28 Aug 2023

Project Accountant at Chemonics

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Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Project Accountant for the USAID Tanzania Lishe Mtambuka Activity, also known as the Regional Multi Sectoral Nutrition Activity. The five-year project aims to strengthen health and food market systems that promote the adoption of optimal nutrition-related behaviors across a range of stakeholders in targeted regions in Tanzania. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing both the day-to-day and the strategic financial administration of Lishe Mtambuka in compliance with USAID regulations and Chemonics’ policies and procedures.
  • Implementing proper protocols to ensure the project office is operating under consistent financial practices.
  • Working with appropriate counterparts to ensure proper tax withholdings and filings and overseeing payroll administration for project employees.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with the project’s bank, ensuring banking activities are
    processed in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly budget reforecasts for project operations expenses.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, auditing, business administration, or related field and an ACA/ACCA/CPA qualification.
  • Minimum four years post-qualification experience as an accountant, auditor, or finance professional; experience as an accountant with a NGO, development contractor, or donor agency preferred.
  • Experience administering payroll; strong knowledge of Tanzanian tax regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology and an ability to understand accounting practices and procedures; to analyze data, narrative reports and workload flow charts, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to use various
    commercially available accounting software programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.
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Closing Date : 10th September, 2023.

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