Senior Accountant – With taxation experience (1 Post)

The LAPF Pensions Fund is a social security institution affiliated to the prime Minister’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PMORLG). LAPF ha it’s headquarter in Dodoma with zone and liaison offices in Dar es salaam, Arusha, Iringa, Mwanza, Mtwara, Rukwa and Kigoma.

LAPF activities have been steadily increasing in the recent past and in response to that, the Fund is seeking to recruit dynamic, committed, qualified individuals who are highly motivated, entrepreneurial minded and result drive professionals with proven track record.

The available positions together with their specific requirements are as follows:

POSITION: Senior Accountant – With taxation experience (1 Post)

Reports to Chief Accountant, the Accountant will be responsible to provide proper advice on issues to Fund taxation

Qualification Skills and Experience

i. A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration with bias in accounting
ii.Understanding of international Financial Reporting Standards
iii. CPA (T) or equivalent
iv. Computer literacy with advanced knowledge of integrated Financial Management Systems
v. A practical experience in taxation will be an added advantage
vi. At least four year post qualification experience in a reputable institution

Duties and Responsibilities
i. To advise LAPF management on taxation
ii. Ensure the accuracy of subsidiary books of accounts and the General ledge and timely provide report to superiors
iii. Carry out periodic financial analysis and issues periodic financial reports to superiors in accordance with the management information Systems
iv. Ensure proper accounting of fixed assets and timely provide report to speriors
v. Prepare journal vouchers, monthly payroll and statutory returns and timely provide report to superiors
vi. Check the accuracy and completeness of payment vouchers, journal vouchers and other accounting records and timely provide report to superiors
vii. Prepare financial statements and schedule for audit purposes in accordance with the International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards and timely provide report to superiors
viii. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by superiors from time to time

GENERAL CONDITIONS.
i. All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania and are not above 45 years old, however, should also observe the age limit of each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up – to date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contract, postal address, E-mail and telephone numbers.
iii. From IV and From VI results slips are strictly not accepted.
iv. Testimonials, partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
v. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
vi. Certificate from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
vii. Certificate from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

HOW TO APPLY:
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application with detailed curriculum vitae. Photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials and names of three referees with their contacts to the address below. Submission of your application should be not late than 10th April 2015 at 17:00hrs local time

Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.

Job applicant, who will not hear from us, should consider they are unsuccessful.

The Director General,
LAPF Pensions Fund,
Mtendeni Street,
P.O BOX 1501,
DODOMA.

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