Job at Farm Concern International (FCI), Program Accountant

Job Title: Program Accountant
Reference Code: FCI/ TZ/PA/2017
Location: FCI - Dar es Salaam

Farm Concern International (FCI), is an Africa-wide Market and Trade Development Organization
focused on commercialization of smallholder farmers and agro-pastoral communities. FCI systematically
develops modern marketing concepts and builds business relationships through strategic alliances to
enhance competitiveness in the market place, economic growth, sustainability and profitability of agroenterprises
in various African countries.

Main purpose of the job
In liaison with the Finance Team and country Team leader the Program accountant assumes responsibility
for post award grant accounting thus ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines,
timely receipt of revenue, accurate posting of transactions, and budgetary control for the assigned
programs.

Qualifications and Experience
1. Ensure that all financial transactions are properly posted in the ERP
2. Perform general ledger reconciliations on monthly basis (Simulate period-closure process)
3. Play lead role in processing on-line financial transactions
4. Prepare bank reconciliations
5. Prepare weekly and monthly cash forecasts
6. Participate in the institutional budgetary process
7. Ensure timely execution of all scheduled internal and external payments
8. Process payroll and post payroll journal monthly
9. Provide financial support to projects being implemented including prompt preparation and
submission of periodically scheduled reports to project implementation
10. Prepare cost reports to demonstrate compliance. Ensuring proper classification of incurred costs
and compliance of the stipulation of the grant
11. Approve payments as per mandate
Farm Concern International
Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Malawi Sudan Mozambique Ghana Zambia
Winning Markets for the Africa!

Professional Requirement/ Competencies
1. Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
2. 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience
3. Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
4. Uncompromising integrity and ethical standards
5. Problem solving ability and where they can creatively solve Strategic vision and leadership skills
6. Results oriented mindset
7. Firm demeanor that ensures he/she implements very stringent controls and accountability culture
throughout the team

Experience in Quickbooks and Microsoft Navision will be an added advantage
Jobs Skills and Personal Attributes
• Strong customer focus and problem solver
• Leadership skills and Teamwork ability
• Good communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Maintain high level of integrity and confidentiality
• Analytical skills
• Solid skills in documentation
• Should have a good track record and of unquestionable integrity

Applications should be sent to
The Human Resource and Administration Officer, 
P. O. Box 16672,
Arusha; 
to be sent via email to: info.tanzania@farmconcern.org  or hand delivery at FCI office located
in Arusha along Engira road OR Dar es salaam along Mikocheni B Street, Block No 106 “A” by 23nd March 2017. Short listing will be ongoing as applications are received.
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