Cheif Accountant Job at Fastlink Safaris & Tours - Career Opportunity in Tanzania
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Vacancy title:
Cheif Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Fastlink Safaris & Tours

Deadline of this Job:
15 January 2021  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, January 07, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Chief Accountant
We are currently seeking an experienced, and thorough chief accountant to join our rapidly growing firm. In this role, you will demonstrate your management skills and accounting expertise in a variety of personal and corporate accounting practices, including overseeing payroll and taxes.
Job Description:
As part of the management team, the chief accountant handles his/her team in resolving conflicts, delegating, and organizing tasks, as well as motivating and leading teams during project developments. A chief accountant also ensures that the company abides with the set of laws implemented by the state related to taxes and handling financial transactions. Other tasks of chief accountants include monitoring the financial position, financial performance, and cash flows of the company; revising any discrepancies of reports; and checking the company’s assets and liabilities that could affect its equity in the future. .

Duties and responsibilities:
• Manage and oversee the entire accounting team
• Conduct all necessary training to keep the team’s skills and knowledge up to date
• See that tax interviews are conducted properly with clients
• Ensure that all necessary documents are requested, collected, and compiled
• Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accurac
• Advise business owners and individuals regarding the tax code
• Oversee the processing of state and federal payroll taxes
• Maintain current and garner new client relationships
• Monitor and mentor/train junior staff, clerks, and bookkeepers
• Detect and address potential compliance issues proactively
• Maintain compliance with all state and federal regulations at all times
• Uphold the excellent reputation of our firm
• Maintain constant communication with the IRS, state agencies, and our clients
• See that tax consults and onboarding procedures are in place for new clients
• Maintain highly organized and updated client files
• Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals
• Report directly to the operations manager

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and skills:
• self-motivation
• integrity
• ability to reflect on one's own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
• business acumen and interest
• organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines
• team working ability
• communication and interpersonal skills
• proficiency in IT
• analytical ability
• a methodical approach and problem-solving skills
• Work experience as an Accountant
• Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally
• Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Hands-on experience with accounting software like Fresh Books and QuickBooks
• Advanced MS Excel skills including V lookups and pivot tables
• Experience with general ledger functions

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Education Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  15 January 2021
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 07-01-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-01-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-01-2065
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