Monday, February 16, 2015

UZIKWASA ,Accountant Jobs in Tanzania



UZIKWASA is a non-government organization that operates in Pangani
District, Tanga Region. In the 10  years since its inception, UZIKWASA has
established a dynamic relationship with the local communities through
integrated programs in HIV/AIDS, Gender and Transformative Leadership and
Culture supported by a large communication program.  UZIKWASA’s vision of
long term development is thro
ugh participatory approaches and promotion of
self reliant interventions that actively engage people in driving their own
development agenda. Pangani FM, a community radio Station run by the
organisation is a key component in UZIKWASA’s communication efforts and
the  multimedia rural behaviour change communication campaign ”Banja Bas”
that targets specifically  rural communities. UZIKWASA is looking for a
committed and highly motivated Tanzanian for the position of an  Accountant

Main responsibilities:
Ø    Maintaining adequate, accurate and up-to-date books of accounts
Ø    Prepare  payment vouchers and ensure availability of all necessary
supporting documents
Ø    Carry out timely posting of financial  transactions
Ø    Prepare  quarterly financial reports to the management  and donor
reports in the required intervals
Ø    Participate in the development of organisational budgets and support
program staff in the preparation of operational budgets and issues of
financial management where the need arises.
Ø    Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and ensure that they are filed
properly.
Ø    Prepare  monthly pay roll summaries
Ø    Prepare fund request to donor  and respond to donor queries
Ø    Update of fixed asset register at quarterly intervals
Ø    Ensure timely payment of statutory and contractual debts.
Ø    Ensure correctness and appropriateness of payments made to employees
and outsiders in a timely manner.
Ø    Ensure that all  payments made are in line with the respective
budgets,   follow the principle of segregation of duties  and  are properly
authorised.
Ø    Always be  updated about Tanzanian tax laws and regulations which are
relevant to the organisation  and ensure that they adhered to.
Ø    Prepare for annual audit

The candidate will be reporting to the Finance Manager.

Competencies:
The applicant is confident with multi-donor accounting and able to work
under pressure and meet tight deadlines.S/he is a good communicator and
able to effectively work with  others.  As a member of a creative and
innovative team  s/he is able  to  provide and receive feedback and willing
to  self reflection and  self-appraisal.  S/he is keen to work  in an
environment of shared  learning and innovation and participate in team
building activities beyond his/her accounts responsibilities.

Qualifications:
Degree in  Accounting  and a minimum of 2 years working experience.
Previous experience with an NGO is an added advantage. Proficiency in at
least one accounting package, preferably Quick books .

Applications:
Send your C.V and at least two letters of reference;.a statement of not
more than one page on your experience related to the job you are seeking,
and why you want to work in this position; UZIKWASA is an equal opportunity
employer.

Deadline  for applications: February 28th, 2015

Please use the following two emails: info@uzikwasa.or.tz; cc:
kilapix@yahoo.com

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