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Accountant


Published by Jobstanzania on 12:53:00 pm

Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization (NGO) that supports the government of Tanzania, through the Ministries of Health and Social Welfare in mainland and Zanzibar, to deliver comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. THPS’s core focus is on strengthening the national health system, and specifically the structures responsible for budgeting, planning, implementing, and monitoring health and social services.

POSITION TITLE:              Accountant  
REPORTS TO:                     Senior Accountant
LOCATION:                         Dar Es Salaam


OVERALL JOB FUNCTION
To provide financial maintenance for Dar es Salaam and all THPS regional offices.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To work as part of the team to achieve departmental objectives
  • To maintain accurate bookkeeping records
  • Will be involved in receiving, processing all invoices, issuing checks, entering cash receipts and disbursements data into various forms. Process expense forms and requests for payments from staff.
  • To prepare and post transactions into paper-based and computer accounting systems.
  • To validate invoices and ensure timely and accurate payment of those expenses
  • Maintain accounts payable modules
  • Ensure all Payments transactions and supporting documents are stamped PAID immediate after payment is done to avoid double payment
  • Maintain control account for expenses with many transactions a month, such as air tickets to avoid double payments
  • Ensure all Payments have proper supporting documents attached to the payment Vouchers
  • Make arrangement for upcountry office payments, such as fund transfer to up country staff.
  • Organize and travel to upcountry to effect big payments during trainings, seminars and meetings
  • To prepare all travel advances and post into system
  • To ensure adherence to THPS policies and procedures and donor financial management requirements.
  • Maintain a separate memorandum of payments made to ensure we have enough cash flow in both account every month.
  • Undertake banking activities for all bank accounts; checking balance, collecting bank statements, cashing checks
  • Deal with daily transactions for the petty cash and ensure that reconciliations are completed on a weekly basis
  • To ensure all filing is done in a timely and accurate manner
  • To perform other duties as assigned 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

  • The candidate must hold Advanced Diploma in Accountancy, or Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, Business Administration, or Corporate Management with CPA or ACCA certificate will be an advantage
  • Minimum of three years working experience in finance or accounting position will be an added advantage.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED.

  • Knowledge of donor funded project preferably USG financial policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control.
  • Skills in analyzing financial data and prepare financial reports.
  • Strong analytical skills in applying accounting principles and ensure that best practices are observed.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. 
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.  


Closing On: Monday, 28th November 2016


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