Accountant - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 4:46:00 pm

TAHAFresh handling is a limited liability company by shares owned jointly by the Tanzania horticultural association (TAHA) and exporters of horticultural products in Tanzania. TAHAFresh has been in business since year 2008, handling exports at Kilimanjaro int’ I airport; Julius Nyerere International airport and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to various destinations in Europe, mainly Holland. So far we are the highest contributors to the exportation of horticultural products from shippers who are our sole supporters and owners of the company. 

This gives TAHAFresh the critical edge in knowledge of conditions on the ground, as well as respect for each product’s needs and particularities. Combined with this, TAHAFresh operates as professional logicians linked to and afflicted with the international standard setters such as IATA. TAHAFresh specializes in horticulture logistics, in the lines of airfreight forwarding, sea freight forwarding, trucking (specialty in refrigerated trucking) and customs clearing & forwarding. 

The Company is looking for dynamic and experienced Tanzanians to fill the below vacancy. The chosen candidate will be stationed in the TAHAFresh main offices in Arusha. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities 

· Prepare all payment vouchers as per procedures and batch together for processing into accounting system. 
· Handling of Petty cash and ensure all petty cash vouchers signed for and filed numerically. 
· Petty cash Analysis completed daily and prepared for processing into accounts system. 
· Ensure that all bank transactions are accurately and timely processed into the accounting system 
· Ensure that invoices are received for all items and are properly kept 
· Full co-operation with Auditors and in preparation of Annual report 
· Draw to the Finance manager’s attention any changes in financial law or regulations which affect the organization 
· Ensure that the company is compliant with all legal requirements regarding taxation, returns, fees and other Financial statutory requirements 
· Assist in implementation and maintenance of computerized accounting system 
· Assist in implementation and maintenance of computerized accounting system 
· Dealing with Bank reconciliation 

Qualifications and Experience 

- Degree in Business Administration – Finance / Accountancy. Master’s Degree an added advantage. 
- 3 and above years’ experience in the same field 
- Professional Certifications - CPA, ACCA 
- Strong Financial Management Skills 
- Excellent in using Microsoft Excel 
- Strong Organizational and Leadership skills. 
- Knowledge in Accounting packages - Quick book 
- Experience in key facets of Financial Management such as developing and maintaining budget, cash flows, overseeing creditors and debtors and statutory compliance 
- Integrity and experience of dealing with large cash transactions. 

Application Procedure: 

Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted. Please send your application to - tahafreshrecruitment@gmail.com 

Please note that application deadline is Sunday, 24th January 2016 


Please include: 
1. Cover letter describing your interest 
2. Curriculum vitae with names and telephone contacts of three referees. 
3. Copies of relevant certificates 



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