Senior Accountant

Type: Full Time Deadline: 0 months, 3 days
Category: Accounting & Bookkeeping Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Oil, Gas & Petrochemical ,
Job Level: Supervisory

Roles and Responsibilities

Check and analyze financial information and prepare more complex financial reports and accounting statements so that senior management has accurate and timely information for making financial decisions.

Coordinate the issuance of monthly reports and financial reports such as: Income Statement, Balance sheet, Account consolidation, and consolidation of Tangible Tangible and Intangible assets, weekly and monthly Margins. Budget reports, Investment Projects control. Prepare Reports weekly, monthly and annually. Assist in development of budget. Perform and review account reconciliations.

Schedule monthly tax payments, VAT( with the monthly sales and purchases records), perform reconciliation of income tax withholdings, arrange payments on accounts, Keep records of excise duties deducted by the Bank for payments made to suppliers.

Keep control of such legal books and records of accounts as: General Ledger, Sales records, purchase records, Inventory.

Assist in managing the credit process by working closely with internal /External auditor to ensure that the required information is provided timely so that the audit can be completed as scheduled.

Assist in preparation of annual financial report including financial statements, notes, supporting schedules, transmittal letter and statistical information.

Train, test and ensure integrity of the financial system ( controls and technology). Train, test and maintain the financial software system and its integrity.

Attend meeting and participate on behalf of finance when needed.

Prepare provisional tax returns and ensure that provisional tax payments are done timely.

Prepare VAT returns on monthly basis and submit to TRA on time.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in accounting or Finance
  • 4/5 years of experience in an industrial business including up to 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • CPA or post graduate degree is preferred.
  • Experience in preparing budgets
  • Familiarity with NAVISION systems. Hyperion, vision, office Advanced Excel, Database Management.

Experience Requirements


  • Accounting Knowledge.
  • Knowledge of applicable local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Ability to compile, analyze data and prepare complex financial reports and statements.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Fluent in English ( other languages will be a plus)



  • Ability to prioritize and schedule work
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written.
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Leadership skills
  • Good organizational skills.

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