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Assistant Accountant

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POSITION: ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
REPORT TO: REGIONAL FINANCIAL OFFICER
WORKSTATIONS: ARUSHA (3 POSTS); KILIMANJARO (3 POSTS); TANGA (3
POSTS) AND MANYARA (3 POSTS)

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for budgeting and accounting functions in the Regions/Districts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Supervise billing, data entry, finance, supplies and meter reading sections to avoid incorrect
billing and unnecessary adjustments of the bills;
b) To ensure safe custody of cash and daily banking activities in the Districts/Regions are done
properly;
c) To be responsible for the correct operation and allocation of works orders and keep its
records;
d) To be responsible for timely preparation of monthly quarterly and annual accounts for statutory
audit;
e) To prepare and submit all returns weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual from your department
to comply with company’s procedures;
f) Certify local purchasing orders and payment vouchers adhering to the authorization limits
stipulated in the company’s financial regulations;
g) Conduct capitalization and closure of works orders and prompt submission of certificates to
the respective authority;
h) To ensure that Value Added Tax (VAT) withholding tax on goods and services rendered
including city levy are properly deducted and remitted to the government and respective
council on time;
i) Assist in preparing the regional budget and maintain effective Budget control to ensure there
are no over expenditure.
j) Enhance safety matters in the section to ensure safety to employees, customers and
equipment.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB
▪ Bachelor Degree in Accountancy, Commerce, Finance or equivalent from recognized higher
learning Institutions,
▪ Academic Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV or VI) (Not School Leaving
Certificate or result slips).
▪ CPA (T) is an added advantage.

REMUNERATION
An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidates.

HOW TO APPLY

• Qualified and interested candidate may apply by sending a detailed application letter clearly
stating why you should be considered for the position and how you will add value to the
company.
• All Applications must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
certificates and contacts of three referees.
• Application letters should clearly state the candidate’s name, secondary examination index
number and year of examination appearing in the attached academic certificates.
• Applications should be sent to the below indicated addresses only.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:
❖ First appearance: 21st May, 2019
❖ Deadline for submission of applications is two weeks from the date of advertisement.
❖ Applicants must be ready to work in any of the indicated Workstations.
❖ Applicants must include reliable phone numbers and/ or e-mail for effective communication.
❖ Applicants who will not be invited for an interview should consider themselves unsuccessful.
❖ These employments are for Twelve (12) months Employment Contracts only and will not be
renewed.
❖ Please note that phone calls or any kind of soliciting for these positions by applicants or
relatives will automatically lead to disqualification.
❖ Never pay to have your application considered. Any call requesting payment for any reason
is a scam. If you are requested to make payment for any reason please contact our Office
0272644507/8/9 Tanga or Communication Office through 022-2451130/38,
[email protected] or [email protected]

SENIOR ZONAL MANAGER
NORTHERN ZONE,
TANESCO – TANGA REGIONAL BUILDING,
4TH FLOOR, ROOM NO.405,
SWAHILI STREET,
P. O BOX 5048,
TANGA.

E-mail: [email protected]

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