Overview

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of
Assistant Accountant within the Municipal Council of Mbabane.

Main Purpose of the job

To provide accurate and appropriate reporting of Council Monies and administration
services in line with the Urban Government Act and Financial regulations 1969 and
Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.

Key Performance Areas:
 Prepare income accounts reconciliations with general ledger each month.
 Record all objections to the valuation roll and prepare a file for all valuation roll items.
 Raise rates bills and collect rates revenue and other related Council revenue.
 Monitor overdue rates accounts and contact defaulters.
 Liaise with attorneys to facilitate statutory rates recovery.
 Assist Messengers of Court with identification of properties and their owners.
 Develop strategies for efficient rates and other Council revenues collection.
 Liaise with the Deeds and Surveyor General Offices on transfer updates of properties and other related issues.
 Efficient administration of Land Sales with facilitating remittance of Government dues.
 Supervise the work of direct reports and ensure maximum efficiencies
 Provide assistance to customers in completing contact details forms and all other related queries.
 Communicate essential Council service-related information to customers.
 Perform any other reasonable task(s) assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

 Bachelor of Commerce degree (Majoring in Accounting)
 At least 3 years relevant working experience in a supervisory position.

Key Competencies (Knowledge and Skills):

 Knowledge of Accounting Software.
 Good Communication Skills.
 Good Leadership skills.
 Paying attention to detail.
 Customer Care.
 Computer literacy.
 Ability to work under pressure.

Applications

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, only emailed applications will be accepted. Please
email applications accompanied by a full CV with certified copies of academic
qualifications marked “Position of Assistant Accountant” to:
Human Resources Manager
Municipal Council of Mbabane
P.O. Box 1
MBABANE
H100
Email: recruitment@mbacity.org.sz

Please note: If you are not contacted by us after 3 weeks of applying, please
consider your application unsuccessful.