Senior Accountants – 2 Posts

HJFMRI or locally known as “Walter Reed Program-Tanzania” is a United States of America
federally funded program which supports PEPFAR activities in the Republic of Tanzania, The HJFMRI program, in collaboration with the MoHCDGEC and community NGOs, has been leading a comprehensive HIV and AIDS care and support program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004, The program, which is sub-contracting with Regional Health Management Teams (RHMTs) and 14 community outreach partners, extends to 25 district councils-in Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa, Katavi and Ruvuma Regions, Collectively, this zone, which has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in Tanzania, represents a catchment area with close to 6 million people (13% of the population of Tanzania mainland), Despite remarkable achievements made over the past 10 years, the expansion of HIV care and treatment interventions still remains critical both at the facility as well as the community level.

Job Vacancy: Senior Accountants – 2 Posts

Reports to: Accounting Manager
Location: Mbeya with 10% travel

General Overview
This position is responsible for day to day transactional accounting operations of WRP-T programs. The Senior Accountant will serve as a point person for accounting and provide supervision, coaching and development of junior staff within the Accounting Department. He / She is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable accounting policies and procedures, laws and regulations requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervises department accountant(s)
• Perform accounting activities to include financial reports, bank reconciliations, general ledger entries, and other general accounting functions
• Maintain strong financial reports in compliance with organizations policies and procedure
• Responsible for GL entries and accurate recordkeeping to support entries and transactions.
• Ensures timely monthly and annual accounting close.
• Resolves accounting issues, concerns, and questions in a timely manner to ensure smooth and efficient program operations and reporting.
• Provides monthly accounting reports finance and accounting staff for review.
• Reviews vs. prepares monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
• Trains project accounting staff on HJFMRI procedures and policies
• Assist with the preparation of financial reports for US Government, institutional funders and private donors as needed
• Respond to routine HQ accounting-related inquiries
• Provides support for internal and external audit support
• Review the completeness and accuracy of regional office and country office monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports package submissions; resolve related problems and/or provide guidance to Country Offices to resolve them as appropriate
• Maintain vendor files and related accounting records, such as leases and contracts
• Manage accounts payables, receivables, payroll, travel advances, and international wires
• Supports or leads on special projects as needed.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
• Five years minimum accounting and/or auditing experience preferably in a nonprofit or international development environment
• 2-3 years of supervision experience in mid to large accounting department
• Knowledge of and familiarity with accounting systems/packages
• Experience managing staff
• Ability to use good judgment and professionalism; experience in decision- making
• Excellent analytical skills
• Excellent” Microsoft Excel skills and experience with Quick Books accounting software
• Experience with US government regulations a plus
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
• Strong skills in internal controls and accounting standards
• Ability to function effectively both autonomously and on complex/sensitive issues and projects.
• High level of professionalism, transparency, and integrity in overall production of work product.
• High standard of written and spoken English

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the position below. Cover letters and resumes should be mailed by postal/EMS/DHL/any Courier to the Human Resources Manager, P,O. Box 6396, Mbeya or sent by email to; 
NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB In the SUBJECT LINE, avoid soliciting any member of the organization. Hand delivery application will not be accepted. 
Deadline for submission of the application is 31st July, 2017.
Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

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Manager Credit Administration

TPB Bank PLC seeks to appoint dedicated, self-motivated and highly organized Manager Credit Administration (1 position) to join the Retail Business Banking team.

REPORTING LINE: Direct to: Chief Manager Credit MIS &Training
Indirect to: Director of Retail BusinessBanking
LOCATION: Head Office
WORK SCHEDULE: As per TPB Bank PLC Staff regulations
DIVISION: Retail & Business Banking
SALARY: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

1. Handle team in validating of all approved and disbursed loans and
management of daily administration and documentations to make full
compliance with the internal standards and external regulatory requirements.
2. Review loan documents and liaise with internal and external parties to ensure
proper and efficient delivery of credit administration duties.
3. Review daily system credit monitoring and management of standard
reports for management decisions.
4. Respond on departmental and branch Credit related audit queries and replies
5. Administering of reconciliations between General Ledgers and subsidiary

 Six sigma approach towards process continuity and reductions in risk.
 forecasting process, impairment calculation as well as regulatory provision calculations.
 Knowledge in support of New Business Development and Risk Analysis.
 Knowledge in applying Six tools for continuous Improvement Plans using DMAIC
(define Measure Analysis Improvement and Control).
 Experience in Leading Cross-function projections.
 Knowledge in Advanced Excel and Access.

 Handle team in validating of all approved and disbursed loans and management of daily administration and documentations to make full compliance with the internal standards and external regulatory requirements.
 Review loan documents and liaise with internal and external parties to ensure proper
and efficient delivery of credit administration duties.
 Review daily system credit monitoring and management reports:
 Validation of portfolios on loan disbursement on daily basis
 Administer Branch and Min Branches daily input data and reports
 Identify first payment defaulters proactively follow-up to ensure corrective action taken.
 Checking indemnity premiums movements
 Checking correctness of interest revenue movements in the system
 Checking employers code and other parameters if entered correctly in the core banking system.
 Checking of movement on recovery from charged off accounts
 Administer preparations of deduction and approval to and from respective
employers/Fund Institutions
 Management of Audit queries from Branches and compilation of management replies
to the Management
 Maintained corporate policies in the customer credit and initial collection cycles.
 Identify non performing accounts with irregularities and proactively follow-up to ensure corrective action taken in line with credit policy
 Assist the team involved in supporting the impairment calculation as well as
regulatory provision calculations
 Drive the data source and whole process for compiling financial instrument disclosures
 Perform forecasting process on micro and macro-economic factors in line with the
IFRS 9 buckets and its aligned risk classifications
 Generate, review and maintain daily loan disbursement reports for presentation to credit and other users, provide weekly and monthly reports on the same, in accordance to the credit policy & manual and report to Senior Management accordingly.
 Ensure compliance with the internal policy, credit approval terms and conditions
regulatory ratio / policies before approving any new loans request.
 Responsible for system collateral valuation, collateral monitoring and collateral reconciliation with original documents to ensure compliance of coverage ratio.
 Ensuring post disbursement compliance with approved terms and conditions,
assignment of rights, review expiry of credits, progress payment insurance.
 Administer reconciliation of all General ledger (G/L accounts) vs Subsidiary ledgers (SL) on daily basis:
 Interest rate
 Indemnity
 Portfolio Position
 All suspense accounts
 Facilitation to enhance service delivery
 Make sure officers have all the necessary documents and facilities for their daily activities e.g necessary manual, forms and stationary related to the banks’ loan portfolios
 To support TAT to Branch and Mini Branch officers and Head Office team for all
bank products, and updating TAT tracker on daily basis.

Education, Experience and Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance, Corporate Finance, Statistics, Economics
or any related field with three year experience in Business and Banking industry,
 Experience on Equinox/Rubicon or any other reputable core banking system also
may be added advantage.
 High level of integrity.
 Must be keen on details.
 Excellent communication and report writing skills.
 Ability to work under pressure and minimal supervision.

How To Apply:

The position will attract a competitive salary package, which include benefits. Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading ) via e-mail to: 

Applications via other m ethods w ill not be considered. Applicants need to subm it only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials w ill have to be subm itted during the interview for authentic check and other adm inistrative m easures and should not in any w ay be attached during application.

TPB Bank PLC has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

NEVER pay to have your CV /Application pushed forward.

Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a SCAM. If you are requested to make a payment for any reason, please use the Whistle blower policy of the Bank, or call 0222162940 to report the scam. You also don’t need to know one in TPB BANK PLC to be employed. TPB BANK PLC is merit based institution and to achieve this vision, it always go for the best.

Please forward your applications before 2nd August 2017

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Senior Relationship Manager – Chinese Desk

EXIM Bank(Tanzania) Ltd, an indigenous bank in Tanzania, ranking 5th in the country in
terms of total assets, is engaged in providing commercial banking. services to the Retail, Mid & Large Corporate by offering a wide range of innovative products of international standards, in all verticals, including Corporate & retail lending, deposit, payment solutions, foreign exchange operations, cash handling services and other ancillary services etc. The bank is also present in Uganda, Union of Comoros & Republic of Djibouti.

JOB Title: Senior Relationship Manager – Chinese Desk

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Chinese Business Development/ Relationship portfolio management
DEPARTMENT: Investment Banking
REGION: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with Travelling to Subsidiaries in Uganda, Djibouti and Comoros
HOURS OF WORK: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Additional hours as required by workload


The purpose of this role is to build, partner and sustain relationship with Chinese Businesses and to ensure optimum customer acquisition, retention and income generation from sales of all appropriate Assets, Liability and Cash management products of the bank.


• Build, partner and sustain relationship with Chinese Businesses / Banks
• Translate II Communicate and understand docs / communications from Chinese corporate / banks / embassies
• To achieve bank Business Targets w.r.t Chinese vertical
• Develop Strategic Alliances with Chinese Banks / Businesses / Projects in Tanzania


• Holder of Bachelor degree or official generalist business qualification such as MBA
• Proficiency in Chinese language – Speaking and Writing Both
• Managing Chinese Relationship Mainly Corporate for past 3 years
• Excellent Networking Skills
• Experience in Bank / Financial Institutions/ Corporate Banking Products


• Strong credit analysis, documentation and relationship management skills
• Ability to assess customer needs and develop products that suits their needs
• Experience in structured trade finance, syndication and project financing will be an added advantage.


Interested candidate should send their CV’s to  not later than Friday 28th July 2017

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