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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (1 POST –DAR) - Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)
Vacancies Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is one of Africa's most eminent health research organizations. With a history of more than 50 years, IHI is an independent, non-profit organization, registered in Tanzania and led by Tanzanians. IHI conducts a wide range of health-related research, including biomedical and environmental studies, trials of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics, health-systems research, and monitoring and evaluation. IHI invites applications from interested, suitable and qualified Tanzanians to fill the following positions. SENIOR ACCOUNTANT - ERP IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT- (1POST –DAR) POSITION SUMMARY Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) seeks exceptional individuals to strengthen the Finance & Accounts department to meet standards of excellence required of a world-class research institute Senior Accountant ERP implementation and support reports to Chief Finance Officer will be responsible for the successful financial implementation of new systems initiatives with financial impact and the day to day operational support of the financial systems across IHI. DUTIES OF SENIOR ACCOUNTANT - ERP IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT. • Strong technical accountant able to pick up quickly on IHI’s systems and processes in order to train other staff • Understand IHI internal and external reporting needs such as statutory, donor and management reporting • Document IHI’s processes and needs to translate into system requirements • Determine essential go live needs and communicate these to CFO on an ongoing basis • Highlight problem areas that need urgent attention in order to remain on tight go live dates for projects and within the day to day operations of the businesses. • Learn how to set up and use the ERP system at each site to be able to operationally support, extend and maintain. • Liaise with other senior accountants and each site to develop and maintain IHI’s new chart of accounts • Monitoring the upload of approved budget for multi-cost center in the accounting software. • Closely follow-up on the system enhancement on the budgetary control processes in each cost centre as well as total budget, • Provide written update report to the project owner on a monthly basis tracking spend, achievement and risks and a weekly project highlight on report identifying achievement and risks. • Strong technical accountant able to pick up quickly on IHI’s systems and processes in order to train other staff. • Understand IHI internal and external reporting needs such as statutory, donor and management reporting QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. • University degree in accounting and finance, professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CA, CPA or equivalent will be an added advantage. • Applicants will ideally have experience in systems implementations and will have super user capability. With experience of more than 5 years at the senior level in the complex accounting environment, including leadership role in a business strategy, planning or analytics. MODE OF APPLICATION: Candidates meeting the above job requirements should send: - letter of application - detailed CV including contact details and referees - scan/photocopy of academic and professional certificates to the following address:- Chief of Professional Development Ifakara Health Institute, Kiko Avenue, Mikocheni, P.O.Box 78373, Dar es Salaam. E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The dead line for submission of application is 05th July 2015.Only successful candidates will be called for Interviews. ===========
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University degree in accounting and finance, professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CA, CPA or equivalent will be an added advantage.