Finance Assistant
Kiswahili
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Finance Assistant

full-time

Finance Assistant

Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

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Overview

Responsible for providing support for record-keeping of financial transactions and budget requirements.Responsible for providing support for record-keeping of financial transactions and budget requirements.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing support for information for the Swahili Coast financial reporting requirements
  • Assists management in the preparation and completion and timely submission of information for reports
  • Responsible for accounting data entry including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger accounts
  • Responsible for ajira completing and documenting transactions, effecting payment against approved invoices, and ensuring all appropriate payments/income is recorded according to organization policy
  • Assist with monthly accounting closing process including bank reconciliations, other account reconciliations and end of year closing/audit processes
  • Responsible for Inputting Bank Transactions
  • Review and Reconcile petty cash for the Country  offices;  
  • Monitor funds, ensuring that up to date records of expenditures are kept and that they comply with budget allocations and donor requirements;  
  • Monitor the budget Vs actual (BVA) before processing any payment to ensure we are within the budget.
  • Completion of payment vouchers and ensuring proper and relevant approvals are done.
  • Process both bank and petty cash payments
  • Responsible for providing support for audit document requirements and reports
  • Assist with ensuring compliance  with finance department procedures manual and forms
  • Responsible for records management for financial files; assist in the development of records management procedures and processes
  • Support program staff, affiliated organizations, and partners for proposals and budget preparation
  • Reconcile all staff advances in the country office;   
  • Ensure compliance with financial statutory matters;  
  • Conduct partner site visits every quarter. 
  • Support program staff, affiliated organizations, and partners for proposals and budget preparation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • At least 3 years of work experience in financial bookkeeping
  • Ability to work and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Good understanding of administrative, financial, and general management principles 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to analyze data, along with the capacity to accurately perform a variety of financial tasks by organizing and establishing priorities
  • Experience and proficiency in financial software and reporting systems
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
The position will be closed on Friday, September 11, 2020
 
The Gross Salary for this post is TZS 1,398,000/= there will no salary negotiation for this post.
 
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
 
Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.
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  • Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Job Title: Finance Assistant
  • Application Deadline: 2020-09-11
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