Employment vacancies at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)


Finance Assistant 
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania /
Finance – Africa - Central & East /
Full Time - Local
Responsible for providing support for record keeping of financial transactions and budget requirements.Responsible for providing support for record keeping of financial transactions and budget requirements.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing support for information for the Swahili Coast financial reporting requirements
  • Assists management in the preparation and completion and timely submission of information for reports
  • Responsible for accounting data entry including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger accounts
  • Responsible for completing and documenting transactions, effecting payment against approved invoices, and ensuring all appropriate payments/income is recorded according to organization policy
  • Assist with monthly accounting closing process including bank reconciliations, other account reconciliations and end of year closing/audit processes
  • Responsible for Inputting Bank Transactions
  • Review and Reconcile petty cash for the Country offices;
  • Monitor funds, ensuring that up to date records of expenditures are kept and that they comply with budget allocations and donor requirements;
  • Monitor the budget Vs actual (BVA) before processing any payment to ensure we are within the budget.
  • Completion of payment vouchers and ensuring proper and relevant approvals are done.
  • Process both bank and petty cash payments
  • Responsible for providing support for audit document requirements and reports
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with finance department procedures manual and forms
  • Responsible for records management for financial files; assist in the development of records management procedures and processes
  • Support program staff, affiliated organizations and partners for proposals and budget preparation
  • Reconcile all staff advances in the country office;
  • Ensure compliance with financial statutory matters;
  • Conduct partner site visits every quarter.
  • Support program staff, affiliated organizations and partners for proposals and budget preparation
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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • At least 3 years work experience in financial bookkeeping
  • Ability to work and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Good understanding of administrative, financial and general management principles
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to analyze data, along with the capacity to accurately perform a variety of financial tasks by organizing and establishing priorities
  • Experience and proficiency on financial software and reporting systems
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
The position will be closed on Wednesday September 16, 2020
The Gross Salary for this post is TZS 1,398,000/= there will no salary negotiation for this post.
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As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
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