Wednesday, June 1, 2016

International Organization for Migration,Finance Assistant Jobs in Tanzania

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Resource Management Officer and in coordination with Project Manager or National Admin/Finance Officer the incumbent will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Verify invoices and documents submitted by suppliers and service providers;
2. Ensure all supporting documentation and signatures are obtained before finalizing vouchers. Obtain appropriate approvals, process payments to suppliers; Ensure all payments are paid on a timely manner;
3. Prepare monthly accounting report and the attachment of supporting documents for the review and certification by RMO & Project Manager or National Admin/Finance Officer.
4. Reconcile on a monthly basis all pending vendor accounts;
5. Assist in bank reconciliation of the various IOM Bank accounts.
6. Ensure files of all financial instructions/guidelines are maintained and appropriate internal controls are in place
7. Maintain a filing system for vouchers and all other financial documentation
8. Maintain the Petty Cash account
9. Provide daily assistance to supervisor in ensuring proper internal controls of finance are in place
10. Coordinate all accounting issues with other colleagues in the Finance Department
11. Bring to the attention of the RMO any relevant financial and budgetary issues
12. Any other duties that may be assigned

Required Qualifications and Experience
Holder of a Secondary School Diploma, with 4 years’ working experience; Or Bachelor’s Degree combined with 2 years working experience in Accounting or Finance or related field;
Strong Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, Word and Outlook
Ability to pay close attention to details and work with minimal supervision
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a team of colleagues
Time Management and planning for accounting cycles
Able to set up internal record tracking

Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
Previous work experience with an international organization and NGOs dealing with refugees would be a strong advantage

Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.

Required Competencies
Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.
How to apply:
Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV and cover letter indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to

Or send applications to the address below;
International Organization for Migration Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania
Slipway Road, off Chole Road, Plot # 1365 Msasani. PO Box 9270 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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