Showing posts with label Administrative and Finance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Administrative and Finance. Show all posts

21 Jul 2015

Finance & Office Administrator

Children in Crossfire Tanzania are Recruiting

Children in Crossfire Tanzania is a registered NGO based in Dar es Salaam. Children in Crossfire envisages a world where young children can realise their potential and supports both government and civil society to improve the well being of young children. Children in Crossfire Tanzania is recruiting the following positions:

Finance & Office Administrator

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the financial and administrative needs of the Children in Crossfire Country office. Reporting directly to the Country Director, with functional reporting to the Finance Manager at Head Office, this role supports in-country staff by providing financial transparency, capacity and administrative support for the country programme and its work with partners.

Closing date for applications: July 29th.

Interviews are planned for the week commencing 3rd of August in Dar es Salaam.

Click here to download the Finance and Office Administrator Job Description

Click here to download the Fianance and Office Administrator Application Form

This Position is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with the expectation of frequent travel within the Country.


How To Apply:


All applications are required to complete a Children in Crossfire application form and a covering letter and email to: jobstz@childrenincrossfire.org, clearly stating in the subject field the title of the position that the applicant is applying for (please note we do not accept CV’s).

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. 


Details Source: The Guardian, 21st July 2015

20 Jul 2015

Financial Accountant

Financial Accounting
    Daily preparation and posting of all accounting vouchers
    Maintain accounting ledgers (GL/AP/FA) in ERP systems
    Maintaining and filing of all ledgers, journals vouchers etc.
    Prepare quarterly closing of the Embassy’s accounts
    Monthly reporting of the office expenses to head office
    Prepare monthly VAT refunds
    Prepare the closing and documents for the annual external financial audit of the Embassy in accordance with IPSAS

Controlling and Planning

    Prepare monthly update of the payment plan in coordination with the financial controllers
    Prepare monthly and quarterly budget monitoring reports for the Embassy and Head Office
    Assist the line manager in the preparation of the narrative quarterly analysis report of the office expenses
    Prepare ad-hoc analysis as requested by line management

****Requirements****

Education

    Age 30+
    B.Com Accounting
    Module D (NBAA) / CPA / ACCA
    Very good command of written and spoken English/Kiswahili

Experience

    Min. 5 years professional experience as an accountant; work experience as an auditor would be an advantage
    Familiar with computer based financial systems (ERPs); knowledge of Dynamics NAV, SAP or other ERP

Systems would be an advantage

    Work experience in the development sector/international non-profit organization would be an advantage

Other skills

    Excellent IT skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
    Strong personal and social competences
    Able to work independently and as part of a team- Able to meet deadlines while remaining organized and accurate

How to apply:

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements are requested to submit the required application form (see our website) along with a motivation letter and a recent photograph by e-mail.

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements are requested to submit the required application form (see our website:https://www.eda.admin.ch/countries/tanzania/en/home/news/open-job-vacancies.html) along with a motivation letter and a recent photograph by e-mail.

daressalaam.application@eda.admin.ch

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an assessment

15 Jan 2015

Finance and Administration Officer

Sokoine University Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative (SUGECO) is an organization that guides graduates from institutions of higher learning towards self-employment, agribusiness development and job creation. It was started in July of 2011 with 40 founding members, primarily undergraduate finalists, post-graduate students, and academic members from Sokoine University of Agriculture's (SUA)

Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (DAEA).
SUGECO's mission is to prepare, enable, and support knowledge-intensive, innovative entrepreneurs as they build successful businesses along agricultural and agribusiness value chains throughout Tanzania. Its vision is to create future generations of successful businesspersons who transform our culture to value entrepreneurship and help to create vibrant private economy.

Job Purpose
The Finance and Administration Officer shall be accountable to the Executive Director and is expected to drive best practices in financial management, human resources management and administrative management within the organization to maximize efficiency and growth. She/he will assist the
Executive Director to manage the team of people in SUGECO and oversee financial. management, staff relations, administration, human resources and compliance activities.

Key Responsibilities:
The Finance and Administration
  • Officer will ensure long term sustainability of the organization and support the growth of members projects, including the following activities as well as any other duties relevant to finance and administration as may be assigned to her/him from time to time by the Executive Director
  • Prepare and maintain financial forecasts in consultation with the Executive Director and team leaders (including the annual budget and the medium-term business plan)
  • Manage relationships with members and support the Executive Director in designing and implementing appropriate financing tools for SUGECO and its members
  • Coordinate all administrative and programmatic activities of the organization
  • With support from other team members, design appropriate financial due diligence procedures for members projects and perform financial assessment of these projects
  • Provide support in managing the grants that SUGECO may receive according to the procedures agreed upon with the sponsors
  • Maintain financial, systems including petty cash, expenses, Income and expenditure records, and, processing all payments as per SUGECO procedures.
  • With support from the team, ensure efficient financial monitoring and reporting (including monitoring expenses and revenues, reviewing and, upgrading existing procedures, ensuring production of appropriate financial reports for internal and external clients
  • With support from the team, ensure high quality accounting (including overseeing day-to-day accounting and managing the year-end audit process)
  • Document SUGECO activities for reporting and organize and prepare audit and financial reports
  • Ensure that banking arrangements are adequate to support .
  • SUGECO activities and that all bank transactions conform with the agreed procedures and are appropriately documented
  • Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation statements for all bank accounts
  • Prepare reports to the Executive Director for onward transmission the Board of Directors, donor organizations and others as appropriate.
  • In consultation with Executive Director, oversee travel arrangements monitor travel expenditures, and ensure compliance with internal policies, donors and development partners requirements
  • Managing the administrative aspects of human resource management


Qualifications and Background

  • Master or Bachelor in accounting; economics, agribusiness, entrepreneurship, business administration, or development
  • In-depth knowledge of the Tanzanian economy and business environment in the sectors targeted by SUGECO
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing organizational accounts and general administration, including human resources Entrepreneurial spirit and sensitivity to member needs.
  • Strong financial management skills and Excellent Excel skills
  • Fluent English with excellent writing  and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational and leadership skills
  • At ease in working in a small structure, start-up-type, where tasks and responsibilities are in constant movement

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your application including a cover .letter demonstrating why you are the most suited for this role, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, Details of current & expected salary, a day time phone contact, Email address and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 24th January 2015

Executive Director
Sokoine University Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative (SUGECO)
P.o Box 3223
Morogoro

Email: info@sugeco.org
web: www.sugeco.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

20 Nov 2014

Business Administrative - Female Required

The primary role of the business admin is to control and organize the activities of a business. Other responsibilities include closing deals for the business and services, and dealing with public relations and after-sales care. The business administrator also needs to be familiar with the competitors and know how to increase the company’s sales.

A successful applicant will be required to have an extensive understanding of business matters. Also, it is vital that applicants have a thorough understanding of the purpose of the business. Remember, this is not IT job so you don't need to be an IT personnel. Are you the one? join our team!

Responsibilities
• Scheduling and coordinating meetings, interviews, events and other similar activities
• Entering data into applications and billing portal
• Drafting cheques, invoices and receipts
• Administrative programs and support services (e.g., records management, incident management and scheduling)
• Promote a company and services online and offline
• Provide advice to senior management Works with management to create short- and long-term business plans, including operational, organization, and financial aspects.
• Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials
• All day-to-day operation matters

Dudumizi Expectations
  • Strong work ethic
  • Productivity
  • Professionalism
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Little knowledge in IT Business
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills
Requirements:
  • Diploma / Degree in Business, Management , IT or any related field
  • Must be a Female
  • Fluent in both English and Swahili

Job Location:

Mbezi Beach,Samaki, Dar es Salaam

Salary: Negotiatable

How to Apply
If you are interested email your resume and a portfolio to info@dudumizi.com and we'll be in touch shortly.

31 Jul 2014

Finance and Administration / Business Development Services (BDS) Officer

TCCIA Manyara is looking for a Finance and Administration / Business Development Services (BDS) Officer

Working station : TCCIA Office in Babati, Tanzania
Starting date : 1st of October 2014
Duration : 2 years & renewable

TCCIA (Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture) is a membership organization of entrepreneurs. The branch for Manyara region was founded in 2004, but nation-wide the organisation has been in existence since 1988. Its core-business is to lobby and advocate on behalf of its members, to strengthen the capacity of its members through training as well as to link them to financial institutions and investors. TCCIA Manyara operates in all 5 districts of Manyara region.

Context of the Job:
This position combines two functions: financial and administration officer and BDS Officer. The candidate should be able to perform accountancy and admin duties for TCCIA Manyara and also provide basic business and accounting training to the target group (entrepreneurs & other members). He / she will work in close cooperation with the Sr. BDS officer and the other TCCIA Manyara staff.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
1. Conduct business visits (member needs assessment & monitoring)
2. Conduct entrepreneurial training for members e.g. record keeping, basic accounting
3. Link members with micro finance institutions
4. Manage the (Youth) Credit fund
5. Support the Executive officer and BDS advisor with lobby & Advocacy activities
6. Write project proposals / fundraising
7. Ensure members pay fees
8. Petty cash management
9. Financial management / bookkeeping
10. Support BDS advisor and executive officer
11. Recruit new members
12. Perform any other tasks assigned to you by your supervisor.

Job requirements:
1. An Accounting degree or related field
2. A minimum of 2 years work experience in the accounting field

Required profile:
1. A demonstrable experience as an accountant, finance officer or grant manager
2. Preferable familiarity & experience in the international NGO sector as well as experience with handling a portfolio of funds from international donors;
3. Conversant with computerized accounting packages (e.g. Quick-book), double entry and analytical bookkeeping systems, data presentation, Excel and MS Word;
4. Knowledge in keeping a manual cash book
5. An accurate eye for details, strong analytical & problem-solving capabilities;
6. Must be pro-active and able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure;
7. Has excellent coordination, organizational and inter-personal skills and attitudes;
8. Can develop and facilitate trainings for the members in e.g. bookkeeping and record keeping
9. Skills in experience in writing project proposals in an advantage
10. Fluent in English and Kiswahili both oral and written.

Closing date is Friday 15 August 2014.
How to apply:
Application letter (maximum 1 page) and CV (maximum 4 pages) should be sent by e-mail to Chairman Mr. Karunde at: karundet@yahoo.com with the following subject line “Financial and Admin / BDS Officer”.

NB: At this stage you do not need to send copies of diploma’s or certificates
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

21 Jul 2014

Head of Finance - Wood Family Trust (WFT)


11 Jul 2014

Director of Finance and Administration at USAID


19 Jun 2014

Finance Manager at Abt Associates in Tanzania

Position: Finance Manager
Employer: Abt Associates
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania


Duties:

•    Oversees the day-to-day financial management and accounting
•    Maintains and manages field office accounts
•    Reviews vouchers and payment requests, including proper back-up documentation to ensure compliance with Abt Associates policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations;
•    Assists with procurement of project supplies, services, and other items in accordance with USAID rules and regulations, as needed
•    Ensures timely payments to staff, consultants, and vendors;
•    Calculates and issues payroll; calculates and submits payroll taxes to the proper Tanzanian authorities;
•    Maintains complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with USAID and Abt Associates policies and procedures; prepares and submits monthly financial reports
•    Maintains and oversees internal controls with direction from the Deputy Chief of Party;
•    Prepares estimates of monthly cash requirements and ensures that funds are efficiently transferred from headquarters to field office and funding is available to support timely payment of all project and operations costs;
•    Manages project bank accounts, reconciles monthly accounts and bank statements; submits receipts and invoices to Abt Associates;
•    Treasury management, including daily supervision of cash position and accounts and petty cash;
•    Management of field office financial filing system (both paper and electronic)
•    Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

•    Minimum of 5 years of financial management experience;
•    Prior experience working on USAID-funded projects in finance and administration;
•    Bachelor’s Degree, in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred;
•    Excellent knowledge of Tanzanian accounting and tax requirements and USAID rules and regulations regarding accounting, finance, and procurement;
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
•    Good computer skills including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office® applications, particularly Excel;
•    Effective communication skills, including excellent English and Swahili language skills;
•    Professional integrity and discretion in the handling of confidential information and data.

Key Competencies:


•    Attention to detail and accuracy
•    Strong communication skills
•    Problem identification and solving
•    Easily works in a team environment as well as individually
•    Ability to work under pressure
•    Fluent in written and spoken Swahili and English
•    Ability to legally work in Tanzania without sponsorship


How to Apply:

All applications must be received online at http://www.abtassociates.com/Current-Opportunities.aspx.
 

Applications must be received by 25 June 2014.

11 Jun 2014

Finance Manager

Industry: Nonprofit/International Development/Agriculture/Microfinance

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Location: Iringa, Tanzania

Commitment: Long Term Career Position


One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a complete market bundle that includes seed and fertilizer, financing for farm inputs and insurance, modern farming trainings, and market facilitation and harvest storage techniques. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 50-100% percent average gain in farm income per acre.  We are growing quickly. In seven years, we have grown to serve more than 180,000 farm families in East Africa and over 150 staff members in Tanzania alone.


Job Descriptions


We are seeking experienced individuals to assist us in the following areas:


Position: Finance Manager

Manage our Finance Team that executes all payments to vendors and partners that we use.  Candidates should have experience keeping books, managing a team, and using Financial software.



Qualifications

We are seeking exceptional professionals with a strong background in communications work, and a demonstrated long-term passion for sustainable agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive; please only apply if you fit these criteria:


Required:

· Passionate about serving smallholder farmers

· Language: fluent in English and Kiswahili, ability to speak local languages.

· Demonstrated basic computer skills, including typing and email

· Clear communicator in-person and on the phone

· Proactive problem solver

· Integrity and a positive attitude

· Demonstrates high-quality work with a strong attention to detail

· Willingness to commit to living in rural Tanzania for a long-term position

· Independent worker with strong ability to manage own schedule and tasks

· Confident communicator who is comfortable talking with many people on a variety of topics

· Ability to work as part of a larger team


Desired:

· Language: conversational in Kibena or Kihehe

· Leadership experience at work, or outside of work

· Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job


Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.


Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by Wednesday, June 18th. We will begin interviews shortly after that.


Compensation: 300,000-600,000 base salary dependent on qualifications and experience – for candidates with education experience outside of Tanzania, we can negotiate much higher salaries, please enquire.


Benefits: NSSF, airtime and small transportation allowances, work computer, benevolent fund


Career development: Twice annual career reviews and regular feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.


One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer. 


To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to tanzaniajobs@oneacrefund.org with the Subject line stating, Position you are interested in + the place you heard of the position. Please include grades and test scores on your resume.

10 Jun 2014

Finance and marketing Manager at Tanzania Agriculture Productivity Program


4 Jun 2014

The Finance & Grants Manager (FGM) at World Vision Tanzania

World Vision Tanzania (WVT) is seeking to recruit suitable candidates to fill various positions for the Citizen’s Engagement Health program. The goal of the Citizen’s Engagement Health program is to contribute to improvement in quality, availability and accessibility of health services in Tanzania.
Positions: The Finance & Grants Manager (FGM)
Will be responsibility for the management and oversee the financial management of the project cash from stage to close-out.


Please visit the following link for detailed advertisement: http://www.wvi.org/tanzania/careers

How to apply: 
Interested candidates meeting the criteria should submit their applications through wvt_jobs@wvi.org before 30th June 2014.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

World Vision is a Christian Development, Relief and Advocacy Non Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. “Our vision for every child, Life in all its fullness; Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so”.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record. World Vision Tanzania candidates for employment should be ready to read, understand , sign and adhere to the World Vision Tanzania Child protection policy which helps safeguard children from any forms of exploitation, sexual and physical abuse. The discovery of any previous child abuse offenses (before or after an offer of employment) WILL disqualify a candidate

Thank you for considering employment with World Vision!


22 May 2014

Finance & Investment Director

ACDI/VOCA, is also recruiting for multiple candidates the following senior-level operational management positions on both anticipated projects.

Finance & Investment Director:

 Financial planning and intermediation experience with medium scale enterprises in the agro-processing sector. Previous experience working' with commercial banks, investment funds, and multilateral financing institutions to facilitate agriculture finance

HOW TO APPLY:
At least 7 years of relevant experience and an Advanced degree are required for all senior-level technical positions, Professional fluency in English, written and spoken, is required for all positions.

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit your CV and any supporting application documents through the acdivocaTZ@joinav.org by 3rd June, 2014.

Include title of the position in the email subject line.

9 May 2014

Finance Officer - 2 Posts

PBZ Bank has vacant positions which need to be filled by suitable qualified Tanzanians. The applicant should apply by virtue of the post advertised and station indicated here in. Particulars related to the positions are as follows:

POSITION: Finance Officer - 2 Posts (Unguja)

Terms of Employment: Three years contract (Renewable)

Qualifications:
- Holder of Degree or Advanced Diploma in accountancy or equivalent qualifications obtained from recognized Institutions.
- CPA or equivalent certificates is an added advantage.
- Age should not be above 35 years.

Duties and  Responsibilities
- Preparing various payments as per instructions.
- Compiling and consolidating budget proposals from Head Office departments and Branches.
- Preparing periodic reports for submission to the management and BOT.
- Perform any other financial accounting related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the senior officer.

HOW TO APPLY:

All applications enclosed with CVs, Photocopies of certificates, Testimonials,
Name and address of two referees should be addressed to:

The Managing Director
The People's Bank of Zanzibar Ltd
P.O.BOX 1173
ZANZIBAR

Please Note that Result slip is not accepted.

Deadline for applications is 22nd May 2014.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews.

 Source: Daily News, 9th May 2014

17 Apr 2014

Finance and Administration Manager

The Dar es Salaam Corridor Committee (DCC) is a trade and transport facilitation agency established under the SADC Protocol on Transport, Communication and Meteorology, whose objective is to promote regional cooperation in the provision and regulation of transport and trade related services. The mandate of the DCC is to coordinate the provision of seamless and cost-effective transit between the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and the regional markets and production hubs in Zambia, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Secretariat of the DCC is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Pursuant to its objectives, the DCC has secured grant financing from the World Bank, to facilitate implementation of the Southern Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Program. This grant is aimed at building capacity in the DCC to better fulfill its role of trade and transport facilitation, and better contribute to the region's trade performance.

The DCC Secretariat is therefore seeking to engage the services of suitably qualified and highly motivated individuals, to fill the following positions tenable at the DCC Secretariat in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:

Position Objective:
To manage the finance and administration functions of the DCC Secretariat, ensuring
compliance with respective laws and other statutory requirements, in line with international best practice.

Key Responsibilities:
To develop and maintain procedures and controls for efficient utilization of
project and Secretariat resources;
Preparation of budgets;
Preparation of financial statements and reports, using international financial reporting standards;
Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and other legal commitments;
Supervising procurement functions for the Secretariat;
Managing the Secretariat's human resource functions.

Qualifications and experience

Master's degree in Finance, Business and recognized professional certification (such as CPA,ACCA,CMA);
Minimum 5 years in financial and administration management in a reputable organization, coupled with an impeccable track record of ethical and professional standing;
Knowledge/experience of accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) application;
Knowledge/ experience with financial and accounting software applications.
Knowledge of relevant accounting practices and laws.
Knowledge of procurement procedures for donor-funded projects desirable;
Previous experience in managing donor-funded accounts desirable;

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should send an application in PDF format by email to recruit@darcorridor.org, and copy to dccrecruit@gmail.com, specifying the position being applied for in the subject of the email, and attach the most recent Curriculum Vitae, with names of three (3) professional referees, including copies of relevant certificates.

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00 hours (GMT +3) on Wednesday, 7th
May, 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 7th May, 2014
Source: The Daily News, 17th April 2014

4 Feb 2014

Finance and Administrative Assistant (G6) at ILO Tanzania

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is implementing a regional programme
–Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Economic Empowerment project, funded by the Irish Aid Partnership.

The project seeks to reach scale and access a new target population
of selected women entrepreneurs , by  building off of existing networks of trainers and WED tools introduced in the past and reach out to new partners serving young women through the ongoing ILO - Africa Commission Youth Entrepreneurship Facility.

The NPO will achieve this through supporting women led businesses to increase their performance, increasing number of women start - ups, increasing acceptance of entrepreneurship as a career option for women and increasing the evidence of what works and what doesn’t in WED. The WED EE country projects
(Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda) are closely linked to a global component based in Geneva, which focusses on closing the knowledge gap on what works in women’s entrepreneurship development.

The ILO is recruiting a motivated and committed Project Finance and Administrative Assistant with demonstrated finance, accounting and administrative skills to be part of a high - performing team of national  and international experts. Under the supervision and guidance of the National Project Coordinator, the
Project Finance and Administrative Assistant will support the daily financial and administrative services of the project office in Dar es Salaam.

1.       POSITION: Finance and Administrative  Assistant (G6)
2.      Duration:  12 months as of 01/03/2014 (with possibility of extension)

Description of position

The FAA will report to  the Chief Technical Advisor of the project. S/he will receive technical and administrative backup from the Finance and Administrative Officer of the ILO Country Office Dar es salaam

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze and maintain an overview of the work of the  Project to ensure that timely administrative/financial support is provided in general and in particular areas
  • Advise and assist NPCs with project management.
  • Coordinate and supervise activities related to administrative/financial services of the project; provide financial oversight to sub contracts, External Collaboration Contracts, Implementation
  • Agreements, Workshop Implementation Agreements, credit guarantee schemes, and youth - to- youth challenge funds for impact evaluations.
  • Search for and prepare administrative/financial related briefing materials for the National Project
  • Coordinator and other staff for use on official missions, special meetings and for action
  • Maintain policy, personnel, financial and general administrative files; maintain and update data bases and tracking sheets for facilitating follow ups.
  • Participate in meetings and discussions on administrative/financial matters pertaining to ILO Projects at the duty station.
  • Maintain inventory for project assets and registers for travel and seminar advances.
  • Check seminar financial reports and other financial reports prepared by project staff and constituent partners to ensure accuracy and integrity of the reports before their submission to the ILO Country Office Dar es Salaam.
  • Maintain financial records and monitoring systems for the project to record and reconcile expenditures, balances of commitments and allocations, and other data for daily transactions and reports.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support services during meetings, seminars, workshops, and official missions.
  • Ensure safe custody of furniture, equipment, vehicles and security of the Project office.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:

Education:
University Degree in accounting, or equivalent professional accounting qualification
A minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of accounting and/or finance,
Familiarity with the financial and administrative rules and procedures of the UN system in general, and the financial rules and regulations of the ILO in particular;
Knowledge of development issues would be an asset.
Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Power Point applications, E-mail and Internet
Excellent English communication skills
Experience in working with International Organizations would be an added advantage.


Languages
Excellent knowledge of English and Swahili languages

Competencies

  • Computer literacy with proven ability to use basic MS Office tools such as Excel, word processing, and power point ;
  • thorough knowledge and understanding of a complex body of accounting, finance, and administrative rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures as well as the full range of administrative activities within support areas such as personnel, finance and procurement and the creation and maintenance of data bases and filing systems; ability to work well with colleagues;
  • good organizational skills;
  • ability to analyze and evaluate accounting/financial data and correspondence for ascertaining its  integrity and/or anomalies and suggest best course of action; ability to obtain services from other work units inside or outside the office for completion of tasks;
  • ability to search and retrieve information from data bases  and compile reports;
  • ability to respond to requests from high - ranking officials, and to deal with high-level visitors with tact and diplomacy;
  • ability to deal with confidential matters with discretion; supervisory skills;
  • excellent time management skills and team player.
  • Languages-Excellent command of English and a local language is required.


Deadline for application

Applications indicating the title of the position should be sent to  FAAWEDEE@ilo.org. by 15th February 2014.
Due to the number of applications received, if you have not heard from the  office 3 weeks after  deadline, assume you were not shortlisted for the interview.

24 Jan 2014

Director of Finance and Administration

On behalf of The Cashew nut Board of Tanzania, The Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts

Position: Director of Finance and Administration
Employer: The Cashew nut Board of Tanzania


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Advise the Director General on matters pertaining to Planning, administration of Finance, Human and physical resources of the Board;
· Develop and sustain a Sound Accounting, Management and Financial Information System and Policy.
· Manage Tax affairs of the Board so as to ensure that all Taxes are paid on time to avoid penalties.
· Prepare periodic financial analysis and manage the Working Capital of the Board to ensure that the Board does not run into financial difficulties.
· Plan for long term financial requirements of the Board and identify potential sources of finance.
· Ensure that Final Accounts of the Board is prepared and submitted to the External Auditors for audit through managing audit process and coordination of annual audit.
· Make close liaison with the Government, Financial institutions and others (NGOs, Donor Community) to win their support in financing programs of the Board through utilizing available opportunities.
· Coordinate the preparation and compilation of the annual budget of the Board;
· Direct and supervise the preparation of periodical financial reports and ensures that they are submitted to the appropriate authorities as per regulations;
· Enhance efficient use of the Board’s revenue for the purchase and provision of services and supplies;
· Make follow up the availability of funds from respective organs and managing expenditure budget for the Board and for each department;
· Enhance timely auditing of the Boards’ financial statements;
· Formulate and interpret policy matters related to workers social services, manpower development, wages and salaries, benefits and other employees’ staff welfare;
· Establish human resources and skills needed at all levels of departments/sections;
· Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES:
· Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Accountancy option will have an added advantage.
· Must Possess of CPA (T), ACCA; ACA or its equivalent
· Should be registered with NBAA as authorized Accountant/Auditor
· Should have at least 11 years working experience, 5 of which must be in senior managerial position from a reputable Organization
· High probity and integrity
· Vision proactive
· Innovative
· Managerial and organizational skills
· Fluency in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English
· Customer focus
· Knowledge of the Code of Ethics and conduct of the public service
· Computer literate

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
· Permanent and Pensionable

REMUNARATION:
· Attractive and Negotiable

How to Apply
Application Letters Should Be Posted To The Following Address. Hand Delivery Is Not Acceptable:

Secretary  
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,      
P. O. Box 63100,
Dar es Salaam.

Deadline for application is 06th February, 2014 at 3:30 p.m

23 Jan 2014

Finance and Administrative Office

USAWA Kilimanjaro Ltd. (Umoja wa SACCOS za Wakulima) is a network of rural Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOS) operating in Northern Tanzania (Kilimanjaro and Arusha regions). In 2006 USAWA was co-founded by local SACCOS and FERT (French farmers organization), who has supported its development ever since. The objective of USAWA is to provide technical assistance to the SACCOS based in rural areas to allow them to offer high quality financial services to their members. Today USAWA is serving around 30 SACCOS corresponding to more than 18,000 members.

USAWA is currently seeking a Finance and Administrative Officer (Full time). The Finance and Administrative Officer will be responsible for a team of two staff and reporting to the Managing Director.



Responsibilities:

· Ensuring the financial management of the company in coordination with the Manager
· Preparing monthly and quarterly reports for the Manager and the Board
· Ensuring all financial administrative issues in the company (salaries, tax payments, staff loan follow up…)
· Preparing the company’s annual financial statements for audit
· Managing USAWA’s revolving credit fund dedicated to the SACCOS
· Preparing and participating in USAWA’s monthly credit committee meeting
· Preparing the bi-annual General Meeting of the company in collaboration with the Manager


Requirements:
· Masters in one of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Economy,
· Minimum of 5 years working experience in a senior position in a relevant field, including proven knowledge of and experience in Financial Management and Accounting
· Affinity and experience to work with SACCOS and/or the micro-finance sector
· Strong interest to work with SACCOS based in rural areas managed by farmers
· Strong capacity of monitoring and reporting
· Good computer skills
· Strong ability to prioritize and to meet deadlines
· Good written and oral communicative skills in English and Swahili
· Accurate, honest, hard worker, reliable
· Collaborative working attitude towards the USAWA team, the Board and the SACCOS.

Additional information:


The working contract is for a full time job, 1 year, renewable. A full time job corresponds to 40h working hours a week.


Your application, including your CV and a letter of motivation, should be sent before February 7th 2014, to Ms. Birgit Mader, usawa.kilimanjaro@yahoo.com

26 Dec 2013

Finance and Administration Assistant

This is a key position within our programmes team, with coordination and management of our Finance in Ruvuma region. You will be a committed and talented individual who will provide technical advice financial management and planning, and Maintaining Programme Office accounting records in accordance with Restless Development Financial Procedures and Reports, Assisting in the Programme Office Budgeting progress and Undertaking office administrative duties, in collaboration with the finance manager.

You will be committed to upholding our financial policies and procedures and obtaining value for money, you will be a role model to our staff and stakeholders at all times, and will be a smart and friendly member of the team.

To apply please read the full role description here and send your CV and cover letter to :- jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.org

Deadline: on 30 December 2013 by 6pm Tanzania time

23 Dec 2013

Administrative and Finance Assistant (2 Posts)

Our Client Heifer' International is a global non-profit, humanitarian development organization founded by Dan West in 1944 dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering smallholder farm families around the globe become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable animal agricultural enterprise. The global headquarters is located at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock Arkansas, USA. Heifer International has been working in Tanzania since 1974. Heifer International currently supports a wide portfolio of livestock development projects including the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD-2) ; which is an ambitious five-year program designed to transform the lives of resource poor farming families through a competitive and inclusive dairy value chain in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

In light of this, Heifer International Tanzania is seeking to recruit fifteen (15) project staff for East Africa Dairy Development Project in Tanzania .  

                                                      
Interested and qualified individuals are invited to apply for these positions. Female qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

POSITION: Administrative and Finance Assistant (2 Posts)
LOCATION: Njombe (1 Post) and Iringa (1 Post)

IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS:QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO APPLY FOR ONE POSITION ONLY; CLEARLY SPECIFYING THE PREFERRED DUTY STATION AS INDICATED ABOVE

The ideal candidate should have at least Higher Diploma Administration and over three (03) years of experience in secretarial and administrative positions, preferably in a busy office. He/she should have a working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet applications, email and internet software, (Microsoft preferred), proficiency in English and Kiswahili language skills.


Experience in working in busy non-profit organizations will be an added advantage.
Working under overall guidance of the Cluster Team Leader, 'the Administrative and Finance Assistant will facilitate the smooth a flowing of routine, administrative work and program support operations, manage the front office desk and facilitate telephone and other communication transfers as well as to give administrative support to staff at EADD office.
The Administrative and Finance Assistant ensure the smooth running of the following office functions; reception of visitors; photocopies and mail services, telephones and faxes and carry out daily supervision of property management including guards, cleaners and office maintenance. Ensure the office and compound is clean and maintained at a routine schedule.

Selection criteria

  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite, DOS, Accounting packages
  • Good written and spoken proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Good written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and discretion with confidential information. Administrative and clerical procedures and systems
  • Ability to prioritize and managing and executing multiple tasks.
  • Evidence of high level of integrity, self-disciplined and respect.
  • Team player and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to cope with the demand of duties which might require extra hours of working

Application procedure
Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted please send your application to recruitment.hrsolutionsltd@gmail.com. Please note that the application deadline is 5th January 2014 and only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted.

Please include      

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae with name and telephone contacts of three referees.
  • Copies of relevant certificates
  • Salary history

Source: The Guardian December 23, 2013

Senior Administrative and Finance Assistant (1 Post)

Our Client Heifer' International is a global non-profit, humanitarian development organization founded by Dan West in 1944 dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering smallholder farm families around the globe become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable animal agricultural enterprise. The global headquarters is located at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock Arkansas, USA. Heifer International has been working in Tanzania since 1974. Heifer International currently supports a wide portfolio of livestock development projects including the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD-2) ; which is an ambitious five-year program designed to transform the lives of resource poor farming families through a competitive and inclusive dairy value chain in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

In light of this, Heifer International Tanzania is seeking to recruit fifteen (15) project staff for East Africa Dairy Development Project in Tanzania .     

                                                   
Interested and qualified individuals are invited to apply for these positions. Female qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

POSITION: Senior Administrative and Finance Assistant (1 Post)
LOCATION: Mbeya 


IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS:QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO APPLY FOR ONE POSITION ONLY; CLEARLY SPECIFYING THE PREFERRED DUTY STATION AS INDICATED ABOVE

The ideal candidate should have at least Higher Diploma in Office Management Administration and five (5) of years' experience in administrative positions, preferably in a busy office. He/she should have a working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet applications, email and internet software, (Microsoft preferred), proficiency in English and Kiswahili language skills.


Experience in working in busy non-profit organizations will be an added advantage.
Working under overall guidance of the Country Program Manager, the Administrative. and Finance Assistant will facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work and program support operations, manage the front office desk and facilitate telephone and other communication transfers as well as to give administrative support to staff at EADD office.
The Administrative and Finance Assistant will facilitating the adherence to administrative, IT, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff and also lead and supervise the Administrative and Finance Assistant in the Cluster offices; and ensure. the overall smooth running of the following office functions; reception of visitors; photocopies and mail services, telephones and faxes, daily supervision guard and cleaners and office maintenance. Ensure the office and compound is clean and maintained at a routine schedule.

Selection criteria

  • Requisite academic and professional qualifications
  • Demonstrated written and spoken proficiency in English and Kiswahili. 
  • Proven experiences with executive assistance
  • Proven experience at supervisory level
  • Demonstrated excellent computer literacy (MS Office Suite)
  • Professional verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and discretion with confidential information.
  • Ability to prioritize issues to manage and execute multiple tasks.
  • Team player and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to cope with the demand of duties which might require extra hours of working
  • Evidence of high level of integrity, staff-disciplined and respect.

Application procedure
Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted please send your application to recruitment.hrsolutionsltd@gmail.com. Please note that the application deadline is 5th January 2014 and only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted.

Please include      

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae with name and telephone contacts of three referees.
  • Copies of relevant certificates
  • Salary history

Source: The Guardian December 23, 2013