LOCATION:                               DAR ES SALAAM TRCS HQ
REPORTS TO:                            DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
PROJECT END:                          ONE YEAR PROGRAM
Major responsibilities:
Senior LIFE program accountant should perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses of the LIFE program.

His/her day-to-day responsibilities include:
§  Analyzing complex LIFE program financial reports and records
§  Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
§  Reviewing journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy
§  Training and mentoring junior staff
§  Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
§  Assisting with financial and tax audits: utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and program practices
§  Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team
§  Coordinating more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
§  Senior program accountant should work closely with Program accountant and liaise between junior accountants and accounting managers and directors, serving to enforce and monitor compliance with Tanzania Red Cross Society -wide accounting policies and procedures
§  Facilitates timely payments of LIFE staff salaries, CHBCP allowances and regional working advances.

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Essential skills for senior accountants:
§  Should acquire a bachelor degree in accounting most preferable CPA and three years working experience in health programs
§   M- Pesa payments system experience is an added advantage
§  Highly detail-oriented and organized
§  Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
§  Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
§  Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
§  The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level
§  A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
§  Excellent written and oral communication skills
§  Effective team management capabilities
§  A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
§  The willingness to note relevant trends and develop ideas
§  The ability to work as an authoritative figure in a busy team
§  A senior program accountant, professionals must demonstrate expert knowledge of accounting principles and familiarity accounting software and programs, as well as an ability to grasp Tanzania Red cross financial policies and protocols.
If you are interested in the positions, apply by sending a brief application letter, clearly stating why you should be considered for the position and how you will add value. With the letter, concise curriculum vitae should be enclosed showing briefly your achievement /accomplishments for you to deserve to be considered for the position.

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Deadline: 15th September, 2015

Applications should be addressed to:

Deputy Secretary General
Head Office, Plot No. 53, Block C Mikocheni,
Old Bagamoyo Road, P.O. Box 1133,
Dar es Salaam

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