Monday, March 23, 2015

The LAPF Pensions Fund ,Accountant Jobs in Tanzania

2 Posts at LAPF

The LAPF Pensions Fund is a social security institution affiliated to the
prime Minister’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government
(PMORLG). LAPF ha it’s headquarter in Dodoma with zone and liaison offices
in Dar es salaam, Arusha, Iringa, Mwanza, Mtwara, Rukwa and Kigoma.

LAPF activities have been steadily increasing in the recent past and in
response to that, the Fund is seeking to
recruit dynamic, committed,
qualified individuals who are highly motivated, entrepreneurial minded and
result drive professionals with proven track record.

The available positions together with their specific requirements are as

POSITION: Accountant - 2 Posts

Reports to senior Accountant, the Accountant will be responsible for
preparation of financial statement, effective application of accounting
procedures and internal controls

Qualifications Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have
i. A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration with
bias in Accounting
ii. Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
iii. CPA (T) or equivalent
iv. Computer literacy with advanced knowledge of integrated Financial
Management Systems

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Process payments and invoices accurately and timely as per Fund’s
ii. Ensure accuracy of subsidiary books of accounts
iii. Ensures prompts posting of transactions and balancing of books of
iv. Supervise as required the reconciliation or receivable and payable
accounts and communicate with both creditors and debtors
v. Verifies safe custody of fixed assets by maintaining and accurate asset
register and appropriate level of asset issuance
vi. Prepare as required related couches for payroll financial accounting
including salary obligations, actual costs and salary disbursements
vii. Prepares financial statements and schedule for external audit purposes
in accordance with the international Accounting Standards and International
Financial Reporting Standards
viii. Perform account reconciliations and ensure all ledgers are closed as
per Fund policy and principles laid out
ix. Ensure accurate recording of all revenues and expenses, so as to aid
the preparation of the Trial Balance, Profit & Loss Account, and Balance
Sheet etc

i. All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania and are not above 45 years
old, however, should also observe the age limit of each position where
ii. Applicants must attach an up – to date current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
having reliable contract, postal address, E-mail and telephone numbers.
iii. From IV and From VI results slips are strictly not accepted.
iv. Testimonials, partial transcripts and results slips will not be
v. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in
the CV will necessitate to legal action.
vi. Certificate from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced
level education should be certified by the National Examination Council of
Tanzania (NECTA).
vii. Certificate from foreign Universities should be verified by the
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions,
please send your application with detailed curriculum vitae. Photocopies of
academic certificates and testimonials and names of three referees with
their contacts to the address below. Submission of your application should
be not late than 10th April 2015 at 17:00hrs local time

Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.

Job applicant, who will not hear from us, should consider they are

The Director General,
LAPF Pensions Fund,
Mtendeni Street,
P.O BOX 1501,

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