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New Job Opportunity at Poltan Africa Limited Tanzania - Senior Accountant | Deadline: 30th June 2020.


Job Title: Senior Accountant
Employer: Poltan Africa Limited 
Location: Dar es salaam
Deadline: 30th June 2020

Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Job Duties:
The accountant will be responsible for several major duties:
1. Document financial transactions by entering account information.
2. Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
3. Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
4. Collect data to determine costs of business activity such as material purchases, inventory and labor
5. Maintain an expenses database and determine fixed costs (e.g. salaries, allowances etc.)
6. Analyze actual operational costs and preparing periodic reports; compare standard costs to actual operational costs
7. Record cost information for use in controlling expenditures
8. Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting profitability of services
9. Prepare monthly returns
10. Analyze and report profit margins
11. Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions
12. Support to external audit function (Statutory Audit); ensuring that statutory audit is carried out successfully.
13. Maintain an up to date fixed asset register, prepare depreciation schedules and update the ledger.
14. Payroll Administration; preparation of monthly payroll for payment and statutory deductions
15. Maintenance of debtors’ accounts; keep record of all debtors’ balances to ensure that they are easily understood and provide reliable information on the outstanding debts.
16. Processing supplier’s invoices; ensuring that the invoices have been properly approved. Ensuring that the goods invoiced have been received and that a GRN had been raised at the time of receiving the goods and ensuring that the invoice amount does not exceed the LPO amount.
17. Ensure that all taxes are paid on or before their due dates, supported by accurate returns as required by the tax authorities

Essential Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant study.
– Certified Public Accountant (CPA Holder) or ACCA Certified
– In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
– Conversant with the preparation of financial statements (company and consolidation)
– Knowledgeable on working with the IFRS as well as Tanzanian Tax Law
– Cost Accounting Knowledge,
– Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
– Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
– Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail,
– Deadline-Oriented,
– Confidentiality,
– Time Management,
– Data Entry Management,
– General Math Skills,
– Microsoft Office literacy

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV, Professional Certificates and Cover Letter to 

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