Job at Tanganyika Law Society (TLS), Assistant Accountants

Assistant Accountants Wanted at Tanganyika Law Society

 The Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) is the professional association for
Lawyers in Mainland Tanzania with prime objective of promoting the rule
of law by representing its members' interests and by advising the
government and the general public on matters pertaining to the law,
human rights and access to justice.

In its efforts to improve its Secretariat team, TLS intends to recruit
two Assistant Accountants to help to provide support to the organization
in all accounting aspects. This is an opportunity for someone to be
involved with all accounting whilst being supported and developed by an
experienced Finance Manager. Specifically Assistant Accountants will be
responsible for

1. Preparation of payment vouchers and Cheques
2. Maintaining petty cash book
3. Maintaining staff imprest records & retirement.
4. Maintaining members' accounts.
5. Prepare the monthly bank reconciliations.
6. To make timely payment of taxes, salaries, creditors and statutory
contributions in order to avoid penalties.
7. Completing purchase orders
8. Managing payroll
9. Assist in preparation of budgets
10. Entering financial information into accounting software
11. Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
12. Verifying bank deposits
13. Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within
the set budget
14. Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members
with various tasks, including preparing events budget, records, and
15. Posting daily receipts.
16. Reporting on debtors and creditors
17. Handling accruals and prepayments
18. Properly filing financial documents
19. To perform such other duties as may assigned from time to time by

Skills and Experience Required:
B. Com Degree (Accounting) or Equivalent.
1. To have served a minimum of 2 years
2. To have good communication and report writing skills.
3. Be studying towards a relevant professional qualification.
4. Proven ability to build relationships and credibility.
5. Strong analytical skills
6. Must be computer literate - Excel and Word skills.
7. Willingness to work a flexible schedule when required
8. Fluency in English and Kiswahili.

Salary and Benefits:
Successful candidates will receive attractive packages commensurate with
her/his qualifications and experience, inclusive of fringe benefits.

Application Instructions
If you are qualified and you wish to join a dynamic and fast-paced
working environment of Tanganyika Law Society, KINDLY apply in
confidence by submitting an application letter, a detailed Curriculum
Vitae (CV), relevant copies of your academic certificates and the names
and contact information of three referees. Application documents should
be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer,
Tanganyika Law Society,
P.O. Box 2148,
Dar es Salaam.

Application Deadline: 24-03-2017
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