Accountant - 2 Posts

Published by Jobstanzania on 8:40:00 am

The LAPF Pensions Fund is a social security institution affiliated to the prime Minister’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PMORLG). LAPF ha it’s headquarter in Dodoma with zone and liaison offices in Dar es salaam, Arusha, Iringa, Mwanza, Mtwara, Rukwa and Kigoma.

LAPF activities have been steadily increasing in the recent past and in response to that, the Fund is seeking to recruit dynamic, committed, qualified individuals who are highly motivated, entrepreneurial minded and result drive professionals with proven track record.

The available positions together with their specific requirements are as follows:

POSITION: Accountant - 2 Posts

Reports to senior Accountant, the Accountant will be responsible for preparation of financial statement, effective application of accounting procedures and internal controls

Qualifications Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have
i. A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration with bias in Accounting
ii. Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
iii. CPA (T) or equivalent
iv. Computer literacy with advanced knowledge of integrated Financial Management Systems

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Process payments and invoices accurately and timely as per Fund’s procedures
ii. Ensure accuracy of subsidiary books of accounts
iii. Ensures prompts posting of transactions and balancing of books of accounts
iv. Supervise as required the reconciliation or receivable and payable accounts and communicate with both creditors and debtors
v. Verifies safe custody of fixed assets by maintaining and accurate asset register and appropriate level of asset issuance
vi. Prepare as required related couches for payroll financial accounting including salary obligations, actual costs and salary disbursements
vii. Prepares financial statements and schedule for external audit purposes in accordance with the international Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards
viii. Perform account reconciliations and ensure all ledgers are closed as per Fund policy and principles laid out
ix. Ensure accurate recording of all revenues and expenses, so as to aid the preparation of the Trial Balance, Profit & Loss Account, and Balance Sheet etc

i. All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania and are not above 45 years old, however, should also observe the age limit of each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up – to date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contract, postal address, E-mail and telephone numbers.
iii. From IV and From VI results slips are strictly not accepted.
iv. Testimonials, partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
v. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
vi. Certificate from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
vii. Certificate from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application with detailed curriculum vitae. Photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials and names of three referees with their contacts to the address below. Submission of your application should be not late than 10th April 2015 at 17:00hrs local time

Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.

Job applicant, who will not hear from us, should consider they are unsuccessful.

The Director General,
LAPF Pensions Fund,
Mtendeni Street,
P.O BOX 1501,



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