Published by Jobstanzania on 8:43:00 am

UZIKWASA is a non-government organization that operates in Pangani District, Tanga Region. In the 10  years since its inception, UZIKWASA has established a dynamic relationship with the local communities through integrated programs in HIV/AIDS, Gender and Transformative Leadership and Culture supported by a large communication program.  UZIKWASA’s vision of long term development is through participatory approaches and promotion of self reliant interventions that actively engage people in driving their own development agenda. Pangani FM, a community radio Station run by the organisation is a key component in UZIKWASA’s communication efforts and the  multimedia rural behaviour change communication campaign ”Banja Bas” that targets specifically  rural communities. UZIKWASA is looking for a committed and highly motivated Tanzanian for the position of an  Accountant

Main responsibilities:
Ø    Maintaining adequate, accurate and up-to-date books of accounts
Ø    Prepare  payment vouchers and ensure availability of all necessary  supporting documents
Ø    Carry out timely posting of financial  transactions
Ø    Prepare  quarterly financial reports to the management  and donor reports in the required intervals
Ø    Participate in the development of organisational budgets and support program staff in the preparation of operational budgets and issues of financial management where the need arises.
Ø    Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and ensure that they are filed properly.
Ø    Prepare  monthly pay roll summaries
Ø    Prepare fund request to donor  and respond to donor queries
Ø    Update of fixed asset register at quarterly intervals
Ø    Ensure timely payment of statutory and contractual debts.
Ø    Ensure correctness and appropriateness of payments made to employees and outsiders in a timely manner.
Ø    Ensure that all  payments made are in line with the respective budgets,   follow the principle of segregation of duties  and  are properly authorised. 
Ø    Always be  updated about Tanzanian tax laws and regulations which are relevant to the organisation  and ensure that they adhered to. 
Ø    Prepare for annual audit

The candidate will be reporting to the Finance Manager.

The applicant is confident with multi-donor accounting and able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.S/he is a good communicator and able to effectively work with  others.  As a member of a creative and innovative team  s/he is able  to  provide and receive feedback and willing to  self reflection and  self-appraisal.  S/he is keen to work  in an environment of shared  learning and innovation and participate in team building activities beyond his/her accounts responsibilities.

Degree in  Accounting  and a minimum of 2 years working experience. Previous experience with an NGO is an added advantage. Proficiency in at least one accounting package, preferably Quick books .

Send your C.V and at least two letters of reference;.a statement of not more than one page on your experience related to the job you are seeking, and why you want to work in this position; UZIKWASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline  for applications: February 28th, 2015

Please use the following two emails: info@uzikwasa.or.tz; cc: kilapix@yahoo.com



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