Senior Accountant

roomDar es Salaam

business_centerFull Time

book Direct Reports

bookmark Intermediate

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flagOnly Open to Tanzanian Nationals

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businessTransportation, Logistics & Operations

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Summary

The main responsibility of the Senior Accountant is to manage the accounting and financial activities within the organization, providing financial information to management supporting in financial and general decision-making. This is achieved by collecting, analysing and reporting of financial data.

Responsibilities

Accounting & Reporting

Prepares statements by collecting and analysing data, investigating variances and trends

  • Document financial transactions by entering account information

  • Recommend financial actions by analysing accounting options

  • Gather and monitor financial data (e.g. sales revenues, expenditures and liabilities)

  • Analyse data, investigate variances, summarize data, information and trends

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements (balance sheets and

    income statements)

  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies

  • Create KPI reports

  • Provides financial advice by studying operational issues; applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations.

  • Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments

  • Preparing weekly cash flow statements

  • Support in financial forecasting and risk analysis

  • Assists with the preparation of month-end and year-end accounts close processes

  • Assist in organizing and carrying out Internal Audits

Manage tax issues and payments

Tax reporting and inventory processing

  • Complies with tax filing requirements by:
     1.  Studying regulations
     2. Adhering to requirements
     3. Advising management on required actions
     4. Calculating quarterly estimated tax payments
     5. Assembling data for quarterly and annual tax filings
  • Complies with local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions

Manage Financial Inquiries

  • Respond to financial inquiries by gathering, interpreting and prepare data
  • Prepares special reports by studying variances; preparing budgets; developing forecasts.

  • Advising on estimates for project funding

  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations

Improvement work according to the Organization Framework

  • Understand and act according to the organization framework

  • Maintain the normal situation, detect deviations and act immediately to

    eliminate them

  • Contribute in daily follow-up, daily steering

  • Participate and contribute in improvement activities based on a standardized working method

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance. Professional qualification such as CPA or similar will be considered a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years of finance and accounting experience, including finance, accounting and / or auditing preferably

    in the heavy vehicle or related industry

  • Must have knowledge of local taxes regulations and compliances requirements

  • Solid experience in coordinating and managing reporting, planning and analysis.

  • Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Superior attention to detail; organisational skills; analytical skills; integrity and honesty.

Requirements

  • Clear understanding of accounting, and relevant laws and regulations

  • A sound knowledge of the heavy truck and bus industry

  • 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

  • General computer skills

  • Fluent in English

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Transportation: 3 Years

Logistics & Operations: 3 Years

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Accounting & Bookkeeping: 3 Years

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