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Accountant at UZIKWASA September, 2023

Uzikwasa Account

UZIKWASA is NGO doing its operation in Pangani District and Tanzania Main land with the aim to

facilitate social change through strengthen voices in the rural communities, development of

committed leaders and collaboration with partners. UZIKWASA programs are as follows 1.

Gender justice, GBV, IPV, VAC, 2. Climate change and its influence on GBV and 3. Partnerships

for shared learning. Our programs integrate transformative leadership trainings using reflective

approaches. This is complimented by multimedia approach towards transforming social and

cultural norms in order to root out practices of gender violence including intimate partner

violence and violence against children.

Purpose of the job

To perform accounting activities and ensure that correct financial information is maintained in

accuracy manner for use. In carrying out her/his duties s/he makes sure that principals of

internal control and UZIKWASA financial and administrative policies are adhered to, and

procedures and standards followed. The accountant works closely with fiancé manger and other

program staff to assist them in matters around financial planning and operationalization. S/he

actively participates in UZIKWASA learning events whenever the need arises.

Responsibilities include;

Ø  Managing both the day to day and strategic financial administration of UZIKWASA

in compliance with authority and UZIKWASA regulations, policies and procedures.

Ø   Implementing proper protocol to ensure the programs are operating under

consistence financial practices.

Ø  Working with appropriate statutory Authorities to ensure proper and timely

remittance and filing as well as overseeing Payroll administration to project /

program employees.

Ø   Maintaining a good working relationship with UZIKWASA banker, ensuring banking activities are processed in a tinny and professional manner.

Ø  Assisting with the preparation of annual, quarterly and monthly budget forecasts

for project operation expenses. Ensures timely imprest retirement through follow

up and collaboration with staff and partners.

Ø  Prepare payment voucher and check for accuracy before released to the next step

for review and authorizations and availability of all necessary supporting documents.

Ø   Perform filling system in the finance department efficiently

Ø   Ensures that all accounting transactions are posted

Ø   Prepare documents for annual audit

Ø   Participate in the preparation of organizational budgets and support program staff in the preparation of operational budgets and plans

Ø   Guide cashier in performing her duties

Ø   Reconcile petty cash before replenishment

Ø   Reconcile radio sales and amount banked

Ø   Ensure regular update of fixed asset register at quarterly intervals and ensure that annual depreciation is calculated.

Ø   Make available to the external auditors all required records, books of accounts and any other information required for smooth performance of the audit.

Ø  Perform bank reconciliation and Quick book reconciliations.

Ø  Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, auditing or related field and ACA/ACCA/CPA Qualifications.

·         Minimum three (3) years post qualification experience as Accountant or Finance professional.

·         Experience as an Accountant with an NGO development working with Donor Agency preferably.

·         Strong knowledge of Tanzanian TAX regulations.

·         Ability to understand accounting practices and procedures to analyze data.

·         Narrative reports and workload flow charts.

·         Proficiency in Quick book, Excel, Word Document and ability to use commercial available accounting Software programs.

·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.

Send your C.V and at least two letters of reference; a statement of not more than one page on your experience related to the job you are seeking, and your interest in this position. UZIKWASA is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply. Deadline for this application 21/09/2023. Apply to info@uzikwasa.or.tz. For more information contact call +255-738211101

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