Friday, March 29, 2019

Job Opportunity at SOS Children’s Village Zanzibar, Senior Accountant

Job Vacancy at SOS Children’s Village Zanzibar, Senior Accountant | Deadline: 12th April, 2019

SOS Children’s Village Zanzibar is Local Non- Government Organization (NGO) affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation that provides orphaned and destitute children with a permanent home and educational opportunities. Established 64 years ago, SOS Children’s Villages International the umbrella organisation, currently has Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. Globally, it runs two major programmes i.e Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities. SOS has been working in the United Republic of Tanzania since 1991. And implements its programs in the following locations Zanzibar, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, and Iringa.

SOS Children’s Villages Zanzibar is looking for highly qualified & competent candidates to fill the following positions

Job title: Senior Accountant 
Duty station: SOS Children’s Village Zanzibar (1 post)
Reporting to: Program Director Zanzibar

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Take lead on the preparation on the annual budget in consultation with the Financial Controller, ensuring that sufficient financial resources are available to support the organization’s plans and activities.
  • Manages the Organization’s funds and make sure the organization runs according to financial budget frame
  • Undertake periodic checks of assets and stores are done, and prepare reports on the same for management
  • Design and implement internal controls mechanism to ensure there is robust Financial Internal Control System
  • Prepare monthly expenditure in relation to budget reports and inform management on a timely basis;
  • Ensure that staff payroll administration is verified for accuracy, properly processed and that all statutory payments such as PAYE are made on a timely basis;
  • Manage banking accounts and balances effectively and efficiently including undertaking monthly bank account reconciliations Foreign exchange management as and cash flow management in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all financial documents are accurately supported, approved and coded, and that all cheque list, petty cash, Purchase Orders are maintained correctly;
  • Ensure that all financial transactions (including grant disbursement and date are correctly implemented according to policies and procedures;
  • Prepare high quality financial reports Including professional annual financial statements in a timely basis;
  • Ensures all funds are properly controlled and that all administrative and financial procedures are followed.

Academic Qualification and Experiences
University graduate in Finance Management or Accounting
CPA/ACCA qualified
Minimum 3 years’ experience as an Accountant in a busy environment (preferably with an NGO).
Experience in managing Funds of Multilateral donors.

Mode of Application

To apply for this position, send your application by email describing how your experience, qualifications, and competencies making you the right candidate for this position, Enclose a detailed updated CV, telephone contacts and details of at least 3 referees with their emails, address & phone numbers. The contacted Candidates for the interview must bring the original certificates and copies of each for attachment. Closing date is 12th April 2019. Addressed to:-
The National Director SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.