Senior Accountant at CVPeople Tanzania

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Senior Accountant


CVPeople Tanzania

Dar ess salaam, Tanzania | Posted on 05/23/2022

Senior Accountant

Reporting to: Chief Accountant

Department : Finance

Location: Dar-es-Salaam


Carry out accounting roles and acts as a key person in driving the payments process,responsible for managing the cashiers and treasury functions, reconciliation of key account balances on a regular basis and prepares and sends various performance reports to management.

Key Responsibilities 


  •  Daily preparation and submission for review of cash vouchers and expenses for all cashiers to reviewers.
  • Manage the daily allocation of tasks among the cashiers at the ICD and the main cash office.
  • Train and guide the cashiers on accounting for cash and related movements.
  • Performing surprise and month end cash counts.
  • On a daily basis, update exchange rates on IRIS Finance based on the average rates available on Bank of Tanzania website.
  • Verify all transactions input on Citidirect by the treasury team and ensuring that payment vouchers are provided to the level 1 authorizers on a timely basis.


To coordinate and drive the payments process in finance. On a monthly basis to prepare and circulate reconciliation of specific account balances reconciliations including but not limited to:

➢ Cash in transit account balances;

➢ Holding group current accounts;

➢ Container deposit accounts and other supplier accounts;

➢ Debtors aged analysis for Havas and select debtor customers; and

➢ General ledger accounts analysis (as advised)


  •  To prepare and circulate on a daily basis the gross margin report;
  • Assist in documentation and enhancement of internal controls by ensuring all financial procedures are adhered to.
  • Liaise with external parties such as external auditors, banks and the Tanzania Revenue Authority within guidelines provided by supervisors.
  • Provide guidance to the finance team on assigned areas to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • To act as an assistant to the credit control team in managing collections on customer accounts.
  • Any ad-hoc assignments as well as providing back up for other roles related to general accounting.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned by line manager and supervisor


Knowledge and Experience


  • University degree (or its equivalent) in commerce, accounting, finance.
  • CPA
  • Other Professional Qualification
  • At least 3 years related work experience

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