Chartered Accountant

roomDar es Salaam

business_centerFull Time

book Direct Reports

bookmark Intermediate

directions_carDriving License Not Required

flagOnly Open to Tanzanian Nationals

access_timeExpiring in 12 Days

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Summary

A professional Accountant accredited by an internationally recognized accounting board.

Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Timely Review & Produce Bank Reconciliation, Vendor/Customer, Cash & Branch Account Reconciliation.
  • Ensure Timely Submission of Monthly VAT, With Holding, PAYE, SDL returns. Half yearly P9 -P10 & with holding returns.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports
  • Analyse financial information and summarise financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and accuracy in record keeping.
  • Provide technical support and assist CFO in preparation & presentation of Monthly Management Accounting, And Other Monthly/Quarterly Management Report.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial Budgets & Forecast exercise
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits, tax returns.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with CFO and Group CFO to improve financial procedures
  • Other Reporting and/or Analytical tasks as and when assigned

Education and Qualifications

  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Hands-on experience with accounting ERP software packages
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP and Pivot tables
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g., CMA or CPA) will be preferred

Requirements

  • 2 years Proven experience as Senior Accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

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Manufacturing: 2 Years

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Accounting & Bookkeeping: 2 Years

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