Sunday, September 28, 2014


ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited, incorporated under the Companies Act 2002 (No. 93819) of Tanzania and an affiliate of ASA International (, one of the largest microfinance company in the world, already launched its operations in Tanzania. Presently the company is going to open some branches in Dar es Salaam and its surroundings. We are inviting qualified people to be part of our team for the following position. ASA Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer who requires dynamic, loyal and committed young men and women who have passion for people’s socio-economic development to fill in the following vacant positions for immediate appointment-

Position: Accountant

Job Responsibilities:
· Respond to inquiries from the Chief Financial Officer regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
· Liaison with the respective govt. department, submitting return and maintain proper compliance with them.
· Have sound knowledge on practical application of latest version of IAS/IFRS including treatment of foreign currency transaction.
· Handle the company Tax, pay Tax & other withholding Tax.
· Ensure and handle external and internal audits.
· Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
· Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
· Ensure monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
· Collaborate with the other departments in the organization to support overall department goals and objectives.
· Monitor and analyze departmental work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
· Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
· To maintain liaison with banks and financial institution regarding loans and assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements.
· To ensure the optimum utilization of fund.
· To maintain Dealer Accounts and reconcile the Accounts on timely manner.
· Have frequent visit to different branches when and as necessary.
Academic Qualification & Experience Requirements:
· Masters/ Bachelors in Commerce (Accounting/ Finance) with qualified CPA.
· Minimum 5 – 7 years professional experiences in relevant field. 
· Experience in working with NGOs/Financial Institutions/Banks/Group of Companies

Computer Literacy: Well conversant with Ms Office Package, Excel and Acpac plus/ Tally and in house developed software.

Additional Job Requirements:
· Working in any financial institution’s Accounts Department.
· Ability to work independently, with little supervision.
· Ability to effectively direct and supervise.
· Knowledge and ability in the use of software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).
· Ability to effectively use a modern automated financial management system.
· Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
· Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.

Salary Range: Negotiable on the basis of qualification, competencies and experiences. 

Job Location: Dar Es Salaam

Applicant who consider himself/herself competent with the above mentioned position, please send the soft copy of your CV along with application, passport size photograph attached in CV and contact details to the CEO, ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited, at the following Email: by 15th September’ 2014. 

Only short listed candidate will be contacted for interview. No phone call allowed for enquiry.