Overview

Accountant

Position: Accountant x1 (Volunteer)
Location: Morogoro Mjini Morogoro
Report to: Program Director

Description:

  • Prepare MOSAPORG
  • Prepare payment requests and obtain appropriate approvals and
  • Processing of payment vouchers and passing journal vouchers.
  • Preparation of Cash Books.
  • Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation Statement.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Fixed Assets register.
  • Prepare the financial reports according to the Donors Requirements.
  • Review Journal and Payment Vouchers ensuring they are adequately supported, properly classified and allocated to appropriate program and overhead accounts before posting.
  • Review, monitor and reconcile accounts receivable, other than staff advances, and payable ensuring they are settled and cleared from the books.
  • Prepare supporting documents required for financial statements submissions to Executive Director.
  • Ensure all soft copy reports (sent to Executive Director) are properly kept in the Financial Report files.
  • Assist in the preparation of online payments.
  • Be an alternate MOSAPORG agent in dealing with bank.
  • Provide requisite cooperation with external auditors and organizations undertaking audits and/or financial reviews.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Participate in staff orientation, training, development, and team-building for all staff within and outside the department.
  • Act as Internal Auditor.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the Program Director .

Academic and/or Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce: or holder of Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Commerce.

Experience:

  • At least One year of progressively responsible experience in Projects Management, including at least one year working with non-profit organizations or Fresh Graduates .

Skills:

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software, such as Quick Books, ACCPAC, etc.
  • Ability to perform account reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of Project management.
  • Ability to Collect Data and Analyzing Data.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical and report presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Applicant Must Live in Morogoro

MODE OF APPLICATION:

  • If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, submit your Cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for MOSAPORG and curriculum vitae/Resume detailing your experience with three referees to mosaporgemployment@gmail.com or by posting to:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MOSAPORG ,
Mbuyuni Street/Near by Muslim University (MUM) Kihonda Maghorofani Ward
P.O. Box 1509,
Morogoro, Tanzania