Overview

Positions: Accountant/Cashier (1Post)

Reports to: Finance & Procurement Manager

Job Location: Dar es Salaam (TCRS Head Quarters)

Applications Deadline: 03rd December 2021

Background

Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS) used to be the Field Program of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF/DWS), carrying out a programme of humanitarian, relief, and development activities with refugees and marginalized poor people in Tanzania. However, in 2006 the organization was localized and registered as a Local NGO in Tanzania. The Primary functions of TCRS are to carry out humanitarian, relief and development works in Tanzania. Currently, TCRS works in Humanitarian, Emergency Response, Relief, and Community Empowerment Programs with both refugees and local communities in various parts of Tanzania.

ACCOUNTANT/CASHIER (1 Post)

The Accountant/Cashier will be based at TCRS Dar Es Salaam (head Quarters). She/he will be reporting to the Finance and Procurement Manager and shall generally have the following duties and responsibilities:

 

Responsible for preparing and maintaining of cash book, petty cash book, petty cash vouchers and handling daily cash transaction of the organisation
Responsible for preparation of cheques, bank transfer, and other bank transactions to suppliers, consultants, and funds transfer to project are paid on duly authorized payment
Ensure staff travel allowances and salaries are paid on time.
Ensure cashbook transactions have the required supporting documents
Responsible for withdrawing and depositing cash and cheque in the
Ensure all unused receipts, cheques and other related documents are safely
Prepare journal entries and post them to the accounting system
Responsible for reconciliation of project petty cash and Bank account against the general
Responsible for follow up of staff imprests, salary advances, creditors, debtors, travel allowances records and ensure timely deduction and monthly schedules are reported to the Finance and Procurement Manager on time
Ensure all statutory deductions are promptly paid and submitted to the respective authority
Responsible for timely record of income/grants received and issue the required official receipt
Responsible for preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports.
Prepare monthly, quarterly annual, and any other financial reports as required by
Ensure full participation during preparation of organization
To perform any other duties that may be required by the supervisor
Qualifications:

 

Degree in Accountancy (with 2 years of experience) or Diploma in Accountancy (with 3 years of experience).
Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
Experience using financial Accounting software
Advanced MS Excel skills
Knowledge of financial regulations
Excellent analytical and numerical skills
Sharp time management skills
Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
Analytical Skills: Able to analyze various Accounting issues in relation to the organizational
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
Remuneration Package:

Attractive and basing on the Current TCRS Salary Structure

MODE OF APPLICATION

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Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV through Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

Applicants MUST attach their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Application Deadline: 03.12.2021

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