Saturday, 7 September 2013

Senior Accountant Jobs at Nabaki Afrika in Tanzania

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Employer: Nabaki Afrika

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 16th Sept 2013

Job Purpose:

Manage the Nabaki Afrika’s accounting function, producing regular financial
accounts reports and information to enable the management to better manage the business, in
addition, to produce annual statutory accounts and other statutory returns whilst ensuring the
accuracy of Nabaki Afrika Ltd’s ledgers accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversee the smooth and efficient running of the Accounts Department
• Maintain integrity of Accounting system (Pastel), ensuring it remains effective and
operational at all times
• To prepare financial statements, complete monthly closing procedures, analyze revenues
and expenditures to see whether they are correctly reported
• prepare monthly account reconciliations, assist with tax audits, prepare tax returns
• To perform internal audit function through sites visits, physical and documents verification
to ensure all Nabaki operational and financial policy and procedures are adhered to and
report the findings to CEO.

Asset Management Duties:

• Ensure all company assets are monitored and accurately accounted for
• Ensure the fixed assets register is managed and maintained with strict adherence to "fixed
assets register procedure
• On a monthly basis ensure the general ledger is reconciled to the assets register
• Collect relevant data / information useful for insurance review

Regulation & Statutory Compliance Duties:

• Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times• On an annual basis reconcile salary taxes (PAYE, SDL, PPF, NSSF), corporate tax, City
Service levy against general ledger for review by Management
• Ensure that monthly salaries and payroll taxes are completed and paid in time.
• On ongoing basis review company expenditure to ensure compliance with statutory
regulations and requirements and reporting inconsistencies immediately to Financial
• Ensure that annual returns are completed for approval by CEO prior to lodgment with TRA
and other agencies.
• Collect and collate all necessary documentation in readiness and preparation of company tax return

People Management Duties:

• Make self available as a coach / mentor and assisting all who directly report to him to
develop in their positions
• Ensure that relevant information is communicated to all who directly report to him to enable
them to effectively carry out their functions
• Delegate tasks to all who directly report to him in line with skill, knowledge and ability and
where necessary identify skill gaps and training requirements
• Complete KPl assessment to all who directly report to him within Company specified time
• Ensure all reasonable steps are taken in order to achieve workplace harmony within the
organisation at all times
• Do any other duties assigned to him by Management

Core Competencies:

• Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication both verbal and written with a
focus on building trusting long term relationships
• Ability to lead and manage a small team to achieve department and business finance
• Effective interaction with management together with maintaining a high degree of sensitivity
and confidentiality
• Ability to plan and prioritise workloads in order to meet deadlines
• Ability to work under minimum supervision, use initiative and possess a positive
attitude towards teamwork

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in accounts. Must be CA / CPA qualified.
Knowledge and understanding of current trends and developments
in information technology


Required a minimum of three years in a senior accounting position
incorporating analysis and problem solving principles within a medium to
large organization

Skills / Attributes:

Passionate, enthusiastic, and confident
Highly motivated
Great integrity
Initiative and resourcefulness
Strong influencing skills
Performance orientated
High level of interpersonal skills
Focused attention to detail and deadlines
Task / project deadline orientated
High level of responsibility, accountability and integrity
Proven accuracy and organization with your work
Fluent written and spoken English and Swahili

How to Apply:

Please submit a curriculum vitae with three references and maximum one page cover letter on why you believe you are the right candidate for this position.

Please send it via email to or you can directly bring the application to 2/1 Nabaki Afrika Ltd, Sam Nujoma Road, Light Industrial Area, Mikocheni B

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.