Bulawayo City Council

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The following position has arisen within the City of Bulawayo:

1. Main Responsibilities /Job Summary
  • Assumes full management responsibility for all Financial Services Department functions, programmes and operations.
  • Directs financial planning and strategy.
  • Analyses and reports on financial performance.
  • Develops and implements accounting policies.
  • Manages forecasts comprehensive budgets.
  • Reviews Council budgets
  • Assesses, manages and minimises risk.
  • Formulates and implements departmental goals, objectives and priorities.
  • Analyses complex financial data and managing internal controls.
  • Evaluates departmental methods and procedures.
  • Advises on long term business and financial planning.
  • Attends Council Committees and Council Meetings.
  • Submits relevant reports to Council Committees and Council.
2. Qualifications Requirements
  • A Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • A post graduate degree such as an MBA or equivalent.
  • Professional qualification such as
  • Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (CIS)
  • Institute of Chartered Public Finance Accounts (CIPFA)
  • Clean class 4 driver’s licence.
  • Valid membership of professional body.
3. Experience and Skills
  • At least (10) ten years’ experience in the relevant field at senior level.
  • The post calls for a Finance Manager who leads with confidence and inspires loyalty.
  • Experience within a local authority or similar organisation will be an added advantage.

The Package:

The City of Bulawayo offers an attractive package comprising a competitive salary plus a number of fringe benefits, details of which will be revealed to the shortlisted applicants

Applications in envelopes clearly marked “Financial Director” should be sent along with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic/professional certificates supported by three (3) professional traceable referees.

Applications to be posted to

The Acting Human Capital Director

City of Bulawayo

P.O Box 558


OR Drop applications at:-

Ground Floor

Municipal Buildings (Tower Block)

L Takawira Mugabe & R G Mugabe


Not later than Thursday, 27 October 2022.

Advert No. 12042

Thursday, 13 October 2022.


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