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Accountant Job Opportunity

Duma Works is recruiting an accountant for one of our clients. 

The client is a vibrant and dynamic company that is based in Germany with a branch in Tanzania, it consists of an international team bringing off-grid energy to rural locations in East Africa. 

They develop, engineer, finance and operate sites in developing world communities as well as provide reliable backup to business customers in the region.

Location: Arusha, Tanzania


Job Requirements

The company is looking for a disciplined and honest candidate who wants to work with a growing business that aims to change the way power is provided around the world. 

The candidate will work closely with the Country Manager. 

The candidate should possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail and should be flexible .

 Duties and Responsibilities
  • Expenses Management (scanning receipts, ensuring they are valid and reasonable)
  • Financial reporting to Country Manager, KPMG and central controlling function
  • Reconcile accounts at end of month
  • Transfer hardcopy to KPMG periodically
  • Process Invoices and Online Payments
  • Assist in drafting of weekly budget
  • Conduct revenue reporting
  • Manage mobile money transfers to bank
  • File VAT transactions
  • Manage and reconcile cash transactions (petty cash, pier diem etc.) and invoicing
  • Execute cash payments
  • Create revenue statements
  • Create Purchase Orders
  • Manage processes and tools for cash flow planning, controlling, tax, invoicing, payment execution for local entity
  • Manage processes and relationship with external  accounting & tax advisors
  • Manage month-end closure for local entity
  • Create monthly reports for Country Manager
  • Close alignment with Country Manager and Central Finance Team
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Chartered CPA
  • Competent in computer use, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahilli
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting or bookkeeping duties
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Effective organisation skills and ability to meet timely deadlines.

Deadline for applications: 14th November 2015

How to Apply

Tanzanian Nationals only, should apply for this position

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their cvs and cover letters to accountant-tz@dumaworks.com

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