Financial Accountant

FANIKIWA MICROFINANCE COMPANY is a growing Microfinance Institution with branches in Dar Es Salaam (head office and branch), Mwanza, Arusha, Korogwe and Zanzibar. We serve more than 2,000 entrepreneurs with business and agriculture loan products to improve their business activities and increase their household income. Fanikiwa also offers unique insurance products to our clients that help them to mitigate major risks. 
FANIKIWA is seeking to recruit qualified, highly motivated, performance driven and experienced Tanzanians interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment. FANIKIWA is currently looking to fill the position of FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT for Head Office. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Ensures timely and accurate monthly bank reconciliation and prompt action taken on reconciling items . Supervises the work of accountants in the preparation of payments, deposits, petty cash and voucher preparation. 
Maintains subsidiary ledgers for all assets and liabilities [Branches and Head Office]. 
Work with the Chief Finance Officer to ensure adequate control of cash and other assets according to laid down policies both in the Head Office and in the Branches. 
Ensures that the accounting books and records of Fanikiwa are properly filed and stored for efficient retrieval and use; 
Promptly produces regular financial and other reports to the Fanikiwa’s management; 
Reviews cheque requisitions for payments and account allocation on all invoices; 
Prepares monthly payroll and payments of statutory deductions; 
Prepares and submits annual statutory returns 
Ensures that the General Ledger is properly and completely maintained; 
Keeps a systematic monitoring of all of FMFC’s property and equipment, monitor its movement and review its condition as compared to its book value; 
Provides assistance in any audit or examination to be conducted by the external or internal auditor, BoT examiners, other government regulatory agencies as well as other parties duly authorized by the Board of Directors or the CEO to conduct such activity; 
Other tasks that may be assigned by the Finance and Admin Manager from time to time 

QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS: 
Minimum a University degree in accounting/related studies. 
Must have at least 2-4 years experience doing accounting work in a financial institution. 

COMPETENCIES: 
Updated knowledge of forms and reports submitted to the Bank of Tanzania; the Tanzania Revenue Authority, and other government regulatory agencies 
Must be creative with good analytical and problem solving skills 
Highly developed sense of reliability and accuracy 
Detailed oriented, trustworthiness and willingness to take responsibility 
Above average competence in Microsoft Office applications and other office productivity tools 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Qualified candidates should forward 
Application with detailed CV and copies of certificates. The CV should include addresses of three referees one of them being the current or latest 
employer. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview. 
Application should be addressed to: 

Chief Human Resources Officer 
Fanikiwa Microfinance Company Limited 
Ubungo Plaza, West Wing – 9th floor 
Morogoro Road 
P.O. Box 57 
Dar es Salaam 

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