Job Summary

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Tanzania plans to hire an accountant for the Lake Zone. The accountant will be based in Mwanza and handle the accounts for both the Regional Institute Board and the Regional Baha’i Council in the lake zone.

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

Job Description

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Tanzania plans to hire an accountant for  the Lake Zone. The accountant will be based in Mwanza and handle the accounts for both  the Regional Institute Board and the Regional Baha’i Council in the lake zone. 

Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting or related field
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Competencies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft excel and other office programs
  • Knowledge of one or more accounting packages such as Tally or Quick Books
  • Ability to write and speak english

Personal Qualities
  • Competent
  • Trustworthy
  • Careful and accurate
  • Analytical
  • Diligent in following up on outstanding advances and expense reports
  • Able to get work done on time
  • Good work ethic (shows up to work on time, gets along with others, gets work done on  time, able to work without close supervision) 
Applicants should be from Mwanza, Kagera, Shinyanga or Mara regions.

Key Responsibilities
a. Write payment vouchers
b. Do monthly bank reconciliations
c. Verify that funds withdrawn from bank have been properly authorized
d. Maintain finance files
e. Follow up and get expenditure reports and receipts for all funds issued
f. Maintain a ledger with outstanding advances that have not been accounted for
g. Maintain a ledger with outstanding balances held by CICs and ATC Secretaries
h. Prepare monthly finance reports for RBC and NIB.
i. Monitor expenses against budget
j. Send reports and supporting documents to the National Treasurer’s office.
k. Prepare annual contribution and expenditure reports for each cluster
l. Assist with regional planning and budgeting
m. Provide information and analysis as requested by the National Treasurer’s Office
n. Assist in answering queries from the auditor

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