Friday, June 1, 2018

Job Opportunities at Duma Works

  Xpresstz       Friday, June 1, 2018

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01-Store Manager Jobs


Responsibilities
  • Manage stock and inventory
  • Manage production figures and be able to plan ahead
  • Be able to barcode items using in-house barcoding system
  • Must take care of the store to keep it clean at all times.
  • Must take care of the production department
  • Must be able to Manage people and allocate tasks to them in an effective manner.
  • Be able to perform human resource duties. (small company of 20 people)
  • Perform inventory checks from time to time.
  • Be able to make performance reports.
Job Profile
  • Exposure to ERP and basic computer skills like excel, word.
  • Proven experience in store management.
  • Inventory management skills.
  • Verbal and written language skills.
  • Good in reporting and goal oriented.
  • Team player.
Apply
To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “3391”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3391 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 29 June 2018

02-Credit & Portfolio Officer Jobs


Duma Works is recruiting a Credit & Portfolio Officer for our client in Mwanza, Tanzania. The hiring organization is a renewable energy company that provides and finances accessible, affordable, and energy-efficient equipment designed for off-grid businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Role Summary

The Credit & Portfolio Officer underwrites, tracks, analyzes and maintains the company’s portfolio of loans issued to clients. The role is essential to ensuring that the company’s customers pay on time and that non-performing customers are addressed quickly. Reporting to the President/COO, you are also critical to the team and will be expected to collaborate with customer service, hardware, finance, and sales.

Responsibilities

The Credit & Portfolio Officer is responsible for customer selection and repayment:

Underwriting

  • Work with management to develop and continually improve underwriting criteria.
  • Support development of underwriting process
  • Engage in the underwriting of applicants

Credit Portfolio & Receivables Management

  • Develop a system to manage accounts receivable & oversee credit portfolio;
  • Proactively monitor A/R and develop plans/solutions to reduce late balances;

Portfolio Reporting

  • Provide weekly reports to key members of the team regarding PaR and current non-performing loans (NPLs);
  • Analyze loan performance to gain insights that lead to better performance in the future and serve as a thought partner to management in improving performance;
  • Develop reports for outside stakeholders, including banks and investors.

Non-Performing Loan Management

  • Lead and Coordinate outreach to understand why NPLs are not paying;
  • Lead and Coordinate termination of loans and the collection of equipment;
  • Co-develop behavioral management tools with COO and others;

Supporting Systems & Process

  • Design reports needed to carry out this role;
  • Document standard operating procedures for critical functions: repossessions; loan repair; write-offs;
  • Suggest improvements to the company’s systems

Prerequisites

The Credit Officer is a seasoned financial manager with both operational and strategic experience:
  • Minimum 3 years experience in credit/loan management;
  • Experience designing and implementing new processes;
  • Fluent in Microsoft Excel;
  • Computer literate and able to type 30 words per minute;
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.
Location: Based in Mwanza.
Pay: Compensation is a competitive salary based on the role and prior experience. No relocation bonus or stipend is included.
ApplyTo apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “3390”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3390 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 22 June 2018
N.B.
* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

Finance Manager Jobs


Duma Works is recruiting a Finance Manager for one of its clients. The hiring organization is a Renewable energy company in Mwanza, Tanzania that provides and finances accessible, affordable, and energy-efficient equipment designed for off-grid businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa

Job Responsibilities Overview

The Finance Manager manages the financial functions of a rapidly growing organization. You will be creating policies and ensuring the appropriate processes are put in place to manage the organization’s finances. You will also be responsible for payment of taxes and fees within Tanzania. Reporting to the CFO/COO, you are critical to the reporting of accounting information for global consolidation and financial reporting.

Job Duties:

The Finance Manager is responsible for the accountability of operations:

Accounting / Bookkeeping

  • Manage the bookkeeper and overseeing the bookkeeping function;
  • Ensure the appropriate policies are in place for financial accountability;
  • Ensure that all Tanzanian taxes are paid, with holdings are made, and reporting is submitted on time;
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit;

Cash Flow Management

  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner;
  • Process payroll in a timely manner;
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements;
  • Maintain banking relationships;

Budgeting

  • Manage the preparation of the company’s monthly budget;
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances;

Management Accounting

  • Provide guidance to the management team regarding operations from a financial perspective;

Corporate Finance & Business Development

  • Provide support to the COO/President in the collection of financial data for global reporting and consolidation;

Governance

  • Improve financial policies to manage cash, operational, and other risks;
  • Conduct internal audits to measure compliance and identify areas for improvement.

Mentorship

  • Provide mentorship to junior staff and ensure development of talent.

Skills and Qualifications:

The Finance Manager is a seasoned financial manager with experience in banks, financial institutions, and/or distributors:
  • Minimum 5 years experience in accounting and corporate finance;
  • Minimum 2 years in management of financial operations;
  • Fluent with Microsoft Excel;
  • Comfortable with accounting software, preferably Xero;
  • Proficient with Tanzanian accounting standards and regulatory requirements;
  • Proficient with IASB and GAAP accounting standards;
  • Tanzanian citizen;
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.

Role Structure

  • The position reports to the COO/CFO
  • Manages others within Finance Department
  • The Finance Manager works closely with all departments, including Sales, Logistics, Service, Technology, and others.
  • Externally, the position works with auditors, the TRA, banks, and others.

Measurement of Performance / What Success Looks Like
  • Timely, accurate closing of the accounting books;
  • Budget process completed on time: both setting and reconciliation;
  • Accurate cash flow tracking and projections that allow management to plan;
  • Operational and Sales department heads report receiving useful information and counsel from the Director for the management of their respective areas;
  • Compliance with all TRA reporting requirements and regulations: no surprises;
  • Timely internal audits demonstrating both compliance and areas for improvement;
  • Proactive counsel to management on changes in regulations or treatments.
Location: Based in Mwanza
Pay: Salary with benefits and discretionary bonus.
Apply
To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “3387”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3387 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 22 June 2018
N.B.
* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.
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