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Finance Manager at PSI Tanzania -Ajira Tanzania November, 2018

Finance Manager at Psi Tanzania-Ajira Tanzania November, 2018
Finance Manager at Psi Tanzania-Ajira Tanzania November, 2018


Location: DAR ES SALAAM,

Job Purpose:

To assist the Senior Management Team in leading the Finance department functions for timely financial reporting and ensuring that internal controls are in place to safeguard assets, whilst providing support to programme teams in a prompt and efficient manner in order to achieve PSI Tanzania objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily oversight of financial operations by monitoring that the standard operating procedures, systems, and controls are working effectively and in an efficient manner.
  • Forecasting of cash needs and ensuring the availability of operating funds for PSI Tanzania.
  • Reviewing and approving all internal funds requests according to PSI Tanzania policies
  • Ensuring document reviews and approvals are in accordance to the Approved Authority Matrices in processing transactions in the Finance department.
  • Verifying and approving Financial Accounting Transactions in the various online payment systems.
  • Reviewing transactions before posting to the General QuickBooks Enterprise (QBE) ERP system.
  • Manage performance of Financial Accounting Staff who report directly to the Finance Manager.
  • Analyzing and verifying Monthly Financial Reports before approval by the Senior Management Team and ensuring timely submission of the same to PSI Head Office in Washington DC.
  • Monitor, analyze and verify GL Accounts in QBE proper reconciliation of all Sub-ledgers to the General Ledger.
  • Ensure Banks are monitored and reconciled daily.
  • Monitoring, managing and regularly analyzing finance procedures to ensure adherence to established policies and avoid internal control breakdowns.
  • Approve all mobile money payments promptly within specified thresholds and ensure that reconciliations are done monthly.
  • Conducting regular risk assessments and updating the risk register for the finance function.
  • Ensure compliance with PSI and Donor financial regulations and requirements on daily basis.
  • Assist in maintenance and updating of PSI Tanzania Finance Policies and Procedures manual.
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements for PSI Tanzania.
  • Preparation of Donor Specific financial reports. Coordination of internal and external audits.
  • Assist in supporting users and overseeing the performance of QBE ERP system.
  • Maintaining and ensuring adherence to the service level agreement for the finance function.
  • Performance management, mentorship and capacity building for accounting direct subordinates.
  • Ensure an updated fixed asset register is maintained by running a monthly update with the ledger
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Management Team.
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Requirements and Qualifications:

Degree in Accounting and Finance Professional qualification with NBAA – CPA (T)
At least 4 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance Drive, initiative and integrity
Ability to provide technical support and training to other staff and partners
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems especially QuickBooks Enterprises Leadership and technical skills capable of directing and managing change Strong analytical skills

How to apply: 

Applied Position  must include:
A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and daytime mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
An application will be considered valid, if sent/received before 1700hrs, Monday, 12th November 2018. Please note that only short- listed candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Send your application to, in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email.

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