14 Mar 2024

Assistant Accountant x2 at TAZARA

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Job Description

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a Statutory Institution owned by the two Governments of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia on a 50/50 share holding basis, with its registered Head Office being in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Authority has two Regional Administrative Centres, one in Mpika, Zambia and the other in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the vacant position of (A)

Job Title                                      :          Assistant Accountant

Salary Scale             :          TSG 6

Reporting to             :          Head Finance

Location                   :         Regional Office – Dsm (1) and Kongolo Quarry – Mbeya (1)

Number of Post :                Two (2)


To supervise the processing and compilation of various documents relating to payments and carry out accounting work to maintain records.


  1. Preparation of Bank Reconciliation at the end of each month i.e. reconcile both Revenue and Expenditure.
  2. To journalize the reconciliation and also ensure that the ledger balance agrees with the cash book balance.
  3. To maintain creditors sub – ledger and reconcile same with the General ledger and extract a schedule for creditors at the end of each month.
  4. To maintain Prepayments sub – ledger and reconcile same with the General ledger and extract a schedule for creditors at the end of each month.
  5. Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Form IV/V1 Academic Certificate
  2. NATEC/ATEC or Diploma in Accounting from recognized Institution.
  3. Not more than 45 years of age.
  4. Not less than two (2) years of relevant work experience


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Method of Application

Only candidates who meet the specified requirements need to apply to the address indicated below, enclosing their detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of educational certificates, names and address of three traceable reference.

Regional General Manager (T)

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority

Junction of Nelson Mandela & Julius Nyerere Road

P O. BOX 40160


Closing date for receiving application letters is 30/03/2024. Only short-listed candidates will be communicated.

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