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Accountant Job Vacancy

Vacancy: Accountant

Our client, a fast growing multinational financial institution seeks qualified and experienced personalities to fill the position above.

The positions will be based in Arusha, Tanzania

Job Purpose
  • Typically demonstrating baseline working knowledge of routine work applications, follow standard principles and systems and use and understand appropriate terminology associated with a particular field of specialization in the accounts department.
  • Participating as a team member in a collaborative environment within a diverse workforce, actively contribute to completion of team goals and assigned tasks .
  • Clearly communicating information, ideas, or instructions verbally and in writing.
  • Following recommended approach to assigned work to facilitate achievement of desired results, ensure safe practices and risk awareness consciousness and typically will work under direct and frequent supervision while performing routine duties using established procedures with detailed instructions

Major Responsibilities

  • Process and maintain and update various records and/or logs such as journals, invoices, credit Notes, Debit Notes or property records.
  • Sorts documents and posts debits/credits to proper account. Balances entries and makes necessary corrections.
  • Verifies Supplier statement items and totals with company records.
  • Reconciles simple bank statements.
  • Prepares forms or encodes materials (receipts and payments – cash books) for data input.
  • Prepares or checks invoices, requisitions and other documents for processing; encodes and obtains approval when necessary.
  • Compiles routine numerical information for report purposes by hand or by running routine recurring reports on internal computer records.
  • Perform clerical duties such as sorting mail, filing and typing, operates variety of general office equipment.
  • Process Supplier and Client loan payments. Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare, verify, and process invoices and coding payment documents
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Data enter invoices for payment
  • Manage the weekly cheque run and Record all cheques
  • Prepare vendor cheques for mailing and List all vendor cheques in the log book
  • Prepare manual cheques as and when required
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable, maintain updated vendor files and file numbers

 Required Skills & Qualities: 
  • Bachelor’s  degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA  Part II
  • 2+ years accounting/ finance experience;
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Proficiency with email and Microsoft Office applications

If you meet the above minimum requirements, urgently send your CV.


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