Job Title: Accountant

Qualifications & Experience


Bachelor Degree in Accounting 6.2 ACCA level I or CPA (Added advantage) 6.3 Knowledge in an accounting packages e.g., QuickBooks, Tally, Sage and ready to learn new packages introduced by H-PON. 6.4 2-year work experience in related field
Fluent in speaking Swahili & English
Good Swahili & English writing skills 6.7 Good report writing skills
Roles and responsibilities

  • Maintain projects financial management records; (Timely and correct invoicing of HPON Partner’s).
  • Review H-PON Accounting Manual and advice accordingly on changes or improvement needed that fits H-PON operations.
  • Execute H-PON Accounting Manual.
  • Identify and capture all accounting and financial transactions correctly and accurately.
  • Prepare transaction source documents.#
  • Analyze and classify transactions.
  • Record transactions by making entries to appropriate accounts.
  • Prepare, extract and review trial balance.
  •  Ensure it is always in balance.
  •  Prepare adjusting entries to record accrued and deferred amounts.
  •  Post these entries to general ledgers
  •  Prepare financial statements; income statements, balance sheet, cash flow statement, statement of retained earnings.
  • File transaction source documents in a chronological and orderly manner for ease of reference or verification against reported figures.
  • Ensure timely and consistent implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Safeguard and strengthen controls over financial documents and resources to prevent erroneous misrepresentation, misappropriation or forgeries.
  • Accurately compute PAYE from staffs’ monthly remuneration, Local Service Tax from staff’s remuneration and NSSF staff and employer contributions.
  • Ensure timely remittance of PAYE to TRA & Local Service Taxes to relevant authorities, WCF, NHIF and NSSF contribution
  •  Generate timely income reports for managements’ review and decision making.
  • Reconcile reported income with expenditures receipts to ensure accuracy
  • Process payment vouchers and ensure their proper approval.
  •  Prepare monthly payroll accurately and on a timely basis
  •  Ensure proper authorization of payroll.
  • Develop and deliver invoices for payments.
  • Properly record working advances availed to staff and ensure timely accountability for advances taken
  •  Ensure the requisition of items are raised through a formal and documented process and properly approved.
  • Work together with Finance Manager to prepare budgets of activities as they arise or as directed by Executive Secretary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Secretary.


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Soft copy of the following should be sent not later than Thursday 22nd July, 2021: 16:00hrs.


Cover letter addressed to HR Manager (P.O.BOX 13560, Dar es salaam).
Current CV
Scanned copy of Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
Other relevant field certificate
Combine all the above documents to be in one pdf document
Applicants submitting more than one combined file will not be considered.

About Health for a Prosperous Nation

About Us

Health for a Prosperous Nation (H-PON) is a Local Nongovernmental organization with a vision of a healthy Tanzanian population. The H-PON works to contribute towards the Government efforts via its development agenda of having a healthy Tanzanian population which engages effectively in development efforts and hence reduce poverty and generating a prosperous Nation. The organization Core areas include; Research, Health system Strengthening and Implementation of innovative evidence-based approaches which have the potential of making difference in lives of the people at grass root level. Health for a Prosperous Nation is looking for a suitable qualified Accountant to work at its HQ offices located in Dar es salaam.