Thursday, February 12, 2015

The School of St Jude ,Finance Officer with Stipend Jobs in Tanzania

Job description

The School of St Jude is a charity funded school that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,850 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha.
We are seeking a creative energetic individual to fill the position above based in Arusha, Tanzania at the School o
f St Jude.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with all finance related areas; accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital spending, budgeting, financial reporting and purchasing.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for EAF & TSOSJ Boards.
  • Monitor inventory for the school, including; food, stationary, maintenance & garage supplies
  • Assist with preparation of the IAS/IFRS compliant financial report annually.
  • Supp0rt the auditor during the audit.
  • Reconcile bank statements and petty cash monthly
  • Regularly check QuickBooks to ensure account code classifications are correct.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual capital and operating budgets.
  • Develop the accounting and financial management skills of the accounts team
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes:
  • Qualified CA/CPA
  • Minimum 3 years working as a professional accountant
  • Experience in using QuickBooks
  • Strong computer skills in particular Microsoft suite
  • Previous experience in working in a NGO (preferred)
  • Experience in working in a developing country (preferably Africa)
    • Strong inter-personal and communication skills;
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a challenging environment.
Skills and Competence:
  • Be flexible, open-minded, tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference!
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Good emotional and physical health and the drive to take on new challenges

How to apply

A minimum commitment of 24 months is expected**
Living allowance:
International volunteers receive a comfortable monthly living allowance, which is enough to live on but not enough to fund travel around Africa. For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St Jude please visit our website
Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to by 6th March 2015 SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

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