Assistant Accountant The Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for employment on annual contract basis to fill the following post.
Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Qualification and Experience: The applicants should possess the following academic and professional qualifications.
Possession of a good form VI certificate.
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution;
One (1) year working experience serving in similar position will be an added advantage;
Knowledge of Procurement procedures and IT will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Knowledge of bookkeeping procedures;
Knowledge of accounting principles;
Knowledge of the preparation process for financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles;
Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial records;
Skill in analyzing, preparing, checking and balancing routine fiscal transactions and accounts;
Ability to prepare accurate financial statements.
General management of TGCL accounts;
Prepare accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports and ensure the accuracy and completeness of the same;
Receive payment by cash, cheques or any other forms of payment commonly used in Tanzania;
Maintain accounting records and balancing accounts (double entry book keeping);
Preparing and payment of staff salaries and student allowances;
Using computerized accounting system and maintaining accurate accounting records.
Process bills for payment; File and tally deposits;
Communicating with the bank
Communicating with the German project partner;
Assisting in the organization of TGCL events and other activities as directed by the Coordinator.
Terms of service:
Contract of one year, and subject to three months probation.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Mode of Application:
Interested candidates should apply in confidence (letters to include telephone contacts) to the undersigned enclosing:
Photocopies of relevant certificates and transcripts;
Reference letters of at least two referees (to be submitted in hard copies only).
NB: Applications should be done in both hard and soft copies.