Job Title: Accountant Reporting to: Senior Accountant Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Description Brief
Africa Proper Education Network (APE Network) is a Tanzanian publishing and books distribution company. The company is interested in the services of an energic, creative and self-driven person who will serve the position of Accountant.
In collaboration with the Senior Accountant, to provide accounting services to the company in order to ensure that the company maintains and report accurate books of accounts and financial records.
Duties & Responsibilities
? Posting journal entries to the system and ensuring that the information is accurate and up to date.
? Managing account receivables & payables.
? Debts follow up, collection and depositing.
? Reconciling sales documents and associated reports.
? Managing bank accounts including undertaking monthly bank reconciliations.
? Maintaining and updating company assets register.
? Maintaining and updating expenditure accounts.
? Maintaining and updating other current assets and other current liabilities.
? Preparation of internal financial reports.
? Participating in preparation of budgets.
? Proper & systematic filing of company documents.
? Appraising statutory payments, levies, taxes and all other government payments to ensure compliance to the low and accounting procedures.
? Liaising with external auditors in preparations of final/annual reports:-
? Other related departmental responsibilities as assigned by supervisors.
Qualification & Experience
? Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting from a recognized university or college.
? At least 2 years experience in related role.
? Experience in accounting system, QuickBooks is most preferable.
? Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
? Proficiency in standard office computer applications (Excel, word, browser, outlook etc)
? Accuracy and attention to detail.
? Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
? Fluency in English and Swahili.
? Familiar with Tax affairs.
? Capable of preparing financial statements.