Senior Accounts Officer job at East Africa Fruits

Vacancy title:
Senior Accounts Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

East Africa Fruits

Deadline of this Job:
22 December 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Minimum Requirements
• Education: CPA Holder with Degree/Diploma in Accounts, Finance or related field
• Work Experience: Three years experience in Accounts or related field LANGUAGE: Fluent in Kiswahili and English

1. About the company:
• East Africa Fruits is a food-tech company focusing on efficient distribution of foods from farm to market. It has an extensive operations and logistics team that works around the clock to achieve the highest distribution efficiency in the industry.
• Be a part of something big East Africa Fruits Co. is growing and now is your chance to join a company where you will have influence! We are a lean company who asks a lot of its talented workforce and in return give you the opportunity to be part of a major player in the food-tech and distribution space.

2. Job Summary:
• The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that reports on costs, productivity, margins and company expenditures are accurate.
• The Senior Accounts Officer will be reporting to the Finance Manager.

3. Duties and Responsibilities:
● Supervise accountants in verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payables and receivable
● Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
● Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
● Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
● Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures ● Manage accountants and accounting assistants
● Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process

Job Description East Africa Fruits Co.
● Provide input into department’s goal setting process
● Participate in preparation of financial statements and produce budget according to schedule ● Support month-end and year-end close process
● Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
● Ensure all documents are well stored/filled as per company policy
● Performing other accounting duties as assigned

4. Educational and Experience Requirements:
● Bachelor or Diploma in accounting/Finance or related field
● An excellent written and oral command in Kiswahili and English
● Knowledge of general accounting principals
● Proficient in relevant computer software
● Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
● 3+ years in Finance/Accounting or related field experience
● CPA (T) is a must

5. Working Conditions:
● Working station is Dar es salaam – Tanzania
● The Senior Accounts Officer will be required to work as per East Africa Fruits Co. Ltd working conditions in terms of working hours and days and when necessary, employee may be required to work beyond working hours

6. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities or Required Competencies:
● Deadline-oriented and an ability to stick to time constraints
● Good communication skills – both written and verbal
● Organizational skills and information management
● Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
● Familiarity with financial accounting statements
● Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process ● Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
● Advanced MS Excel skills
● Accuracy and attention to detail
● Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
● Ability to work independently, unsupervised
● Ability to give direction and provide assistance to others

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 December 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 08-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-12-2065
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