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VA No. GIZ / CO / 2024 / 02 – Accounting Assistant – Dar Es Salaam (GIZ TZ Internal Candidates Only)

Closing: Jun 3, 2024

9 days remaining

Published: May 24, 2024 (2 days ago)

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As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide
operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its
development-policy objectives. GIZ Tanzania is looking to recruit an
Accounting Assistant.

The Assistant will form part of this Finance and Administration team. The Assistant will report to and be supervised by the Head of Finance and Accounting of the Country Office.



Responsibilities

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide
operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its
development-policy objectives. GIZ Tanzania is looking to recruit an
Accounting Assistant.

The Assistant will form part of this Finance and Administration team. The Assistant will report to and be supervised by the Head of Finance and Accounting of the Country Office.



  • Seeing that the service in the department is provided correctly and in accordance with GIZ financial management and accounting procedures.

  • Effectively coordinating with the staff of the finance team or the Finance and Compliance

  • Department at GIZ Head Office

  • Effectively coordinating with other Units and projects


Financial services

  • carry out accounting tasks using GIZ accounting software and prepares monthly
    end-of-period accounts and bank reconciliation.

  • Assist with the payments and transfer of funds to projects

  • Assist with administrative aspects of financial management, e.g. bank withdrawals, Letters
    of Credit, etc.

  • Assist with preparing Withholding Tax remittances and VAT refund documents.

  • Check arithmetical correctness of travel settlements

  • Assist with receivables and payables administration.

Internal control

  • checks the vouchers and receipts submitted by the projects/programmes for completeness and
    allocation to cost units and categories, and corrects these where necessary

  • Assist with internal controls in accordance with GIZ’s internal controlling manual


Other duties/additional tasks

  • reports without delay to the person responsible for accounting on all problems in financial administration and compliance with rules

  • responsible for filing financial administration documents and treating information confidentially.

  • Scans and uploads digital vouchers on WINPACCS Cloud as needed

  • performs other duties and tasks as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications and Competencies


University degree in accounting, business management or equivalent


Professional experience

  • at least 2 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Experience in Development Cooperation/Donor funded programmes

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • very good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country.


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