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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Accountant (entry level) – 20 Posts at Bank of Tanzania


The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania’s Central Bank, is looking for suitably qualified young Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the following vacant positions at the Head Office, Dodoma, Sub Head Offices in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar and its Branches in Arusha, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza and Training Institute, Mwanza.

Position: Accountant (entry level) – 20 Posts


Reports to: Head of Division

Contract type: Permanent and Pensionable


Job Purpose:

To execute accounting duties in accordance with accounting principles and standards.

Key Performance Areas:

a) Prepare, examine and analyse periodic statements of financial position and statement of comprehensive income to assess accuracy, completeness and conformity to reporting standards;

b) Monitor and review accounting entries and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;

c) Resolve accounting entries discrepancies;

d) Review and recommend International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) which are relevant to the Bank;

e) Reconcile internal and intermediary accounts;

f) Maintain accounting records and prepare accounts and management information;

g) Provide advice and support to internal and external auditors in completing audits;

h) Examine and verify payments;

i) Perform other related duties as may be assigned.

Education/Professional Qualifications required:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from accredited institution with at least upper second class.

CPA (T) qualification or its equivalent.

Fresh graduate or with experience of not more than three (3) years.

General Conditions:

a) Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contact address, email and telephone numbers.

b) Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.

c)Applicants must attach the following:

i. Certified copies of Degree or Advanced Diploma  certificates.

ii. Certified copies of Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.

iii. Certified Professional Certifications from respective professional bodies

iv. Certified birth certificates.

v. One recent passport size photograph.

d) Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted.

e) Applicants should indicate two reputable referees with their reliable contacts.

f) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary and advanced level education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).

g) Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

h) Applicants are required to apply for one position only. Applicants who will apply for more than one position will be disqualified.

i) Applicants must indicate the position applied for on top of the envelope with the application letter.

j)Applicants are required to disclose relevant information in their applications. Giving false or incomplete information will lead to disqualification at any time during the recruitment process or after appointment.

k)Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a duly signed application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and certified certificates to the following address:

Deputy Governor,

Administration and Internal Controls,

Bank of Tanzania,

2 Mirambo Street,


Closing Date and Time: 18th June 2021 at 16.00 pm.