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ACCOUNTANT FOR AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF COMPANIES SOON STARTING OPERATIONS IN TANZANIA

A. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Our Client is an international group of companies dealing with a wide range of agricultural products like fertilizers, veterinary drugs, animal feeds etc.

The client is soon starting operations in Tanzania and is therefore recruiting key staff.
The Accountant will be responsible for ensuring proper books of accounts are kept and supporting preparation of accounts.

B. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The main duties of the Associate are;
i.    Prepare checks, banks’ letters, banks’ report and store receipts;
ii.   Prepare daily report, journal entries and biddings;
iii. Prepare and follow up cash salesmen’s incentives;
iv. Prepare weekly report and banks’ reconciliation;
v. Post purchase orders;
vi.   Follow up customers’ payments done directly in banks;
vii. Follow up transfer from\to warehouses;
viii. Reconcile in/out movements, branches and warehouses;
ix.   Audit the journal, petty cash and cash box;
x.   Audit banks’ charges and prepare banks’ charges report

C. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

The job holder should be a Tanzania national with the following qualifications:
i. A Degree in a Business Field or Accounting from a recognized institution.
ii. Have at least five years of financial accounting in a well-established private company. Those with experience in logistics and distribution companies will have an added advantage.
iii. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be an added advantage

D. ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

The job holder should posses the following skills and competences
a) Highly competent in common Finance software
b) Excellent oral communication skills in both spoken English and Swahili
c) Have good understanding of the business climate in Tanzania
d) Must have good understanding of Tanzania Tax laws and guidelines.
e) Good understanding of international Accounting Standards

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E. REMUNERATION

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

F. HOW TO APPLY

Send CV to consult@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke with a subject heading of Accountant Vacancy, Tanzania

CVs will be analyzed as they are received and successful candidates contacted for preliminary telephone interview by 20th March 2017. CV must indicate expected salary.

Covers letters are not required

Candidates who do not hear from us by this date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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