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Tuesday, November 23, 2021



Accountant/Cashier at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service 


Positions Accountant/Cashier (1Post)

Reports to Finance & Procurement Manager

Job Location Dar es Salaam (TCRS Head Quarters)

Applications Deadline 03rd December 2021


Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS) used to be the Field Program of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF/DWS), carrying out a programme of humanitarian, relief, and development activities with refugees and marginalized poor people in Tanzania. However, in 2006 the organization was localized and registered as a Local NGO in Tanzania. The Primary functions of TCRS are to carry out humanitarian, relief and development works in Tanzania. Currently, TCRS works in Humanitarian, Emergency Response, Relief, and Community Empowerment Programs with both refugees and local communities in various parts of Tanzania.


The Accountant/Cashier will be based at TCRS Dar Es Salaam (head Quarters). She/he will be reporting to the Finance and Procurement Manager and shall generally have the following duties and responsibilities:

    Responsible for preparing and maintaining of cash book, petty cash book, petty cash vouchers and handling daily cash transaction of the organisation

    Responsible for preparation of cheques, bank transfer, and other bank transactions to suppliers, consultants, and funds transfer to project are paid on duly authorized payment

    Ensure staff travel allowances and salaries are paid on time.

    Ensure cashbook transactions have the required supporting documents

    Responsible for withdrawing and depositing cash and cheque in the

    Ensure all unused receipts, cheques and other related documents are safely

    Prepare journal entries and post them to the accounting system

    Responsible for reconciliation of project petty cash and Bank account against the general

    Responsible for follow up of staff imprests, salary advances, creditors, debtors, travel allowances records and ensure timely deduction and monthly schedules are reported to the Finance and Procurement Manager on time

    Ensure all statutory deductions are promptly paid and submitted to the respective authority

    Responsible for timely record of income/grants received and issue the required official receipt

    Responsible for preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports.

    Prepare monthly, quarterly annual, and any other financial reports as required by

    Ensure full participation during preparation of organization

    To perform any other duties that may be required by the supervisor


    Degree in Accountancy (with 2 years of experience) or Diploma in Accountancy (with 3 years of experience).

    Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures

    Experience using financial Accounting software

    Advanced MS Excel skills

    Knowledge of financial regulations

    Excellent analytical and numerical skills

    Sharp time management skills

    Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data

    Analytical Skills: Able to analyze various Accounting issues in relation to the organizational

    Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

Remuneration Package:

Attractive and basing on the Current TCRS Salary Structure

Applications Process:

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV through: Email to: Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

Applicants MUST attach their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Application Deadline: 03.12.2021