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Job Opportunity at Focus Africa International, Accountant

Job Opportunity at Focus Africa International

Job Opportunity at Focus Africa International, Accountant

Application deadline2022-03-27

Business / Employer name: Focus Africa International

Job Level: Mid level


Focus Africa is a non-governmental organization with the primary Programs in South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania and Kenya that promote ownership, alleviate poverty and promote sustainability in Africa and beyond, We seek to recruit an Accountant in our Tanzania office in Dar-res-Salam.

Duties and responsibilities

Process outgoing payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures

Writing and posting cheques in the system while ensuring correctness of the information.

To maintain Petty cash that is adequate for the petty expenses and ensures timely cash reimbursement

Issuing Purchase Orders on approved quotations including stock purchases

Maintenance of PO register, follow up on undelivered and problem orders to ensure that the goods and services are adequately delivered

To escalate any monthly outstanding orders so that further action can be taken by the management.

Authenticate quotations for main services and goods and also maintaining a quotations file for future records.

Reconciling supplier accounts for any reconciling items/transactions to get the correct and updated statement

Receipt of suppliers bills, verification and request for approval. Posting and filing the approved invoice voucher in outstanding/unpaid invoice file.

Produce costing for department utilities e.g. fuel, spares, stationeries etc.

Analyze all company costs Comparing with the budget costs and escalating to the management for course of further act

Receipt of stocks in the sage system to ensure that the stock ledger reconcile with the physically received goods.

Be involved in production of financial reports, P&L, Balance sheet and management reports

Compliance; reconciled Input VAT, filing of the same and all other statutory obligations

Any other that may be assignment by the management


Proven working experience as Accountant in an FMCG industry.

Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles

Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software

Proficiency in English and in MS Office

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

Application Procedure:

[email protected]  received by 27/03/2022

All applications to be received by 27/03/2022

Please note:

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis and Focus Africa reserves the right to fill this position before the deadline;


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