1 Jul 2021

Financial Accountant Officer (Immediately) at Caliber First Group Limited

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: JOB ADVERT- Financial Accountant Officer (Immediately)

JOB LOCATION: Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

Company Name: Caliber First Group Limited (CFGL)

Caliber First Group Limited (CFGL) seeks a Financial Accountant Officer. S/he will play a key role in finance and accountants management and ensure that staff and management receive high quality, professional and responsive services. S/he will also implement financial accounting management policies, procedures and systems and ensure compliance with corporate and project standards as well as maintain oversight of day-to-day financial accounting activities. The position will be located in Dar es Salaam.



• Manage all financial and accounting management activities for the program including bank account and petty cash reconciliations; accounts payable; sourcing and contracting of suppliers; review and verification of invoices; data entry into accounting systems; fund transfers; and bank, EFT, cheque and cash payments.

• Establish and manage systems for cash and EFT payments to staff including per diems, accommodation/travel allowances, expense claims and petty cash.

• Assist with strategic financial management activities including annual budget development, financial planning and cash flowing, and financial reporting.

• Complies with Tanzanian tax filing requirements by studying regulations; adhering to requirements; advising management on required actions; calculating quarterly estimated tax payments; assembling data for quarterly and annual tax filings.

• Keep informed about Tanzanian taxation laws and work with senior colleagues to ensure all areas are tax compliant.

• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the sub brands team and manage the provision of high quality and responsive services.

• Provide expert guidance in the costing of personnel, activities and operations.

• Organize and maintain comprehensive financial accounting files and ensure all recording is compliant with audit, corporate and client requirements.

• Develop effective and professional working relationships with key CFG staff in the Dar es Salaam and Kisarawe offices to ensure financial management approaches comply with Tanzanian laws and company requirements.

• Work closely with the Assistant CEO to establish and implement the program payroll system for national staff; ensure all salary payments are accurate and timely.

• Preparing the year-end accounts and statutory accounts, also conducting internal audits in a quarterly basis.

• Tax reporting and inventory processing

• Accomplishes finance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

• Support senior management to establish and implement policies and procedures for fraud control, anti-corruption and anti-bribery.

Qualifications and experience:

• Must have a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance or similar qualifications.

• CPA holder will be an added advantage.

• Tertiary qualifications in financial management, accounting or equivalent discipline related to the roles and functions of the position.

• Two to Five years’ experience with financial accounting officer of large, complex organizations.

• Demonstrated high-level experience in the implementation of financial accounting management systems including the ability to operate accounting software, cash books, cash transfers, (cash, cheques, internet banking, contracts).

• Demonstrated sound experience and solid practical understanding of VAT, WHT, income tax, and other taxes.

• Demonstrated record of paying attention to detail and an impeccable record of working with senior positions of trust with responsibility for financial affairs and cash handling.

• Demonstrated high-level teamwork abilities and an ability to work with teams in environment.

• Fluent and highly developed verbal and written communication skills in English and Swahili.

• Prior experience with Audit is desirable.

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Method of Application

Applications must include:

1. Curriculum vitae/resume.

2. Name and contact details (phone and email) of three referees.

Send your applications to: [email protected]


Due date is 5th July 2021 at 03:30 pm.

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