Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Accounts Assistant Job At Aga Khan Foundation Dar es salaam.


The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency  promoting creative and effective solutions to selected problems that impede social and economic development  in parts of Africa and Asia. AKF-Tanzania is part of the AKF-East Africa regional structure that supports programmes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. In Tanzania, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programmes in rural economic development, education, health, nutrition, early childhood development and civil society strengthening. AKF has a strong team with operations in  Dar-es-salaam, Mtwara, Lindi, Arusha, Mwanza, Morogoro and Zanzibar.

AKF is looking for a dynamic and skilled professional who can take on the role of Accounts Assistant for the AKF Dar es Salaam Office. This position will report to the Financial Accountant.

Key responsibilities:
    Processing of payments including review of supporting documents for reasonability and completeness
    Accurate data entry into the Financial Information System (iScala) and timely filling of all financial documents
    Cash management including bank balances and petty cash, monthly bank and petty cash reconciliations, cash replenishment and review of petty cash requests
    Disbursement of payments to suppliers and reconciliation of payables and receivables
    Raise receipts for cash received and deposits
    Perform all Bank agent duties
    Timely preparation, reconciliation, payment and submission of various statutory obligation.
    Generate and dispatch Rental invoices to tenants on quarterly basis, and booking of all rental income received.
    Management of staff advances and accountabilities.

Qualifications required.

    A diploma/Advanced diploma in Accounting or equivalent professional qualification
    A minimum of 1 year experience preferably with a development agency or a non-government organization
    Proficieny in an accounting package, preferably in iScala would be an advantage
    Computer literate with full command over excel
    Good spoken and written English.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter quoting the title of the position, a CV and the names and contact information of three referees (at least two of which must be professional) before the close of business on January 26, 2018, by e-mail to recruit.akftz@akdn.org  or to

Aga Khan Foundation,
Tanzania Office,
P.0 Box 125,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Please quote the title of the position applied for in the e-mail subject line or on  the application envelope. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org).

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