revenue Authority, No. 7 Bathurst Street, Freetown not later than 24 October, 2008.

Only short-listed candidates would be contacted.
By Order
Commissioner –General

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