Accountant job at Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA)

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, November 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Pemba, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 17 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The project
LVIA is looking for an Accountant to be employed in the framework of the EU funded project
“Kijani Pemba – Strenghtening Urban Eco-Resilience in Chake Chake and Mkoani”
The specific objective of the project isto promote inclusive and sustainable growth in Chake Chake
and Mkoani areas, South Pemba, by increasing climate urban resilience and access to basic
services, socio-economic opportunities and decision making, especially for women and youth in
the urban poor communities.

This objective can be achieved through the following expected results:
• improved dialogue for participatory and coherent territorial planning among Local Authorities,
• communities and CSO;
• improved connectivity, coverage and access to safe water and sanitation, for public and social
• facilities, with a specific focus on girls and women’s access to services;
• socio-economic inclusion and economic empowerment of young people, girls and women, is
• promoted through environmentally sensitive waste managementservices and green small local
• businesses.

Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator and Country Representative the
Accountant will be responsible of the following duties:


• Responsible for the financial management and reporting of the project, in collaboration with
• the Project coordinator and under the supervision of the Country Administrator in Dodoma and in Italy
• Follow procedures and guidelines to accurately maintain the organization’s financial records and transactions
• Ensuring the timely payment of taxes & insurance, keeping track of staff annual leaves
• Managing the monthly payroll of LVIA staff
• Collects and analyses accounting documents, prepares bank transfers, ordinary and tax payments, manages tenders, procurements and purchases on site.
• Performing day-to-day accounting activities – registrations, cheques, bank transfers, reconciliation
• Updating the LVIA accounting software, checking the bank & cash balances at the end of each month
• Checking accountancy documents from partner organizations regarding their eligibility
• Preparing all the necessary documents for external auditing

• Able to give great attention to details, prioritazing and meeting multiple deadlines
• Good interpersonal communication, report writing and computing skills
• Be well organized and work independently and as part of a team
• Problem solving skills
• Sensitive to gender equality issues

• At least bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent & CPA Holder;
• Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience as Accountant, Finance officer or related, including supervisory experience;
• Previous experiences with international NGOs and donor funded project
• Proven experience in preparing budgets, compiling & analyzing data, and preparing financial reports
• Experience in supporting EU project implementation and knowledge of PRAG 2021 Knowledge of local laws, codes and regulation
• Proficiency in English and proven ability to write official reports and documents in English and Kiswahili; Computer literature, advanced Excel;
• The Employee is requested to keep a flexible attitude and good degree of adaptation to possible modifications and/or integration to the foreseen duties on the basis of necessities that may arise locally, and to make an effort to integrate his/her work in the wider context of LVIA presence in
• Tanzania in order to facilitate consistency and continuity among current and prospective projects.

• Relevant courses / certificates
• Knowledge of various accounting tools (NPS, etc.)
• Valid motorcycle riding permit

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

We want to make sure we select candidates who pay attention to details and are able to
understand and follow organizational procedures.

Only the applications adhering to the following instructions will be taken into consideration:
1. Submit your application via email before 17:00 (EAT) of the 30 th of November 2023
to thisemail address: 
2. The object shall state: “Application for Project Assistant/MEAL officer”.
3. Attach your Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter with a minimum of three references.
4. Do NOT attach at this stage Certificates or Transcripts; we will request them only for
shortlisted candidates.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2023
Duty Station: Pemba
Posted: 17-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-11-2067
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