Ajira With. Travel: Financial Accountant May 2023-
We are a reputable safari business operating in Arusha, Tanzania, dedicated to providing exceptional wildlife experiences to our clients. With a strong commitment to sustainable tourism practices and conservation efforts, we offer tailor-made safari packages that showcase the beauty of Tanzania’s national parks and wildlife reserves.
We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Accountant to join our team in Arusha. As the Accountant, you will play a vital role in managing our financial operations, including supplier payments, invoicing, and taxation compliance. Your expertise and meticulous attention to financial matters will help ensure the smooth financial functioning of our safari business.
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- Maintain accurate financial records, including transactional data, receipts, and invoices.
- Prepare and issue invoices to clients accurately and in a timely manner.
- Manage accounts payable and process supplier payments in compliance with company policies and procedures.
- Reconcile financial statements and resolve discrepancies as needed.
- Prepare monthly financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
- Collaborate with the finance team to develop and monitor budgets, providing insights and recommendations as necessary.
- Ensure compliance with local tax regulations and liaise with tax authorities as required.
- Assist with payroll processing, ensuring accurate and timely payments to employees.
- Monitor and analyze financial data to identify areas for improvement and implement strategies to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
- Stay updated on changes in financial regulations, tax laws, and accounting principles, and implement necessary adjustments to ensure compliance.
- Provide support during audits and liaise with auditors when necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
- Proven experience as an Accountant or similar role, preferably within the tourism or hospitality industry.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and standards.
- Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
- Familiarity with Tanzanian tax laws and regulations.
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial recordkeeping.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
How to Apply
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation. Join our dedicated team and contribute to the success of our safari business while experiencing the natural wonders of Tanzania. We look forward to welcoming a talented Accountant who shares our passion for wildlife and sustainable tourism.