Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Accounting and Administration Officer

ACRA-CCS is an Italian Foundation operating in Tanzania since 2005 in partnership with associations, local authorities and governmental agencies in social development including development of infrastructures and capacity building of those deputed to their management.

ACRA-CCS Foundation is seeking an Accounting and Administration Officer able to work independently to undertake a wide range of duties associated with its programs.


The Accounting and Administration Officer is responsible for 
1. Assisting the Country Administrator and the Project Managers in maintaining the general ledger and balance sheet reconciliations;
2. Monitoring and supervising debts and payments in all currencies to suppliers and to staff, ensuring complete compliance with the laws, donor’s procedures and ACRA-CCS internal procedures;
3. Process payment of PAYEE, NSSF and SDL
4. Using appropriate software to process data and produce reports as required, in order to facilitate efficient operations;
5. Preparing and monitoring monthly cash flows and funding requests related to all activities;
6. Preparing and monitoring monthly Bank and Cash reconciliation;
7. Maintaining accurate and comprehensive records in compliance with internal procedures and donor’s requirements;
8. Follow up VAT and Duties Exemptions;
9. Support to the Project Managers for the preparation of tenders and purchase procedures
10. Archiving receipts, invoices and all the supporting documents for accounting;
11. Permanent follow up of the expenditures for Vehicles and Phones;
12. Maintaining Inventories, Tender and Contracts Registers
13. Maintain personnel files including leave periods and prepare contracts.

· Certificate or Diploma in Accountancy or Degree in Administration, Finance or related;
· Desirable 3 + years’ experience working in administrative/financial department of a reputable organization;
· Sound knowledge of the English language;
· Knowledge of accounting softwares
· Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail;
· Understanding of legal financial obligations in Zanzibar and Mainland Tanzania;
· Excellent analytical skills and abilities.
· Work Place will be in Iringa.

Applicants MUST have, as a minimum, a relevant degree qualification.

The contract will start immediately at the end of the selection process.
Interested persons should send their Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter (no more than 1 page) at:

Please do not send certificates and diplomas through e-mail: they will be requested only from pre-selected candidates. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted. 

Last date for receipt of applications is Monday, April the 10th, 2014