ACCOUNTANT (Dar es salaam) at ALAF Tanzania _ July 2023


ACCOUNTANT (Dar es salaam) at ALAF Tanzania

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• Generating, updating, and maintaining reports on income, expenditure, and financial transactions

• Keeping a record of project expenses, contracts, and other accounting data

• Analyze and approve vendor invoices and contracts

• Oversee the transfer of funds to various vendors and suppliers

• Provide Regular updates on progress to the Project Manager and the Finance Manager

• Overseeing the implementation of project terms

• Closely monitor Project spending against budget, prepare forecasts, and alert management on likely over-run, if any

• Ensure statutory and tax compliance in relation to the project


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation, finance, business, or a related field.

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Final level CPA, additional certifications like CIMA will be an added advantage.

• Proven experience of 4-6 years as a Public Accountant, out of which at least 2 years should be in project or management accounting and reporting

• Proven ability to manage teams, build relationships, work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, influence others, and lead initiatives

• The ability to work with SAP ERP.

• Good understanding of Accounting standards (IFRS) and tax legislation.

• Advance level proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is a MUST

• Strong analytical and communication skills.

• Sound problem-solving skills. Interpersonal Skills

• Ability to work in a team.

• Good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to properly interpret, apply and make decisions in accordance with the relevant policies.

• High integrity and judgment.

• An ability to generate trust and build alliances with co-workers.

• Ability to work well with the existing management team.

• Adept in developing and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders

• Go-getter approach

• Fluent in written and spoken English

Work Level: Skilled
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Market Related
Duration: 2 – 3 Years:
EE Position: No
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