Sunday, 30 March 2014

Accounting and Administration Officer Careers at ACRA-CCS Foundation in Tanzania

Job Title: Accounting and Administration Officer

Employer: ACRA-CCS Foundation

Duty Station: Iringa, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 10th April 2014

Job Description:


Assisting the Country Administrator and the Project Managers in maintaining the general ledger and balance sheet reconciliations;
Monitoring and supervising debts and payments in all currencies to suppliers and to staff, ensuring complete compliance with the laws, donor’s procedures and ACRA-CCS internal procedures;
Process payment of PAYEE, NSSF and SDL
Using appropriate software to process data and produce reports as required, in order to facilitate efficient operations;
Preparing and monitoring monthly cash flows and funding requests related to all activities;
Preparing and monitoring monthly Bank and Cash reconciliation;
Maintaining accurate and comprehensive records in compliance with internal procedures and donor’s requirements;
Follow up VAT and Duties Exemptions;
Support to the Project Managers for the preparation of tenders and purchase procedures
Archiving receipts, invoices and all the supporting documents for accounting;
Permanent follow up of the expenditures for Vehicles and Phones;
Maintaining Inventories, Tender and Contracts Registers
Maintain personnel files including leave periods and prepare contracts.

Selection Criteria:

Certificate or Diploma in Accountancy or Degree in Administration, Finance or related;
Desirable 3 + years’ experience working in administrative/financial department of a reputable organization;
Sound knowledge of the English language;
Knowledge of accounting softwares
Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail;
Understanding of legal financial obligations in Zanzibar and Mainland Tanzania;
Excellent analytical skills and abilities.
Work Place will be in Iringa.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants MUST have, as a minimum, a relevant degree qualification.

How to Apply:

The contract will start immediately at the end of the selection process.
Interested persons should send their Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter (no more than 1 page) at:

Please do not send certificates and diplomas through e-mail: they will be requested only from pre-selected candidates.

Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.