Accounting Coordinator

at The Small Things
Published June 12, 2022
Location Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  



We are looking for an extremely organized, experienced individual for this role, and will be able to offer a starting salary up to 1m TZS/month, based on experience. There is lots of room to grow into a higher level position at higher pay, as well, for the right person. You will be supervising 1 Finance Officer and 1 Finance Intern for now.


Key Responsibilities:


Maintain all program accounts and prepare monthly reports with the finance officer

With finance officer, posting all transactions into Quick Books

Create monthly projections to estimate cash needs

Follows all procedures for cash approval and promptly report issues that arise

Work with the auditor to ensure ongoing compliance with the Finance Officer, the Child Welfare Manager and the Managing director

Promptly prepare the monthly budget and send to ED and MD

Reconcile all financial transactions by the end of month

Be responsible for the accounting policy and governance

With the Child Welfare Manager and the Managing director, manage and prepare the staff payroll document

Prepare and submit a detailed budget, including the tabulation of the accrued employee benefits and taxes, for each program.

With the Managing director, organize the fiscal documents

With the Board Treasurer, oversee the overall financial management, planning systems and control.

File the SDL & PAYE Monthly Return & Semi Annual PAYE Return

File Return of Estimates and Return of Income Each Year

File NSSF, WCF, NIF Monthly Return and Adjustment if any.

Prepare Monthly Bank Reconciliations statements each individual program budgets

Lead the annual budget and the future planning annual budget meeting with the CEO

Manage the cash flow and liquidity (especifically relating to operation policy)

File SDL and payee, monthly return and semiannual return

File return of income annually and return of estimate annually on TRA E – Filings.

File NSSF, WCF,NHIF monthly return and file any adjustment

Prepare the monthly bank reconciliations statement on each organizations bank account i.e USD & TZS

Before spending the money, inform the Executive and Managing director of any upcoming, unexpected and unbudgeted expenditure and its effect on the balance.

Administration area


Conduct weekly meetings with the finance officer for review

Attend weekly finance meetings with the Managing Director and the Child Welfare Manager for review

Attend weekly management meetings and give update

Attend board meeting (Tanzania)

Attend, when requested, the finance, compliance and construction committees.

Making sure the organization complies with all government regulations

Create support toolkit for organizations setting up their financial services for the first time


How to apply


Email with your CV and cover letter

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