Senior Accountant - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:54:00 am

The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is hereby inviting applications from qualified and experienced Tanzanians to fill in the vacant re-advertised positions described below:-


Reports to: Chief Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Senior Accountant shall be to:
Prepare periodic financial reports on Revenue and Expenditure in accordance with financial regulations ;
To maintain a budgetary control system and report where there is a need for requesting budget enhancements or reallocation;
Supervise collection, classification, recording and reconciliation of accounting data;
Prepare in accordance with accepted accounting principles, the consolidated annual accounts of the Authority;
Prepare Budget Performance Reports for compilation in the Quarterly and Annual Reports;
Propose and ensure implementation of adequate controls that will safeguard the assets of the Authority;
Check the accuracy and reliability of accounting data maintained in the computerized accounting system and encourage adherence to prescribed accounting policies;
Ensure proper filling of accounting documents like receipts, invoices, bank statements, bank reconciliation statements and other accounting documents;
Control staff imprests and retirements and ensures that they are issued and made respectively in accordance to the provisions of the Authority’s rules and regulations as may be amended from time to time;
Maintain a fixed assets register and ledger including computing and posting of monthly depreciation value;
Prepare Payroll and reconcile with Payroll reports produced from HCMIS by the Ministry on monthly basis;
Prepare responses to Internal and External Audit queries ;
Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience
Holder of this position must have:-
Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Accountancy, Business Administration or Commerce with specialization in Accountancy; plus
Masters Degree in similar fields from any recognized higher learning institution;
CPA (T) or equivalent qualification;
ICT application skills; together with
Knowledge of any Accounting Software.

Work Experience
Should have a minimum of three years relevant working experience in a similar position in a reputable institution.

Salary Scale: PPRA 7

Terms of Employment: Pensionable

All applicants should be Tanzanian citizen;
Application letters should be enclosed with one recent passport size photograph, copies of birth certificate, computer certificate, CV indicating names and addresses of three reputable referees with reachable telephone numbers, certified copies of relevant certificates and academic transcripts; professional certificates from respective boards. Testimonials, statements of results and results slips will not be accepted;

Applicants must indicate the position they are applying for, on both the application letter and marked on the envelope. Applications which do not indicate the position will be disqualified;
Public servants who have qualifications and wish to apply should route their applications through their employers.
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Monday, 2nd March, 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA),
PPF Tower, 8th Floor
Ohio Street/Garden Avenue
P. O. Box 49,




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