Assistant Project Accountant job at CEELS
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Vacancy title:
Assistant Project Accountant

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

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Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, March 21 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Sumbawanga, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 18 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Overview
• CEELS is looking for an Assistant Project Accountant to ensure that there is check and balance in the handling, accounting, reporting, and disbursing of funds in the project. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the Project Accountant with all project financial activities required to successfully implementation of the project.

Assistant Project Accountant duties and responsibilities:
• Maintain the organization’s general accounting system and track expenditures or transactions related to the project
• Review the presence of relevant financial documents and signed proof of payment for each expense, including salaries and travels cost (invoice, receipt, etc)
• Preparation of payments according to funds availability
• File financial data & documents in an organized and orderly way as soft copy and hard copy, committing to the requirements
• Preparing financial reports for the project in a timely manner as per the requirements within stipulated deadlines
• Reconcile on a monthly basis the project bank account with bank statements
• Provide the organization with a monthly budget comparison for each of organization’s project
• Prepare payroll of organization’s employees.
• Prepare statutory returns
• Proceed to back up the data from the accounting system
• Preparation and submission of employees’ Social Security benefits and Tax on Salary

• Possess at least 3 years of working experience in donor funded projects Work experience as an Accountant
• Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (IPSAS and IFRS)
• Hands-on experience with accounting software mainly QuickBooks
• Conversant with accounting packages – particularly, Quick books
• Must have working knowledge of Tanzanian laws, regulations, taxation, and other government compliance requirements
• Good organizational skills, punctuality, and ability to meet deadlines
• Team spirit
• Detail-oriented
• Self-motivated and trustworthy
• Experience with general ledger functions
• Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
• BA/BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
• Additional certification (CPA) is a plus

Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, March 21 2024
Duty Station: Sumbawanga
Posted: 18-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-03-2065
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