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Job Opportunity at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service, Accountant/Cashier


Job Opportunity at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service, Accountant/Cashier

Positions: Accountant/Cashier (1Post)

Reports to: Finance & Procurement Manager

Job Location: Dar es Salaam (TCRS Head Quarters)

Applications Deadline: 03rd December 2021


Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS) used to be the Field Program of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF/DWS), carrying out a programme of humanitarian, relief, and development activities with refugees and marginalized poor people in Tanzania.

However, in 2006 the organization was localized and registered as a Local NGO in Tanzania. The Primary functions of TCRS are to carry out humanitarian, relief and development works in Tanzania. Currently, TCRS works in Humanitarian, Emergency Response, Relief, and Community Empowerment Programs with both refugees and local communities in various parts of Tanzania.

Job Opportunity at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service, Accountant/Cashier


The Accountant/Cashier will be based at TCRS Dar Es Salaam (head Quarters). She/he will be reporting to the Finance and Procurement Manager and shall generally have the following duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for preparing and maintaining of cash book, petty cash book, petty cash vouchers and handling daily cash transaction of the organisation

Responsible for preparation of cheques, bank transfer, and other bank transactions to suppliers, consultants, and funds transfer to project are paid on duly authorized payment

Ensure staff travel allowances and salaries are paid on time.

Ensure cashbook transactions have the required supporting documents

Responsible for withdrawing and depositing cash and cheque in the

Ensure all unused receipts, cheques and other related documents are safely

Prepare journal entries and post them to the accounting system

Responsible for reconciliation of project petty cash and Bank account against the general

Responsible for follow up of staff imprests, salary advances, creditors, debtors, travel allowances records and ensure timely deduction and monthly schedules are reported to the Finance and Procurement Manager on time

Ensure all statutory deductions are promptly paid and submitted to the respective authority

Responsible for timely record of income/grants received and issue the required official receipt

Responsible for preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports.

Prepare monthly, quarterly annual, and any other financial reports as required by

Ensure full participation during preparation of organization

To perform any other duties that may be required by the supervisor

Job Opportunity at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service, Accountant/Cashier


Degree in Accountancy (with 2 years of experience) or Diploma in Accountancy (with 3 years of experience).

Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures

Experience using financial Accounting software

Advanced MS Excel skills

Knowledge of financial regulations

Excellent analytical and numerical skills

Sharp time management skills

Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data

Analytical Skills: Able to analyze various Accounting issues in relation to the organizational

Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

Remuneration Package:

Attractive and basing on the Current TCRS Salary Structure

Applications Process:

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV through: Email to: mail@tcrs.or.tz Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

Applicants MUST attach their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Application Deadline: 03.12.2021




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