THE EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICAN

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THE EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF
ACCOUNTANTS GENERAL (ESAAG)
ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POST OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
The Eastern and Southern African Association of Accountants General (ESAAG) is
a co-operation between Accountants General in the region comprising 14 member
countries namely, Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique,
Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and
Zimbabwe.
The organization carries out a programme of regional co-operation activities
designed to promote best practice in Public Financial Management.
REQUIREMENTS
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A university degree in Accounting or Business or Financial Management.
Extensive working experience in financial management and development
work within the field
Management skills
Good interpersonal skills
An advantage is to be familiar with the governmental system preferable
within the area and the region.
The incumbent should be capable of working in an independent
environment.
The candidate must be a citizen of a member country of ESAAG.
DUTIES
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Conceptual development of the ESAAG co-operation
Development of long term strategic plans
Establishing and developing co-operation with regional and international
organizations within the field such as the World Bank, IFAC, IPFA, AFD,
SADC, NEPAD, ECSAFA, SADCPSAO, Regional Training Institutes, SIDA,
DFID etc
Daily supervision of the Secretariat
Production of financial statements for the Annual General Meeting
Management of training and capacity building programs
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Coordination of responses and comments on Exposure drafts and adoption
of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) by member
countries.
Conversant with donor procedures and extensive experience in negotiations
with the donor community.
SALARY
R555,000 per annum with performance based gratuity of 25%.
Applications should be addressed to:
Mr. K. Hlasa
Chairperson of ESAAG
P.O. Box 401
Maseru 100
Lesotho
Fax Number +266 22 326 349
Email: [email protected] (underscore between surname and initial of firstname)
Closing date: 23rd August, 2006
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