Senior Accountant (Payroll / VAT / Construction) – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted: 23-03-2018
Reference Number: GBB

Job Description: 

We have an opening for a Senior Accountant opportunity with main mission of ensuring the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. This position is based in Tanzania and the successful candidate will report to the Financial Manager.
  • Overall in charge of the department;
  • To liaise with Finance Manager to develop the Financial & Accounting Procedure Manual;   
  • To maintain & control the data base entries and reconciliations;
  • Review the day book for accuracy of data entries - Day book verification & Rectifications;
  • To maintain the Fixed Assets Register;
  • Posting of the Subcontractors monthly liabilities based on project QS submission together with the subsequent bills as supported by the QS payment certificate;
  • Co-ordination with the Suppliers & Sub-cons on account reconciliation issues;
  • Preparation of the monthly Management reports together with the accounts schedules as guided by the Finance Manager;
  • To regularly review the cost centers break ups and advise for correction in order to ensure the accuracy of data entries to the correct accounts;
  • Analysis of monthly stock statement from the Main store & Workshop for monthly report;
  • Reconciliation of the General Ledger reports together with the monthly submission of the following age – wise statements:
    • Accounts receivables and Payables
    • Retentions payables/Receivables
    • Advances to suppliers & from clients
  • Verifying  the Payroll from the HR Dept. for monthly disbursement;
  • Top fill up the VAT monthly returns;
  • Checking the Staff Loans & Loan Fund on regular basis for rectifications if any;
  • To liaise with other members of Department  on preparing the LC’s drafts for approval of the applications;
  • To liaise with other members of department on all Insurance matters and submits the status report on monthly basis or whenever it is required;
  • Any other duties to be assigned by the Finance Manager.

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience;
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred;
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work;
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus;
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives;
  • Attention to Detail.
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Greg Beeby
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
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