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STEPS Tanzania Hiring Finance and Administration Officer

STEPS Tanzania Hiring Finance and Administration Officer

STEPS Tanzania, a non-profit health and human development organization, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the communities it serves sustainably. The organization focuses on providing integrated, locally driven solutions with the goal of making healthcare, education, and community development accessible as a human right for all. STEPS Tanzania’s team comprises experts in public health, adult education, socio-economic development, administration and management, civil society, gender, youth-specific issues, research, learning, and technology, offering a diverse skill set to tackle contemporary development challenges. The organization collaborates with various local and global institutions, emphasizing partnerships with governmental bodies, development partners, academic and non-academic institutions, and civil society organizations.

Vacancy: Finance and Administration Officer at STEPS Tanzania

1. Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer

2. Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

3. Supervision: N/A

4. Level: Team Member

5. Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The Finance and Administration Officer will contribute to project performance implementation.
  • Responsible for the financial health and risk management of the organization, overseeing the performance of the finance and administration business units under the Finance and Administration Manager’s supervision.
  • Provide critical support and guidance on administrative and general finance matters.
  • Ensure completeness of payment vouchers, timely procurement, transaction posting, bank reconciliation, liaison with field offices, payment complaints management, logistics coordination, and adherence to organizational procedures.
  • Support the preparation of organizational and project budgets on time.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory deductions like NSSF and PAYE, and obtain VAT exemptions.
  • Prepare monthly budget variance reports for each business area.
  • Prepare financial reports and explore ways to reduce costs and maximize resource use.
  • Perform day-to-day functions of the finance and administration department.
  • Develop cashbooks, general ledger, and bank reconciliations.
  • Support preparation for audits.

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Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • Additional Qualification: A reputable professional accounting qualification recognized by NBAA is preferred for this position.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial and grants management, with at least 5 years’ direct NGO work experience.
  • Experience in preparing budgets and financial reports for international donor agencies like USAID, Global Fund, and others.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, such as the Income Tax Act, Federal Award requirements (e.g., 2 CFR 200), and others.

STEPS Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive package for the selected candidate in line with salary history, academic qualifications, and relevant experience.

Please submit your application (Cover letter, CV, relevant academic transcript, and professional awards if any – all in one PDF document) to info@steps.or.tz. Address your application to the Executive Director, STEPS Tanzania Head Office, P.O.BOX 33307, Kijitonyama, Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam.

For the latest Finance and Administration Officer jobs vacancy at STEPS Tanzania After the CV review, interviews will be conducted for the best candidates according to the evaluation grid.

Application deadline is on 04th March 2024.

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