Job Vacancies at Britam Insurance Tanzania



 Accounts Assistant - (2000002E)
Job Purpose and Key responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for assisting in preparing financial accounts in a timely manner. The role shall report to the Senior Accountant.

  • Assist in daily receipting process
  • Assist in bank reconciliations as may be required
  • Assist in GL reconciliation as may be required
  • Assist in processing expenses payments and invoices accurately and within expected time periods
  • Assisting in preparation and processing of claims payments
  • Provide clerical support for the finance team
  • Assist in administrative issues as may be required
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, Balanced Scorecard and Personal Scorecard.

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 - Turnaround time

- Accuracy of posting & payments
- Compliance to accounting and company standards
- Bank reconciliation  

Internal Relationships:

  • Accountable to the Senior Accountant
  • Required to liaise and work closely with all staff
External Relationships:
  • Britam customers
  • Service providers

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required
  • Bachelor degree (Accounting option preferred) or its equivalent.
  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of Britam products

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Learning and Researching
: Rapidly learns new tasks and commits information to memory quickly; demonstrates an immediate understanding of newly presented information; gathers comprehensive information to support decision making at management level; learns from successes and failures and seeks colleague and customer feedback.

Working with People: Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens, supports and cares for others; consults others and shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well.

Applying Expertise and Technology: Applies specialist and technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives; develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development; demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions.

Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations: Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; exhibits high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains own quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves projects goals.

Following Instructions and Procedures: Follows procedures and policies; keeps to schedules; arrives punctually for work and meetings; demonstrates commitment to the organisation; complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.

Adhering to Principles and Values: Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; accepts diversity; display individual responsibility towards the community and the environment; models the organisational values during every day interactions. 

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Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar es Salaam
International Insurance Business
Job Level: Entry Level
Job Type: Permanent
Shift: Day Job
Contract Type: Full-time
: No
Job Posting: 12-11-2020
Unposting Date: 21-11-2020
Number of Openings: 1