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Mr W Matamande


Mr. W. Matamande
B.Acc (UZ), MBA (UZ), PhD Student (UZ)
Tel: +263-4-303211 extension 13043
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Professional Experience

August 2006 to Date Lecturer – University of Zimbabwe (Bachelor of Accountancy Honours Programme)

Courses (Current)

  • Public Sector Finance and Accounting (Part IV) Years 2007/8
  • Advanced Financial Accounting (Part IV)
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting (Part II)

Additional Roles

  • Chairman – Department of Accountancy; February 2011 to date
  • Consultant – Polygold Business Solutions – September 2004 – to July 2006
  • Have been involved in general business consultancy ranging from accounting services, secretarial services to business development.
  • Have done work in the following sector;
    • Estate Agents
    • Legal firms
    • Trading concerns
    • Security companies
    • Small manufacturing companies

Major responsibilities

  • Turn around strategies.
  • Budgeting
  • Cash flow management
  • Systems development
  • Accounts preparation
  • General Manager – Zimbabwe Motor Distributors – April 2003 – August 2004


  • Overall responsible for the management of the business operation.
  • Provide strategic leadership in pursuance of organization vision.
  • Formulate both short and long term business plans in line with approved strategies.
  • Ensure the continued viability ad growth of the organization and business units.
  • Develop and maintain health and strategic relationship with all stakeholders.

Manager , Finance and Administration , Standacone (PVT) LTD/Savanna Tobacco
October 2001 – March 2003

  • Cashflow Management
  • Preparation of annual budgets.
  • Quarterly forecasting
  • Inventory control systems review and improvement
  • Debtors control
  • Cash forecasts
  • Consolidation
  • Make financial evaluation on all operations of the company.
  • Highly involved in strategic management decisions.
  • Cost control and administration of capital equipment and acquisitions.
  • Provide subordinates with on the job training and carry out periodic job appraisals.
  • Review monthly finance report and attend to monthly management meetings.

Management Accountant – Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries – January 1999 – September 2001

  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Preparation of divisional budgets.
  • Quarterly forecasting
  • Cashflow management
  • Inventory control systems review
  • Make financial evaluation of the division
  • Highly involved in strategic management decisions
  • Capital expenditure
  • Preparation of monthly reports and attending to monthly management meetings

Career History

  • Senior Branch Accountant, Blue Ribbon Foods – February 1993 – March 1995
  • Divisional Accountant, Manica Zimbabwe – April 1995 – September 1996
  • Cost Accountant, BHP Minerals Zimbabwe December 1996 – December 1998
  • Auditor, Comptroller and Auditor General January 1990 – November 1990

Research Interests

  • Public Sector Accountability
  • Accounting and Finance

Published Articles:

  1. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), Determinants of student’s academic performance in four selected accounting courses at University of Zimbabwe. Journal of Higher Education Journal.
  2. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), Exploring management strategies to reduce cheating in written examinations: A case study of Midlands State University Journal of Case Studies in Education.
  3. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), Corporate social responsibility in the Tourism Sector: The case of Zimbabwe. Journal of Academic and Business Ethics.
  4. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, (2011), An Evaluation of the Economic Performance of Cooperative Marketing among smallholder Farmers: A case of Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe, Zambezia Volume 38, No2.
  5. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), An investigation of the effectiveness of work related learning: A case of the industrial attachment program offered by the faculty of commerce, University of Zimbabwe, Journal of Instructional Pedagogies.
  6. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), The effectiveness of internal controls in revenue management. A case study of Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) (2011-2012), Journal of Case Research in Business Economics.
  7. Mandimika E., Nyikahadzoi L, Matamande W, Taderera E (2013), Determinants of students’ academic performance in four selected accounting courses at University of Zimbabwe, Research in Higher Educational Journal.

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