Project Accountant job at Chemonics

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

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

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, September 15 2023 

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

Date Posted: Monday, August 28 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Chemonics seeks a Project Accountant for the USAID Tanzania Lishe Mtambuka Activity, also known as the Regional Multi Sectoral Nutrition Activity. The five-year project aims to strengthen health and food market systems that promote the adoption of optimal nutrition-related behaviors across a range of stakeholders in targeted regions in Tanzania. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Responsibilities include:
• Managing both the day-to-day and the strategic financial administration of Lishe Mtambuka in compliance with USAID regulations and Chemonics’ policies and procedures.
• Implementing proper protocols to ensure the project office is operating under consistent financial practices.
• Working with appropriate counterparts to ensure proper tax withholdings and filings and overseeing payroll administration for project employees.
• Maintaining a good working relationship with the project’s bank, ensuring banking activities are processed in a timely and professional manner.
• Assisting with the preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly budget reforecasts for project operations expenses.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, auditing, business administration, or related field and an ACA/ACCA/CPA qualification.
• Minimum four years post-qualification experience as an accountant, auditor, or finance professional; experience as an accountant with a NGO, development contractor, or donor agency preferred.
• Experience administering payroll; strong knowledge of Tanzanian tax regulations.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology and an ability to understand accounting practices and procedures; to analyze data, narrative reports and workload flow charts, etc.
• Proficiency in Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

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, September 15 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 28-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-08-2077
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