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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Retainer Accounting Firm/Authorised Accountant at Sugar Industry Development Trust Fund (SIDTF)




The sugar industry is one of the largest agro-based industries in Tanzania. The industry provides substantial direct and indirect employment through sugarcane cultivation, sugar manufacturing and related services. Growth of the sugar industry therefore holds great prospects for economic development and employment creation. With an objective of fostering sustainable development of the sugar industry, key Sugar Industry Stakeholders established the Sugar Industry Development Trust Fund (SIDTF), for promoting sugar industry activities, in particular, contributing to the funding of Sugar Industry Research and Training activities, through voluntary contributions from manufactured sugar. The Fund is managed by the Board of Trustees representing the Government (Ministry of Agriculture and the Sugar Board of Tanzania), Tanzania Sugar Producers Association and Cane Growers Associations.

Retainer Accounting Firm/Certified Public Accountant Services:

SIDTF is looking for the services of an Accounting firm or an individual Certified Public Accountant to provide Accounting services on a retainer basis.


The Accounting firm/individual Certified Public Accountant shall perform professional ajira level accounting duties involving preparing, maintaining, analysing, verifying, reconciling financial transactions, preparing financial statements, records, and reports. The Accounting Firm/Certified Public Accountant shall guide Accounting personnel of SIDTF and ensure that financial statements are prepared in compliance with applicable accounting standards and statutory requirements.

Qualification and Experience:

For Accounting Firm: Authorised Professional Accounting Firm with more than three years’ experience in Accounting and Finance undertakings.

For Individual Accountant: A Holder of CPA with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting and finance. Compensations:

Retainer Fee: Retainer fee for provision of accounting services is negotiable. An indication of remuneration expectations should be included in the application.

Mode of Application:

Applicants are required to submit their applications together with profiles/CV on their Professional Accounting experiences to the SIDTF Fund Secretary, at the email address below, not later than 15th June 2021.

Fund Secretary
Sugar Industry Development Trust Fund
Sukari House, 3rd Floor,
Sokoine Drive/Ohio Street