Accountant - Tulonge Afya Project

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SHDEPHA+Kahama is the organization that was registered and incorporated under the companies Act of 2002. The organization was registered on 27th April 1994. Currently, SHDEPHA+ Kahama is working in partnership with T-MARC Tanzania to implement the project entitled “Tulonge Afya in Kahama Town Council. The project aims to achieve three results namely:

1. Result 1: Improved ability of individuals to practice healthy behaviors
2. Result 2: Strengthened community support for health behaviors
3. Result 3: Improved systems for coordination and implementation of SBCC

SHDEPHA+ Kahama as an implementingpartner of the project entitled ‘’ Tulonge Afya project in Kahama Town Council” is looking for the Project Accountant to fill in the following vacant position:

Title: Tulonge Afya Project Accountant (Full-time)

Position reports to:SHDEPHA+Kahama program Director

Location: Kahama Town Council, Shinyanga Region
Duration:14 months (Renewable due to availability of funds)

1. Financial management of SHDEPHA+ Kahama
Responsible for implementation of all Tulonge Afya routines and regulation in Financial Management Manual. Quality assurance of budgets, payments, accounting, facilitation of auditing as well as financial risk management. Internal training and active support of programme staff to reinforce capacity of financial management in programmes. Simplifying and improving routines within the borders of compliance and risk management.

2. Administrative systems and routines of SHDEPHA+ Kahama
Hereunder to be in charge of implementation of well-functioning support systems at the office in order to provide necessary and timely administrative support and procurement processes. Ability to work independently with very minimal supervision, being proactive and dedication to work beyond normal hours when needed to do so.

3 Fundraising and compliance with donors’ financial and administrative requirements
Hereunder responsible to participate in fundraising proposals writing and ensure high quality as well as timely accounting and reports to different donors. Understanding of funding portfolio, managing its size and risk. Hereunder also participating in pursuing new donors and securing strong trust with existing donors.

4. Leadership.
Lead by example and empowering line management of finance and administration staff, ensure human resource development of staff with capacity building and regular performance development review. Lead the finance and administration organization to deliver its services in a way that motivates and enables programme staff to extraordinary performance.

5. Participation in the strategic leadership of SHDEPHA+ Kahama
Through membership of the senior management team and line management of the finance and administration staff.

Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance or related backgroundsfrom recognized learning institutions) with at least 3 years’ experience in managing/coordinatingdonor funded projects.
Experience in Donor-funded projects is preferable
Excellent knowledge of English and in Kiswahili
Broad experience within finance and administration management at a senior level, including supervisory experience
Experience in dealing with multi-currency accounting and she/he must have experience of using Quick book is a MUST.
Self- trust and confident in working with development/humanitarian projects
Ability to work independently to meet deadlines
Ability to manage complex reports and systems

Personal qualities
- Proven high level of integrity
- Structured, self-driven, energetic and result oriented
- Excellent communication, writing and cooperation skills
- Ability to take initiative, prioritize, delegate and work strategically
- Ability to inspire others and build their skills and capacity
- Ability to handle stress and heavy workloads, to manage complex processes and deliver on time
- Friendly, polite, good sense of humor
- The person employed must be loyal to SHDEPHA+ Kahama organizational values and comfortable with working in a volunteering environment.

How to Apply:
all interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience listed above should channel their cover letters, detailed resumes/CVs to:

Program Director
Kahama, Shinyanga
Office Tel: +255 763 830 222

Email: shdephakahama@yahoo.com

Deadline for submitting the applications: Application letters should reach the address named above before 27thMay 2018 at 1700HRS.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview.

No phone calls please.



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