Director of Finance and Administration

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level  Director / Executive
  • Experience  7 Years
  • What we do  Accounting / Banking & FinanceGovernment & Parastatals
  • Qualifications  Bachelors DegreeProfessional Qualification

Job Description

The Office of the Auditor General Zimbabwe (OAG) is the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Zimbabwe, committed to providing exceptional auditing services. As the center of excellence in this field, the OAG upholds values such as commitment, respect, empathy, accountability, teamwork, and integrity.

With a vision to stay relevant and informed about global trends in finance and auditing, the OAG produces timely reports with practical recommendations. The financial statements of the OAG undergo external audits by chartered accountants, demonstrating their commitment to transparency and accountability.

The Office of the Auditor General Zimbabwe (OAG) is looking for an accomplished Director of Finance and Administration to join their dynamic team. As a key member, you will be responsible for developing and implementing effective finance and administration strategies, policies, and systems.

Your role will contribute to the economic efficiency and effectiveness of OAG’s functions. If you are a finance professional with strong leadership skills and a commitment to integrity, this is an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of the Finance strategy aligned with OAG’s corporate goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the implementation of finance policies and systems in accordance with the finance strategy.
  • Participate in corporate strategic planning and budgeting, developing finance annual plans and budgets.
  • Review adherence to budgets and provide reports on variances with necessary explanations.
  • Assist in reviewing guidelines and collecting information for budget forecast preparation.
  • Supervise the production of accurate and timely management accounts, financial statements, reports, and schedules.
  • Ensure the preparation of accurate and timely reconciliation statements.
  • Review and maintain the integrity of the computerized accounting system.
  • Monitor compliance with statutory requirements and ensure their fulfillment.
  • Maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Approve the financial accounting system for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
  • Secure and store employees’ payroll and financial information in compliance with legislation and OAG policies.
  • Develop systems and policies aligned with the Procurement Act for procurement functions.
  • Monitor the economy and efficiency of procurement activities for goods, services, and works.
  • Monitor the development and implementation of annual procurement plans.
  • Verify and ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Oversee the planning and budgeting of projects within the OAG.
  • Ensure the implementation of approved projects.
  • Set policies and procedures for administrative activities and monitor compliance.
  • Manage the fleet, ensuring economy and efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with safety and legal requirements related to fleet management.
  • Facilitate timely maintenance of all OAG assets, including civil and electromechanical maintenance plans.
  • Provide strategic and supervisory leadership to the organization.
  • Coordinate the development and review of the annual department work plan in line with the Audit plans.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification such as CA(Z), ACCA, CPA, or CIMA is mandatory.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Clean class four driver’s license.
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in the corporate/public management sector, with at least three (3) years at the management level.


  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative and innovative mindset.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Proficient in strategic management.
  • Experience in organizational development.
  • Strong planning and organizing abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven ICT skills, including SAP.

To apply for this position, please submit your detailed Curriculum Vitae not later than June 28, 2024.

Office Of The Auditor General Zimbabwe (OAG)

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