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Friday, August 6, 2021

Finance Director for KOICA project at Good Neighbors


Job advertisement

Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The aim is to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. In Tanzania it was officially established on 2005 and our efforts work towards creating environment where children’s rights are protected and sustainable development of communities through empowerment, leadership and ownership.

Good Neighbors Tanzania is looking for individuals to join our highly motivated team in the following role;

Position: Finance Director for KOICA project

*Project: Enhancing the Quality of Secondary School Education through a holistic approach, Zanzibar, Tanzania (EQSSE-Z) funded by KOICA.

Reports to: Managing Director

Location:  Kinazini – Zanzibar

Contract Duration: 4 Years (2021-2024)


Good Neighbors Tanzania – Zanzibar Area Office (GNTZ-ZAO) is going to implement the KOICA project mentioned above, in order to provide better teaching and learning in secondary schools through learner-centered pedagogy in classrooms, strengthen teacher support services, improve learning environments, and conduct greater community engagement through school-based monitoring in Zanzibar. Therefore, GNTZ-ZAO would like to invite a talented and experienced person who can work together with us in a passionate way.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support stakeholders for all accounting activities of both financial and management accounting.
  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to stakeholders as needed.
  • Coordinate with financial team to complete assigned accounting tasks.
  • Generate financial report and statements to Managing Director.
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report to management.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance to other accountants when needed.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff to achieve shared goals.


Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Master’s Degree or above in a related field.
  • Proven experiences of more than 10 years in this field.
  • Report writing, project planning, time management, communicating skills, computerized accounting knowledge and capacity building and training experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills in an international and multi-national environment.


Application Instructions:

  • All applications should be sent with enclosed cover letter (addressed to Managing Director, Good Neighbors Tanzania – Zanzibar Area Office, P.O. Box 4060, Kinazini, Zanzibar), detailed curriculum vitae containing complete names and addresses (postal, email, phone), together with names and contact details of three referees to: E-mail:
  • All applicants should provide current contact information of their referees.
  • Deadline for application is not later than 15th August, 2021.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and emails address.
  • Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.
  • Depending on the circumstances, a job interview may be conducted by an online video call.

The deadline for submitting the application is 15 August 2021.