Job Opportunities at CAMFED Tanzania

Job Title: FINANCE OFFICER (1 Post)
Dares Salaam
Job purpose:
Under the direction of Senior Finance Officer or such other person as CAMFED shall from time to time direct. Finance officer is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and smooth running of an accurate and up-to-date accounting system; provide management information for planning, control and decision making; provide timely and accurate financial reports; support districts and other partners in financial management and record keeping.

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Specific Accountabilities:
  • Donor Reports preparations support, including Co-Funds Accounting
  • Preparation of Overheads Cost Analysis, including Donor Recoveries
  • Support in preparation of financial reporting packs and annual accounts.
  • Ensuring that all financial records, including documentation are properly filed and safely stored.
  • Maintaining an accurate Fixed Asset Register and ensure accurate & proper calculation and posting of depreciation.
  • Managing records on Gift In Kind (GIK) from community partners to the CAMFED Projects
  • Review and Report on Cash Position on a weekly basis including Cash Requests as and when required
  • Reconciling all Intercompany balances and preparation of clearing journals
  • Tracking spending against planned activities and donor budgets.
  • Be part of districts’ monitoring and capacity building
  • plans for non-finance staff and other stakeholders, especially in the areas of procurement, retirements of advances and school payments, revolving fund scheme of CAMA members, budget/contracts management and tracking as per CAMFED policies and guidelines.
  • Postings of all expenditures and incomes within Finance ERP Database (Financial Force).
  • Review of the Day to Day program and administration payment requisitions
  • Performing Weekly Petty Cash Spot Checking
  • Prepare, review and record daily financial Journals
  • Managing Accruals preparation and postings
  • Managing Monthly Balance Sheets Schedules Reconciliations
  • Managing CAMFED Tanzania KIVA Loans to beneficiaries
  • Administration of field advances and Petty Cash
  • Support staff development, motivation and continuous on-the-job learning and training.

Other Activities, as and when required:
  • Initiation of payments via Check and Online Banking Platforms
  • Managing Staff and Stakeholders Retirements to the funds sent for various activities
  • Bank and Cash Reconciliations on Monthly Basis
  • Supporting Finance Deliverables as defined from time to time.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
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Person Specifications
  • A degree in accounting and Finance.
  • Registered with NBAA.
  • Skills in excel, Salesforce database and other accounting packages as well as Ms Office
  • Honesty and integrity
  • An eye for detail, strong quantitative skills and a flexible, proactive and problem-solving approach to work.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to work unsupervised.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to keep to deadlines.
  • At least 3 years working experience in accounting or auditing field.
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Application Details
To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to on or before 16th September 2020.

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