Assistant Accountant – Expenditure job at Tanganyika Law Society (TLS)
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Assistant Accountant – Expenditure

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Tanganyika Law Society (TLS)

Deadline of this Job:
19 June 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary
The Assistant Accountant –Expenditure is responsible for supporting the financial operations of an
organization by assisting in the management of expenditure-related activities.
This role involves maintaining accurate financial records, monitoring expenses, analyzing financial data, and assisting in the preparation of financial reports. The Assistant Accountant – Expenditure works closely with the accounting team to ensure the smooth flow of financial information and adherence to financial regulations in line with TLS Financial policy.

Scope of Work

• Monitor compliance to TLS financial policy and procedures
• Review all payables’ documents to verify completeness, validity and accuracy before preparing payments for suppliers.
• Ensure that all transactions are processed correctly and comply with TLS approved financial policy and procedures
• Process payments to suppliers based on reconciliation of invoices, purchase orders and receiving documents
• Monitor expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels
• Ensure that financial and accounting records are properly managed, posted accurately and timely
• Maintain accurately the Petty Cash float and ensure that expenditures are made for allowed purposes as stipulated in the financial policy
• Ensure that all computations and payments regarding statutory compliance e.g., PAYE are being made accurately and promptly to avoid penalties and related fines
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements and bring any material variances to the attention of the Finance Manager for follow up and actions
• Prepare monthly and quarterly budget against expenditure reports and submit to the Finance Manager for verification and approval
• Ensure that TLS expenditure reports meet the applicable reporting standards
• Support external and internal audit function by providing required information
• Perform any activity assigned by his/her supervisor

Qualification of the Applicant

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or its equivalent from a recognized institution
• Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a reputable institution
• Familiarity and experience with international public sector accounting standards
• Familiarity and experience with Tanzania financial accounting standards
• Strong command of English and Kiswahili (written and spoken)
• Proven ability in compiling and analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports
• Experience in automated accounting packages is a plus
• Very conversant with spreadsheets
• Must be detail oriented
• Ability to learn fast
• Able to work under pressure
• CPA and audit experience is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

If you have interest working with TLS, please email us your application, CV and at least 2 samples of your written work relevant to this position. Explain in your application why you are the most ideal candidate for the job.

Send your application to: 

All applications should be addressed to the Executive Director, Tanganyika Law Society, P.O. Box 2148, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 June 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 07-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-06-2067
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