Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

  • Post Date:March 30, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

A Non-profit making organisation based in Makonde is seeking qualified applicants for a Finance Assistant position. The position will be expected to support the finance department in processing payments, acquittals, capacity building and project reporting

Major responsibilities

  • Originating organisational payment requests in accordance with organisational procedures and donor requirements;
  • Preparing appropriate documents for payments and writing of transfer instructions, and having them approved by relevant Heads of Departments/budget holders and the Director;
  • Communicating with bank signatories, taking payment instructions for signing and delivery to the bank;
  • Preparing all the statutory monthly returns relating to PAYE, NSSA etc;
  • Receipting cash received and banking it timeously;
  • Maintaining petty cash/cash float, disbursing to staff, following up receipts and reimbursing float when necessary;
  • Reviewing Travel & Subsistence Allowances acquittals, preparing journals for expense allocation and carrying out staff accounts reconciliations regularly;
  • Preparing journals on a regular basis for allocation & reallocation of expenditure and correction of errors;
  • Data capture from source documents into the Pastel before production of trial balance & all financial statements;
  • Assisting the Accountants to prepare income and expenditure statements and management reports for the office and for donors;
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation statements;
  • Maintaining a sound filing system for all accounting documents and carrying out any other finance duties as delegated by the Finance Officer.

Minimum qualification and experience

  • Degree or National Diploma or equivalent;
  • At least a 2 years’ experience in NGO sector and related field with strong knowledge of USAID grants regulations;
  • Sound experience in using Pastel Accounting package an added advantage;
  • Good written and spoken English;
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player;
  • Possession of a Clean Class 4 Drivers License.

To apply

Candidates meeting the above requirements must respond attaching CV and a motivation letter to the following email address clearly indicating the post being applied for in the subject line to: [email protected]

Deadline: 9 April 2021