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Job opportunity at sikika - head of finance department

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Scan, Mar 28, 2012.

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    Join us in advocating for quality health services for all Tanzanians


    Sikika is a non-governmental organization that advocates for quality health services for all Tanzanians. The organization works to ensure equitable and affordable quality health care services through social accountability monitoring of health systems at all government levels. For more information about Sikika, please visit us at

    Sikika seeks to recruit a Head of Finance Department with immediate effect

    Reporting: To Executive Director


    · Be overall in-charge of Sikika accounts and finances, heading the department of Finance

    · Supervise and appraise all staff and activities under the department of Finance at Sikika headquarters and field offices

    · Interpret, implement and guide other staff in the implementation of Sikika’s financial policies

    · Effectively plan, organize, implement and supervise all activities in the department of Finance, including field offices

    · Effectively implement financial controls at Sikika as per NBAA and International Standards

    · Ensure proper documentation of both physical and electronic accounts records.

    · Clarify and monitor the implementation of approved annual and quarterly

    activity budgets in collaboration with the Management Team

    · Ensure strict and transparent implementation of Sikika’s procurement system in collaboration with the Management Team and in accordance with Sikika’s policies

    · Maintain conducive working relationship and fulfillment of requirements by tax authorities, pension funds and insurances

    · Ensure accurate and timely bank transactions

    · Cause timely preparation and submission of periodic accounts and financial reports to appropriate organs of Sikika (Management Team, Board, and Donors)

    · Work closely with Head of Programs and Executive Director to maintain appropriate relations with Donors as per contractual obligation

    · Ensure safety measures and economical use of office equipment and properties, including control of stores

    · Cause annual independent audit for Sikika’s accounts

    Qualifications and experience:

    (a) Minimum of a first degree in accounting or equivalent

    (b) Must be a CPA holder and have at least three years experience (as CPA) in the areas related to your responsibilities (c) Knowledge and experience of the Tanzanian taxation system and financial regulations (d) Strong computer application skills and conversant with accounting packages

    Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

    If you believe you satisfy the above requirements you are encouraged to send:

    (i) a cover letter explaining why your competencies and experiences are suitable for the job,

    (ii) an updated CV which includes your contact details, and

    (iii) the full names and addresses of 3 references.

    Send your application papers to the Human Resources and Administration Manager of Sikika only by e-mail to:

    Application Deadline: 5th, April 2012


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