Job Opportunity at Ruru Company Limited, Accountant


Ruru Company Limited (“Ruru” or “the Company”) needs to recruit a suitable person to fill the position of Accountant for thstrong texte Company.

Ruru is a limited liability company incorporated and operating in Tanzania since 2008. The Company’s major activities include customs clearance, Transportation logistics, cross-continental relocations by air and sea, local and international office moving and customs consultancy services.

Ruru is a member of Tanzania Freight Forwarders Association (TAFFA).

The Accountant will be based in Dar es Salaam and will be heading the Company’s Accounting Department.

Roles and responsibilities
The Accountant will be responsible for all the accounting/financial functions of the Company including but not limited to the following:

Recording all entries of accounts such as general ledger (GL) accounts
Ensuring all transactions’ supporting documents are properly filed
Preparing monthly management reports
Processing monthly payroll and paying all statutory payments
Preparing the company’s annual financial statements in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Preparing the company financial projections (budgets) on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
Ensuring all the company’s tax affairs are properly handled
Liaising with external parties on matters relevant to finance e.g. the Tanzania Revenue Authority, external auditors, tax advisors etc.
Ensuring compliance with the company’s accounting manual
Ensuring proper account reconciliations are prepared on a monthly basis for account payables, receivables/debtors, bank reconciliations etc
Ensuring a proper and up to date fixed assets register is maintained
Reconcile monthly revenue per GL against monthly revenue per VAT return
Other duties as may be assigned by the directors

Qualification requirements
The Applicant should have a degree in accounting or its equivalent and at least three (3) years of relevant working experience. In addition the applicant should have the ability to work independently with little or without supervision, should be hard working and a person of high integrity. Experience in the customs clearing & forwarding and logistics industry will be an added advantage.

Apply For This Job
If you are looking for opportunities and you believe you meet the above qualification requirements, please email your detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to

Your CV should include at least 2 referees with their valid email addresses and phone numbers. The deadline to receive applications is on Tuesday, 16th January 2018.