3 Oct 2022

Accountant at Interchick

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Job Description


Interchick Co. Ltd was established in 1988 and has grown to be Tanzanian’s leading integrated poultry farm with its head office in Dar es Salaam.

Overview

  • Interchick is the leading poultry company in Tanzania with fully integrated poultry operations with over 30 years of experience in the poultry sector.
  • The role requires you to have strong interpersonal skills and analytical and effective communication.
  • The ability to plan and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines is fundamental
  • Effective time management of workflow to meet accounting deadlines is critical.
  • The ability to work without direct supervision, use initiative and possess a positive attitude towards teamwork is critical for the business’s success.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s):

  • Accurate and timely posting of purchase invoices
  • Preparation of payment vouchers
  • Prepare weekly payments and submit them to Chief Accountant for review before close of business every Thursday.
  • Timely payments of monthly statutory

Key tasks

  • Posting purchase invoices by reviewing the accuracy of LPOs and GRNs before posting supplier invoices.
  • Process petty cash reimbursements
  • Ensure necessary supporting documents are available before processing payments. These documents include but not limited to LPO, GRN, supplier invoice, supplier statement and GL printout.
  • Enquire statements from suppliers from time to time.
  • Reconciliation of supplier’s statements to our internal GL before processing payment. Supplier reconciliation schedule shall be part of supporting documents when preparing payment voucher.
  • Prepare detailed weekly cashflow forecast indicating the expected receipts and payments. This to be submitted to Chief Accountant every Tuesday.
  • Post all payments processed and ensure they are accurately allocated to respective invoices.
  • For payments relating to rentals, ensure signed lease contract is in place.
  • Ensure all payments subjected to withholding taxes are dealt with accordingly and withheld amounts are remitted to TRA within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Prepare weekly performance analysis of broilers cropped from contract farmers by confirming the accuracy of information to the source documents.
  • Generate weekly aged accounts payable report and circulate to Chief Accountant and Financial Controller every Monday.
  • Process and prepare monthly statutory payments, such as NSSSF, WCF, HESLB, NHIF, PAYE, SDL. These should be paid within the statutory deadlines.
  • In consultation with Chief Accountant and/or Financial Controller, prepare payments relating to corporate tax on quarterly basis.
  • Participate in month end stock take
  • Participate and assist in year-end statutory audits and internal audit review to enhance audit effectiveness
  • Perform any other duties as shall be reasonably assigned to you by management from time to time.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized university.
  • The candidate should have minimum of three years working experience in a busy accounting environment.
  • Having worked with a manufacturing company or fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) will be added advantage.
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Method of Application

Send your CV/Resume and all relevant certificates plus cover letter to [email protected]

The deadline for submitting the application is 15 October 2022.







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