Monday, August 5, 2019

Job Opportunity at ESAFF, Accountant

Job Title: Accountant

Duty station - Morogoro, Tanzania

Main Attributes

  • Passionate about social justice and smallholder farmers
  • Possessing a professional qualification such as CPA
  • More than two years of experience in accounts
  • At least 2 years’ experience in preparation of final accounts and audit?
  • Familiar with financial account package - sage pastel
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and French?
  • Able to write a fundable proposal?
  • Able to work with non-governmental organization in Morogoro?

Main responsibilities

  • To ensure adherence to the Financial Policy and Manual of the organization
  • Supervise and coordinate the provision of all administrative, personnel and financial support require to the project
  • Ensuring that appropriate control reporting structure are maintained in accordance with ESAFF Rules and Regulations.
  • Manage organization accounting and financial system by ensuring that appropriate control and reporting structures are maintained in accordance with ESAFF financial rules and regulations, and co-ordinate use of filed financial resources.
  • Coordinate and act as focal point for issues relating to finance (including the budget; process of invoices and receipt of funds, staff salary, PAYE and other taxes, all other staff entitlements )
  • Oversee in procurement processes and ensure timely payments for all services and goods delivered
  • Account for funds from ESAFF members in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Prepare periodic financial forecast and financial reports (monthly/ quarterly and Annual) using sage pastel
  • Prepare Trial Balance, final accounts.
  • Prepare payrolls, overseeing books of accounts in SAGE PASTELL system and manage auditing.
  • Ensure financial internal control
  • To assist in preparation of meetings such as staff, board, exco meetings and annual general meetings.
  • To coordinate preparation of the operation budget, monitoring of the approved budget and control the expenditure thereof.
  • Support nation chapter to improve financial management, and timely reporting.
  • Arrange for fund transfers and replenishments to National Forums
  •  Support ESAFF region coordinator in FUNDRAISE activities.
  •  To plan and initiate matters issues regard to fundraising for ESAFF and its members

Remuneration: Negotiable

Mode of application
Write us your motivational letter with detailed CV to copy not later that 08th August 2019 at 16:30 hrs.

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Note: If you are not contacted two weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your
application as unsuccessful.