Floating Lodge Accountant job at Shugulika Africa Limited
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Vacancy title:
Floating Lodge Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Shugulika Africa Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, December 01 2023 

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

Date Posted: Monday, November 20 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:
Our Client, a Hospitality Company is looking for a qualified candidate with excellent administrative and analytical financial skills to join the team. As a Floating Lodge Accounting Officer, you play a pivotal role in our financial management, demonstrating an independent mindset and ensuring the correct authorization and allocation of business expenditures.

To ensure success, the Floating Lodge Accountant should be very detail-oriented and be problem-solvers. He/she must also have strong mathematical and report writing skills.

Financial Management:
• Correct authorization and allocation of business expenditure.
• Demonstrate and lead with an independent mind that is capable of questioning the need/requirement for proposed business expenditure and/or to consider that the determined value is reasonable, fair and within acceptable market ranges.
• Timely and accurate recording of transactions, whether on the Panstrat system or within manual systems such that transactions are recorded on a day to day basis.
• Prepare supplier payment requests.
• Interpretation and analysis of management accounts.
• Assist with payroll preparation and reconciliations.
• Collation and resolution of general ledger queries.
• Resolve all queries on balance sheet reconciliation·
• Manage and update stock sheets.

• Meeting certain non-negotiable finance deadlines.
• Provide timely feedback on management accounts to the Regional Finance Manager.
• Driving monthly finance meetings to discuss financial performance – feedback of these meetings to be communicated to the Regional Finance Manager.
• Oversee and assist in the compiling of budgets and quarterly forecasts.
• Assist lodge managers/ Director with queries.
• Assisting with year-end audit.
• Reconciling various accounts including clearing accounts and inter lodge transactions.
• Manage and supervise all reports to ensure that their duties are performed in line with output requirements expected of the Accounting Officer.
Internal control environment & safeguarding of company assets and resources:
• Maintaining stock control procedures.
• Actively assist with month-end stock takes.
• Actively monitor, formulate and updating the internal controls within the lodge and conduct documented internal audits and spot checks where necessary.
• Actively practice the principle of professional skepticism on a day-to-day basis.
• A duty to investigate and follow up any occurrence or suspected occurrences where the company has or may suffer losses.
• Maintain a duty to ensure that company assets are, properly recorded, safeguarded and cared for by those responsible for their custody.
• Take full responsibility of petty cash, mobile wallets, company bank accounts.
• Perform regular audits on safari shop systems and processes.
• Reviewing that expenditure is kept in line with budge.
• Ensure that accurate documentation is kept on record Training.
• Assist all staff with Pan Strat.
• Assisting and training the lodge staff members in accounting principles.
• Review and train Front of House systems.

• Finance degree or relevant qualification (preferences will be given to candidates with a CPA).
• 3-4 years’ of working experience.
• Microsoft Office Computer literate - Excel basics are essential.
• PanStrat experience preferable.
• Fluent in English (oral and written).
• Analysis and problem solving.
• Critical thinking – always maintain a high level of professional skepticism.
• Independent and confident to ask and/or question costs or decision.
• Attention to detail.
• Teamwork / collaboration.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Good communication skills.
• Patience is a must.
• Result orientated and deadline driven.
• Sound Ethical standards.

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: Friday, December 01 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 20-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-11-2077
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