The Rice Council of Tanzania (RCT) is the representative of private sector stakeholders in the rice value chain in Tanzania. It was registered June 2014. RCT membership include farmers (small, medium, large commercial and producer organizations); traders (small, medium and large); Millers (small, medium, large scale) and other processors; exporters, service providers ( private scector and NGO’s involved in extension, research, warehouses, market linkages and capacity building services), supplies of value chain entities, financial institutions in the rice value chain and NGOs supporting rice value development. Input suppliers; (large scale companies, medium agro-dealers, village based agents and agro-dealer associations is to enable the rice industry to increase productivity, production, processing and trade of quality rice, and subsequently increase profitability. Through the Council, private sectors entities along the rice chain including smallholder farmers expect to have a dialogue with the
government with a collective voice in the process of increasing food security and exploiting the potential of the rice industry in Tanzania. RCT is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the following positions

Experience: Minimum 5 years in financial and administration management, previous experience in managing relations with projects '
Education: Master's degree in Finance or Business administration, Knowledge of local accounting practices

Skills: Strong financial management skills, Fluent English with excellent writing and verbal communication skills, Excellent Excel skills, Strong organizational and leadership skills. At ease in working in a small structure, startup type, where tasks and responsibilities are in constant move. High level of autonomy at work, yet with profound team spirit, Adaptive, Patient, resilient and flexible, proactive and solutions oriented, Ability to work under time pressure

Summary of Purpose of Position
This position is responsible for ensuring that RCT operates at the leading edge of operational efficiency and service quality whilst supporting the Executive Director to deliver strategic plan and operational priorities.
Key responsibilities include:
Financial Management; Payroll Management; Office & Administration Management
Working closely with the Executive Director, the role has significant input into the human resources, infrastructure, risk management & compliance, Developing, documenting and implementation of quality systems and processes.
Reporting Relationships
The Finance & Administration Manager is responsible to the Executive Director, will also work with the external, auditors as required. The position works with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility.

Detailed Role Description
Budgets and Management Reporting
Preparation of management reports, Provide management reporting to Executive Director and RCT Finance and Audit Committee, prepare cash flow management processes to record & reconcile expenses against income and provide regular management reporting, Process accounts payables, obtain payment authorities, &--prepare, record and maintain all payments records, conduct regular reconciliations of all bank accounts and Maintain the Asset Register
Payroll Management
Prepare staff payroll, obtain approval and process to bank, Process leave records & accruals,- Support all other employer payroll related requirements.
Office & Administrative Management Role
Be accountable for and manage the reception & front office functions, the physical infrastructure for the operations e.g. premises, equipment and assets, the administrative function e.g. records management, inwards & outwards mail,
Strategic Plan
Work with the Executive Director and other staff to ensure systems and information collection can contribute to management reporting and reporting against Performance indicators in the Strategic Plan, participate in preparation of budgets and reviewing progress against budget.
Human Resource Management
Work with the Executive Director to contribute to Human Resource Management Issues including recruitment, induction, and development, job descriptions, conditions of employment, and HR Recod Keeping 
Risk Management
Work with the Executive Director to assess, arrange & review all insurance cover, Process claims &. maintain appropriate records.
Compliance Management
Work with the Executive Director to ensure compliance with sector requirements, Support annual audits & returns.
If you think you are fit for these positions Send your application (CV + Cover letter) indicating the position you are applying for, to inforcttz@gmail.com. Applications will be received and considered up to two weeks from the date of this Ad Please note that only candidates shortlisted will be contacted.
Source; Daily news 08th July 2015

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Master's degree in Finance or Business administration, Knowledge of local accounting practices
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21ST JULY 2015