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NAFASI ZA AJIRA Finance Manager At Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Program

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Business / Employer name
Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Program
Job categories
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
Job Role
Team / Middle Management
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Zanzibar District Zanzibar
WCS is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a Finance Manager for its Tanzania Program.
Overview of main terms of reference:
  • To manage the WCS Program’s financial system, including accounting, transfer requests, pay roll, NSSF and TRA payments as well as field advances to staff;
  • Prepare budgets for donor funded projects, new grant proposals and as requested by program Director (PD);
  • Preparation of quarterly budget reports to the PD;
  • Maintains records of the organization’s assets;
  • Monitoring of project budgets by tracking monthly spending per project per budget line, and reporting to PD;
  • Advice project officers on project spending according to monthly tracking system;
  • Carry out of day to day tasks associated with managing the finances of the WCS;
  • Work on other assigned administrative tasks as directed by the Assistant Program Director (APD) and PD as requested.
Essential candidate attributes:
 MSc minimum in Finance/accounting related disciplines;
 At least 3 years working in accountancy and finance management;
 Working familiarity with donor funded projects and its financial/admin requirement;
 Excellent communication, reporting, planning skills
 A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility; ability to perform duties with high level of confidentiality and discretion;
 Fluency in spoken and written English and Swahili;
 Ability to work under pressure- independently and as part of a dynamic team;
 IT literate and familiar with various accounting software packages. Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office Suite (Excel)