Chief Accountant

Published by Jobstanzania on 6:36:00 pm

PUMA Energy Tanzania, an Oil Company and subsidiary of PUMA Energy International, is seeking suitably qualified Tanzanians to join its Finance Team as Chief Accountant

Purpose of the Role
Provides overall administration, supervision and control of the financial accounting and reporting functions

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the issuance of regular and on demand financial reports such as: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows, Weekly and Monthly Margins, Inventories Reconciliations, Debtor and Creditor lists, Budget Reports. Key player in the preparation of the Annual Financial Reports including financial statements, notes and supporting schedules Supports the budget management process, development and control
  • Reconcile accounts, post journal entries, and maintains a complete and accurate general ledger in accordance with the accounting principles and reporting schedules so that the Company has a full and accurate statement of its financial position
  • Schedules monthly tax payments, Income and withholding taxes and any other related matters Keeps control of such legal books and records of accounts such as: General Ledger, Sales Records, Purchases Records, and Inventory
  • Coordinates, monitors, and executes independent audits, provides all necessary information for compliance on deadlines. Works closely with independent auditors in preparing schedules for annual audits

Interested candidates must meet the below minimum requirements:

  • Qualified accountant, possession of CPAIACCA or equivalent is a must Accounting degree from recognized institutions
  • Excellent track record of successful career in Finance with at least 5 years experience in similar roles. Familiarity with Oil industry is preferred
  • Ability to prepare and interpret complex financial reports Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently and- in team, able lead and provide direction to own team Aggressive and results oriented
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems. Knowledge of Navision is an added advantage High computer literacy -Ms Office packages especially Excel and PowerPoint Demonstrate general business acumen
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity and ethics

How To Apply:
Submit by post, hand or online not later than 23rd May 2013
Submit your current resume and application letter via below address
Human Resources Manager,
Puma Energy Tanzania Ltd
Bandari/Kurasini Road,
P. O. Box 9043,
Dar Es Salaam

Source: The Guardian May 14, 2013
Deadline: May 23, 2013



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