Job Summary

The finance assistant is responsible for supporting management of financial transactions and preparation of periodic management financial statements.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

A: Job Title: Finance Assistant

B: Company overview

Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) is building the first dialysis chain across East Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at an affordable cost to both the local patient population and patients from neighboring countries, which do not have centers of their own. AHN brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing world practical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality dialysis treatment. In North America, over 97% of patients requiring treatment for kidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5% receive care. AHN's goal is to increase access to high quality care at a lower cost to patients, delivered through a sustainable business model.

AHN is undergoing rapid growth in Tanzania and is looking for a finance assistant that will support continuous ethical management of financial transactionsand work closely with the Financial Controller (FO), Operations Manager, Country Head and the CEO to build the business.

C: Job summary: 

The finance assistant is responsible for supporting continuous management of financial transactions and periodic generation of management financial statements on monthly basis, quarterly basis and annual basis.

D: Duties and responsibilities

  • Executing daily transactions classification and recording keeping using Microsoft excel.
  • Posting transactions on Quick Books basing on accrual accounting principle.
  • Updating accounts payable and receivables on Microsoft excel spreadsheets and on Quick Books, basing on payments, debit notes and credit notes.
  • Analyzing financial data using Microsoft excel functions.
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing with all files and correspondence
  • Facilitating preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on daily clinical bills and trackers.
  • Support writing of progress and annual reports.
  • Support the development of information and policy.
  • Administrative and project liaison support.
  • Follow-up report submission and disbursement of funds.
  • Assist the due diligence processes of potential partners.
  • Maintain and regularly update travel plans and provide updated reports to the team.
  • Communicate with travel agencies to obtain estimated fares.
  • Reconcile travel expenditures for all team members and submit them for authorization and payment.
  • The post holder may additionally be called upon to undertake any other duties and tasks appropriate to the role and level of the position.
  • Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.
E: Requirements
  •  Bachelor’s degree required in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Either having an ‘’A’’ or '’B’’ in Basic Mathematics and English on Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (CSEE)
  •  At least 2 years of experience in Finance, Accountancy or operations management
  • Strong understanding of IAS, IFRSs and Tanzania tax laws
  • Work experience in healthcare sector is a plus
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience building and maintaining customer and supplier relationships
  • Ability to work through sensitive political contexts and develop strong relationships with government officials and multilateral organizations
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Speaks fluent English and Swahili

 F: Mode of Application

  •  All eligible applicants a re encouraged to apply via Brighter Monday only.
G: Ethical Concern
  • Africa Healthcare Network  Tanzania (AHN) in an equal opportunity employer, therefore all ethical and competent applicants from all races, gender and all ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


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