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Accountant Trainee Job At University of Dar es Salaam | May 2020

Accountant Trainee Job At University of Dar es Salaam

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Accountant Trainee Job At University of Dar es Salaam, May 2020. University of Dar es Salaam invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant post below on contract basis:

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Job Position: Accountant Trainee (1 post)

Qualifications and experience Accountant Trainee 

  • Possession of Bachelor Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Commerce/ Business Administration majoring in Accountancy or Finance or any relevant field from a recognized Institution. The candidate must possess CPA (T)/ACCA or its equivalent professional qualifications recognized by NBAA with at least four (4) years relevant experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities Accountant Trainee 

  • Performs variety of accounting tasks including receiving and paying out cash and cheques;
  • Maintain fuel and accurate accounts records;
  • Checking the correctness of claims and retirements ensuring that they are supported by appropriate authority/evidences;
  • Custodian of accountable documents;
  • Preparing monthly trial balances and bank reconciliation statements;
  • Maintain debtors and creditors;
  • Prepare financial statements;
  • Check accuracy of payment vouchers;
  • Prepare periodic and and/or annual financial statements of revenue and expenditures;
  • Receives and keeps in proper custody all incoming bills and claims;
  • Maintains primary books of accounts;
  • Prepares payment requisitions;
  • Maintains true and accurate accounts records;
  • Performs any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.

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Salary scale: PGSS 9.1


  • Short-term one (1) year fixed term contract. Possible continuation to following fixed terms contracts is subject to satisfactory performance and budget availability.

Other benefits

  • Employers’contribution to Workers Compensation Fund (WCF (0.05%)
  • Employers’contribution to National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF (3%)
  • Employers’contribution to pension fund (15%)

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  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
  • Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts i.e. postal address/post code, e-mail, telephone numbers etc. and should indicate three (3) reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
  • Applicants must attach certified copies of the following certificates:
    • Postgraduate/Degree/Diploma/Certificates;Postgraduate/Degree/Diploma transcripts;
    • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
    • Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies;
    • Birth certificate;
  • Applicants must attach their recent passport size photo;
  • Applicants employed in the Public Service on permanent and pensionable terms and those who retired/resigned or were terminated from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA);
  • Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);

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A signed application letter should be addressed to:

Director of Public Services (DPS),
University of Dar es Salaam,
P.O. Box 35125,

Deadline for application is 29 May, 2020 and only candidates short-listed for interview will be informed. Accountant Trainee Job At University of Dar es Salaam May 2020

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