Accounts Assistant job at St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT)

Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT)

Deadline of this Job:
28 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a relatively young but dynamic university aspiring to become a global player in the provision of higher education, owned by the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT). SJUT is committed to a culture of quality, excellence and absolute integrity in the context of Biblical values. The University is seeking to recruit qualified academic member of staff and bring onboard suitable individuals to provide effective leadership and contribute to the realization of the aspirations of the University. The Chief Mazengo campus is located at Kikuyu area in Dodoma, about 3.5km southwest of the city centre. For further information, please visit
The University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Job Title: ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (1 Post) – Finance Department
Reports to: Bursar
Job Summary: The purpose of the post is to assist the Bursar in the performance of duties pertaining to finance administration and finance office operations.
Qualification: Holder of a 2-year Diploma in Accounting or Professional Level, NAD Part I or II from a recognized institution with at least nine (9) years working experience in a related field.
Experience: A minimum of at least nine (9) years working experience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Accounts Assistant shall be responsible to the Bursar for the efficient and effective performance of duties and responsibilities pertaining to finance administration and finance office operations. He/she shall specifically be responsible for the following:
• Receiving and paying cash and cheques;
• Maintaining full and accurate accounting records;
• Preparing final reconciliation;
• Balancing ledger accounts; and
• Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by competent authority.

Salary Scale: Staff salary rank according to SJUT Scheme of Service.
Tenure: Fixed terms contract of four (4) years renewable on satisfactory performance.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Complete application package that consists of application letter supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates, testimonials, academic transcripts plus secondary school certificates and their contact details should be submitted not later than 28th January, 2022 at 04:00 p.m. to:
Vice Chancellor,
St John’s University of Tanzania
P.O Box 47, Dodoma, Tanzania.
Tel: 026-239 0044 Fax: 026-239 0025 E-mail:  OR  Website: 
Please Note:
“Testimonials”, “Provisional Results”, “Statement of Results”, and FORM IV and FORM VI Results Slips will not be accepted.
Applicants who have studied abroad, outside Tanzania, they have to show evidence of recognition of their foreign awards by relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE and NECTA).

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 January 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 17-01-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-01-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-01-2065
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