Assistant Accountant - Grade II

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The Small Industries Development Organization is a Parastatal Organization established by an act of Parliament No. 28 in 1973 to plan, Co-ordinate, Promote and Offer a variety of services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).


REPORTS TO: Regional Manager.

i. The officer is responsible for monitoring and coordinating the Accounting/Auditing activities of the Organisation within the Region.
ii. Collects data and prepares budget proposals and reports.
iii. Maintains assets, loan and investment register.
iv. Prepare and interprets trial balances, balances sheets, bank reconciliation and other financial statements and reports required by law and Management.
v. Prepares payroll.
vi. Administers tax matters and other financial obligations.
vii. Balances and controls general and specific accounts.
viii. Checks to verify authenticity of source of payment vouchers for authorized signatories, stamps, date and amount, before payment is affected.
ix. Perform any other activities as may be assigned by Superior.

i. Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Commerce-Accounting, Accountancy, BA (Finance/Accounting).
ii. Awareness of issues concerning the micro, small and medium enterprises sector.
iii. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
iv. A business-like attitude.
v. Computer knowledge in Micro-Soft application packages (Excel, Word, Power Point, Publisher, etc.) is necessary.

According to SIDO Salary Scale SDGSS 1/1.

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except for those who are in public service;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
 Birth certificate. v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
 Form IV and form VI results slips;
 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.

vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to

Secretary,Presidents Office,
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
27 BibiTiti Mohammed Road,
P.O. Box 63100,
Maktaba Complex,
11102 Dar Es Salaam.

xiii. Deadline for application is 9th July, 2018 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;

All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/and not otherwise(This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)



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