Monday, 28 July 2014

Accounting Officer at Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA)

Job Title: Accounting Officer

Employer: Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture

Duty Station: Zanzibar, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 30th July 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide financial control and oversight systems and support the projects financial and accounting functions
Responsible for preparing reports for the Financial Committee , the ED and funding partners as required
Prepare bank reconciliation report and monthly financial reports
Preparation of payment vouchers
Responsible for replenishment of petty cash
Ensure separate accounting records for the different finances are maintained properly
Maintain an appropriate system where appropriate financial records will be maintained in accordance with government practices, acceptable to donors and funding partners or partner institutions
Provide Accounting functions while ensuing accuracy, completeness and conformance with internal controls, donor regulations and budget restrictions
Record accounting transactions including coding transactions and validating approvals before making payment, and designing and maintaining an efficient, proper and transparent financial filing system of all documents relating to finance (e.g., monthly payment of bills, contracts, rent and salaries.)
Monitor and analyze budgets, including preparation of periodic budget monitoring reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
Engage with banks and financial institutions on financial matters, prepare payments for processing, deposit donations, etc.

Qualification and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or CPA
Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience in relevant field preferably with private sector
Good oral and written communication abilities with computer using word and excel
Fully proficient in any accounting package is necessary preferably Quick books

Personal: positions requires
A pleasant and engaging personality with excellent interpersonal skills;
Strong team spirit and confidence and ability to motivate survey companies;
Ability to engage stakeholders at all levels;
Honesty and passionate

Language: Fluency in spoken and written English

Date required: Starting as soon as possible

How to Apply:

The applications should be sent via email; to reach ZNCCIA by 30th July 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae addressed to:

Executive Director
P. O. Box 1407