Project Accountant – PASADA

Roles and Responsibilities
To assist the project manager in coordinating and supervising all the financial functions of the program and the project. This shall include the timely preparation and submission of all program financial and accounting reports and documents including cash books, payment vouchers, bank reconciliation statements, budget compliance reports and any other financial reports that may be required by USAID Kizazi kipya project and to submit such reports to PASADA Senior Accountant in compliance with the reporting requirements of the kizazi kipya project
To liaise with the Senior Accountant whenever required on transactions for review and subsequently posting to the system.
To receive Requisition (Request) forms from Administrative Assistant/ Cashier/Procurement Officer for review and checking the accuracy and other compliance matters before tracking with budgets.
To batch the transactions for payment through mobile payment platforms.
To collaborate with Program staff to prepare cash projections monthly.
To work with Assistant Accountant/Cashier on Cost Share filling and documentation.
To advise the Senior Accountant on the formulation, review and implementation of policies that enhance the financial viability, effective cost management and optimized resource mobilization and utilization.
To work closely with Cashier/ Assistant Accountant in handling retirements.
To provide sufficient information to the Senior Accountant on retirements trends on weekly basis.
To implement the existing internal financial controls of the organization and the project and to advise the Senior Accountant if additional controls are required
To be proactive in the development and implementation of sound accounting and financial management systems and procedures for the organization for the organization based on standard accounting principles
To coordinate all Zonal project finances and the preparation, implementation and control of the annual and any supplementary budgets of the Zone.
To review purchase orders prepared by the project staff and to facilitate procurement of office supplies, equipments, furniture and services
To ensure compliance with the procurement policies and guidelines of the organization and the Kizazi kipya requirements
To maintain an up to date register of the assets and stores of the organization and to ensure proper accountability of the same including proper use and custody of the properties of the organization such as consumable office items and fuel to motor vehicles
To ensure that the recommendations made or issues raised by the internal and external auditors are implemented or addressed without delay
To cooperate with external auditors to ensure that within three months of the end of each financial year, draft accounts of the preceding financial year are submitted for audit

Required Qualification:
Degree holder in accountancy
Work experience in Donor funded Projects work for at least 3 years
Experience in Various Accounting software packages for both International and local finance requirement including SERENIC Navigator, etc

Compensation:
In addition to a competitive compensation and benefit package, both positions offer a very attractive work schedule.

Method of Application
All applications letters should indicate the position and Council of interest on the envelope and if it is through email, then on the Subject, attached with detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates, testimonials, transcripts and names of two referees and day time telephone number for confidential contact should be sent NOT LATER than 29th December 2020, interested candidates are also encour­aged to physically bring their application at Temeke Chang’ombe opposite Police Chang’ombe within Catholic Church Compound., only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The contact address is;

The PASADA Executive Director PASADA
P. O. Box 70225
DAR ES SALAAM,
Tanzania.
E-mail: recruitment@pasada.or.tz
The deadline for submitting the application is 29 December, 2020

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