CAMFED (the Campaign for Female Education) is internationally recognised as a leader in education for girls, for its child protection policy and practise, and as a voice for girls’ education and women’s empowerment at the highest levels. Founded in 1993, CAMFED supports young women throughout their primary and secondary schools years, into economic training and further education, and onto leadership, as role models, activists and philanthropists. CAMFED Tanzania is looking to recruit Finance Officer to fill vacant position.
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.
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
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.
To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 16th September 2020