Senior Accountant

Published by Jobstanzania on 5:24:00 pm

Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKEST), is a private, not for profit, Service Company registered under the Companies Act and operates four schools in Tanzania. AKEST vision is to provide accessible, world-class education, which prepares student to become self- confident, open –minded articulate and ethical young people with academic qualifications to enable them to make productive contributions to their own community and their wider society. It is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of private development agencies working to improve living condition and opportunities for people of all faiths and origins in specific regions of the developing world. AKEST is looking to hire qualified.

Senior Accountant

Position Summary
The senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting in providing leadership in financial aspects of AKEST operation and ensure safeguard of AKEST resources through effective execution of financial planning and management, accounting and reporting and implementation of strong risk management and financial control policies to drive fiscal discipline within the Organization.

Key Responsibilities
Budgeting skills: Budget preparation and ensuring timely submission to the Head Office
Reporting skills: preparation of various reports on Monthly, Quarterly and annual basis
Ability to prepare Financial statements
Preserving all books of accounts of current year as well as past years in a safe condition
Preparing and reviewing the following on a monthly, bank reconciliation, income reconciliation and debtors` reconciliation.
Preparing the returns for discharge of statutory liabilities
Preparing the assets listing to obtain insurance coverage on all assets.
Updating the Fixed Assets Register regularly and assisting in the asset verification exercise.

The requirements:
A university graduate with professional qualification preferable  ACCA or CPA or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years of finance experience
An ability to supervise and ensure team work within the finance department.

How To Apply:
Application should include a detail Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificate, testimonials and names of three professional referees, emailed by 05th February, 2018 to;

The Human Resources Manager,
Agha Khan Education Service Tanzania,
P.O Box 125,
Dar es Salaam

Email: hr@akest.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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