Accountant

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businessFarming

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Summary

The accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day financial accounts of the organisation, preparing reports, capturing financial data and preparation of payroll. This person must be organized and detail-oriented. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily administration of the financial and accounting practices of the company.
  • Ensuring the proper filing of all financial transactions.
  • Preparing and submitting all tax returns on a monthly basis.
  • Following up on payment legal receipts according to Tanzanian tax law.
  • Responsible for financial data entry on the accounting system
  • Management of all cash payments
  • Ensuring that all accounting and corporate documentation is filed in accordance with Tanzanian document retention rules and internal information policy.
  • Conversant with TRA system
  • Responsible for preparing and verifying payroll of the company including calculations of PAYE and SDL
  • Assist management in preparing documentation for budgeting and financial reporting procedures
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Develop accounting and financial management systems and reports
  • Analyze and interpret monthly operating or project performance against budgets
  • Processing payments accurately and within expected time periods
  • Verifying financial statements, ledgers, and accounts and making corrections where appropriate
  • Reconciling all staff advance accounts.
  • Assisting in the preparation of timely financial reports and any ad hoc financial reports.
  • Assist management in preparing documentation for budgeting and financial reporting procedures
  • Analyze and report on project and product costing, with recommendations for improvements
  • Analyze and interpret monthly operating or project performance against budget
  • General improvement of the accounting system of the organization.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of finance and accounting experience preferably in the logistics sector
  • Must have knowledge of local taxes regulations and compliances requirements
  • Well conversant with the TRA System
  • Clear understanding of accounting, and relevant laws and regulations
  • Ability to be mobile and flexible
  • Well experienced in financial reporting

Characteristics

  • High levels of integrity
  • Passionate, enthusiastic, and confident
  • Highly motivated
  • A high level of analytical, innovation, and business skills
  • People management skills
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work under pressure
  • Ability to build and manage key relationships

Reporting To

  • General Manager

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Farming: 2 Years

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Accounting & Bookkeeping: 2 Years