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Accounts & Admin Assistant Jobs Opportunities at Laterite 2024

Accounts & Admin Assistant Jobs Opportunities at Laterite 2024

Accounts & Admin Assistant Jobs Opportunities at Laterite 2024 vacancy in Tanzania. The Laterite is a data, research and analytics firm specialized in complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies. Our clients include, for example, the World Bank, USAID, TechnoServe, Promundo, the Mastercard Foundation, and several UN agencies.

Vacancy: Accounts & Admin Assistant at Laterite 2024 in Tanzania

This vacancy is reserved for Tanzanian nationals.

We now have offices in the Netherlands, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, and Peru. The team consists of more than 80 full-time local and international employees, as well as 1,000+ enumerators from other nations. We are happy to be a culturally diverse business, and we encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented on our staff. Learn more at

We work on socio-economic development research initiatives. We believe that effect is a long-term effort that must be incorporated in the local context. Building local teams and data gathering systems, knowing the country, and creating tight working ties are all necessary for doing high-quality research.

One of Laterite’s primary strategic objectives is to foster a collaborative and rewarding working environment for our employees, in which all team members feel involved, represented, and heard. Laterite is committed to providing chances for learning and professional development within the team and throughout our operations.

Laterite is committed to establishing a diverse work environment and is happy to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants shall be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, handicap, age, or veteran status.

What you will do:

We are looking for a new colleague to join our team in Tanzania. Our new colleague will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly posts and reconciliations, such as petty cash, bank, supplier, and tax reconciliations, using Quick Books.
  • Manage the filing of all contracts, invoices, salary slips, and other related papers.
  • Ensure compliance and timely submission of all tax and other regulatory requirements (NSSF, PAYE, VAT, and WHT).
  • Review all field expenses, including meeting with enumerators to reconcile budget with actual expenses and generating a project expense report for each batch of field charges.
  • Process payments for any project-related expenses, including supplier payments.
  • Ensure control over some project-related expenses and boost our cost-efficiency by diversifying and enhancing our arrangements with suppliers.
  • Liaise with tax experts and external auditors to reply to queries, give documentation, and seek advice/solution from them.
  • Continuous assistance with immigration processes to aid in expat settlement, such as work permits, special passes, visas, and alien card application follow-ups.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to monitor cash and bank balances and ensure sufficient amounts to meet all payment requirements.
  • Provide assistance with all administrative matters in the office, such as purchasing all office supplies, managing office equipment, and maintaining office keys.
  • Oversee support staff, such as office cleaners.
  • Help with logistics for enumerator training, workshops, and meetings (booking rooms, catering, renting furniture, organizing transportation, etc.).
  • Assist with the management of Petty Cash in the office.
  • Perform additional tasks/duties as specified.

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What you will bring:

  • BA Degree in Business Management, Economics, Accounting, or Related Fields
  • Minimum three years of relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication abilities.
  • Excellent understanding of office administration, visa and work permit procedures, accounting, and bookkeeping.
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Must be a Tanzanian national.

What’s in it for you?

Laterite provides a competitive compensation package, which includes medical insurance and 21 days of yearly leave. We are also committed to helping our employees’ growth by giving an annual learning budget of up to $1,000 per person and 10 days off for professional development each year. We also provide remote working possibilities in compliance with Laterite’s remote work policy.

The starting compensation for this position is TZS 1,409,524 gross per month. The actual compensation grade will be determined based on the selected candidate’s experience and performance during interviews. Salaries are aligned with the pay matrix. There is plenty of room for advancement, both in terms of money and position. Promotions at Laterite are considered during our biannual performance evaluation.

What next?

1). Online assessment

The first step is to complete a 30-minute online assessment for which no special preparation is needed.

2). Submit application

Successful candidates will then be invited to upload their CV and cover letter via our online application system.

3). Interviews

Successful candidates will then be invited to a first interview. The interview stage will consist of two rounds of interviews.


The deadline for submitting the application is 7th March 2024

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