Chief Accountant

Published by Jobstanzania on 5:48:00 pm

Duma Works is recruiting a Chief Accountant for our client; a leading tour company in Arusha, Tanzania.

Job purpose summary
Control the full Accounting Function complying with the Group Companies rules and policies and meet all reporting deadlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for the day-to-day operational activities in accounting department related to Management Accounting. Which will include the following:
  • a real time General Ledger system with a linked perpetual stock system
  • a real time reporting system providing cash, stock and profitability reports
  • an effective Internal Control system within Syspro System to ensure data integrity and stock accountability.
  • prepare  Management Accounts to IFRS standard and Tanzania Law
  • a one year detail budget (month wise) based on the Zero Rated and Standard Costing methods (including a unit cost model showing income/costs per bednight/safari)
  • Control over the  Management Accounting System and building of In House Capacity
  • Manage the Internal Control System
  • Maintain reports to all stakeholders
  • Manage the Tourism  business model being a dual Variable & Absorption costing system
  • Control & reporting of the Bank & Cash Function and input for cashflow forecasting
  • Perform ad hoc services as required
  • Perform all duties of Financial Accountant/Financial Controller in their absence.


  • CPA certified
  • Degree or higher in accounting or business related discipline
  • Available to work full time in Tanzania
  • 3+ years’ work experience in accounting

To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “3421”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3421 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 13 July 2018


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application



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