Application Deadline: 30 Jan 2016
ACCOUNTANT (X 2) POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Tetra Tech, through its subsidiary Tetra Tech ARD (http://www.tetratechintdev.com). a US-based international development firm is implementing a USAID-funded project 'the Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) which seeks to achieve improvements in health, water resources management, agriculture, climate change adaptation and the environment in Tanzania. Win rock Intemational (http://www.winrock.org), a US-based international non-profit Organization , is a sub-contractor to Tetra Tech on WARIDI and is supporting its implementation.
Tetra Tech and Winrock are advertising for the following positions to be based in the Office (except where noted). All applicants should be Tanzanian citizens and be fluent in Swahili and English. Some positions are immediate and some will be phased in over the coming 3 - 4 months. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender are essential requirements
Accountant (2 posts)
Experience: Minimum of 3 years' experience in an equivalent position, experience in using QuickBooks accounting software preferred. Experience working in a similar position with NGO, business or international organizations is required.
University Degree or professional certification in accounting.
The Accountant is responsible for assisting with accounting and financial control systems for the WARIOI office and for ensuring that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place to meet Tetra Tech ARO accounting standards. The Accountant will manage all bookkeeping, bank accounts and cash flow to ensure sufficient funds are available for effective and efficient implementation. Specific areas of responsibility include financial report preparation, payroll preparation, review and submission to Tetra Tech ARD Home Office, cash flow management. The accountant will maintain and update accounting and financial control systems in accordance with USAIO regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable) such that Tetra Tech ARD policy transactions are conducted, processed and recorded as stipulated by the system
Interested and qualified candidates should send their current curriculum vitae (CV), 3 references, and a completed (signed/dated) Employee Biographical Data form (can be downloaded from:
and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject of the email should include "WARIDI" and the name of the position applying for. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be hired as soon as they are available. Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience.
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations.
We encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. Tetra Tech
ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.