Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Accountant Job at Kwanza TV

Kwanza TV is looking for a competent, effective and energetic Accountant based in Dar es Salaam

Job Title: Accountant (1 position)
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Overall Responsibility:
The Accountant will be responsible for overall financial administration in accordance with the legal requirements, highest ethical standards, and preparation of all monthly management reports. You will ensure that all financial management practices, reports and documentation are well organized and conform to policies and the highest standards.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all financial transactions and data are correctly recorded according to policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all financial documents are accurately supported, approved and that all cheque books, cheque list, petty cash, LPOs are maintained correctly
  • Ensure that staff payroll administration is verified for accuracy, properly processed and that all statutory payments such as PAYE and pension are made on a timely basis.
  • Manage banking, accounts and balances effectively and efficiently, including undertaking monthly bank reconciliations, foreign exchange management as and cash flow management in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to annual/quarterly budget development and reporting for Kwanza TV.
  • Support the development and updating of financial policies, procedures and standards, including keeping abreast of new financial and tax laws in accordance to legal requirements and the best financial practices, and ensure that all staff are well informed in their use.
  • Ensure that Kwanza TV is compliant with all legal requirements regarding taxation, returns, fees and other financial statutory requirements.
  • Prepare monthly expenditure in relation to budget reports and inform management on a timely basis.
  • Prepare high quality financial reports including professional annual financial statements in a timely basis.
  • Prepare for and collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure successful audit.
  • Maintain well organized physical and electronic archive of financial documentation stretching back at least seven years in secure location.

Education, skills and experience:

  • Holder of CPA certificate or equivalent preferred, or at least advanced stage in progressing towards it.
  • At least three years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent administrative and planning skills.
  • Experience of using accounting packages, as well as MS Office.
  • Impeccable, corruption‐free reputation and integrity.
  • Ability to keep deadlines and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Can take initiative, get things done really well and fast.

Application process:
To apply for this position, please submit your CV (max 4 pages) to including a cover letter explaining your interests/motivations to work for Kwanza TV and names of 3 referees, in MS Word or PDF file. In the subject of your email write your name and the position you are applying for.

Deadline: 15th February, 2019.

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