22 Apr 2024

Finance and Accounting Manager at Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Finance and Accounting Manager

Job Description

As the Finance and Accounting Manager, you will lead the financial operations and accounting functions of our organization. This role requires a strategic thinker who is proactive in financial management, compliance, and enhancing the operational capabilities of our team. You will be instrumental in ensuring financial accuracy, regulatory compliance, and fostering a collaborative team environment where roles are clearly defined and team members are capacitated to perform optimally.


  • Oversee and ensure the accuracy of financial statements and annual reports, maintaining compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to executive, including identifying opportunities for cost reduction and recommending operational enhancements.
  • Present monthly project reports to managers, providing critical financial insights and guidance to support strategic decision-making and project management.
  • Ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor financial systems to enhance efficiency, ensuring these systems support the organization’s sustainability objectives.
  • Maintain and reconcile general ledgers and manage comprehensive budgeting processes.
  • Manage and oversee the financial aspects of grant management, including compliance with grant requirements, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Provide oversight and capacity building to subgrantees to ensure their financial management practices meet required standards and enhance their ability to achieve grant objectives.
  • Work closely with the team to define clear roles, provide capacity building, and ensure that each team member is equipped to meet their objectives.
  • Collaborate with various departments to integrate and uphold financial sustainability within organizational practices.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, theory and practices.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and applications to include main frame systems, personal computers, and general software applications.
  • Skill in performing detailed and complex numerical computations and reports.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business commerce/accounting/finance or other related fields from a recognized university. Professional qualification in accountancy such as CPA or


  • Four years of professional accounting experience in a senior position of a donor funded organization; or eight years’ professional accounting experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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Closing Date : 28th April, 2024.

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