Monday, 3 October 2016

Job at Simusolar Ltd, Accountant

Job Description: Accountant
General Information
Simusolar LTD is the Tanzanian subsidiary company whose parent company is
incorporated in the USA. In Tanzania, Simusolar Ltd is headquartered in Mwanza.
Currently, the company is looking for an experienced Accountant to ensure the
integrity of accounting information by researching account issues for compliance
and by establishing quality control over financial transactions and financial

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
The Accountant’s responsibilities include:
 Ability to control and collect financial information remotely
 Data center for a growing, international organization with multiple branches.
 Manage bookkeeping across organization.
 Tracking expenses and recording or scanning receipts;
 Tracking all capital expenditures and maintaining an asset ledger;
 Reconciling books with bank accounts and petty cash;
 Inventory management;
 Ensuring PAYE and SDL taxes are paid on a timely basis;
 Conducting monthly payroll, calculation of taxes and withholdings due, and
payment of the same;
 Providing monthly reports to the Finance Director that include sales,
expenses, investments (capital expenditures) and dispositions
 Prepare journal entries
 Complete general ledger operations
 Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
 Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
 Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check
 Managing loan portfolio for debtors and debtors control Accounts.
 Review and process expense reports
 Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
 Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting and finance or Business Administration
majoring in Accounting.
- Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
- Knowledge of International accounting standards.
- Knowledge of financial reporting
- Technical accounting skills
- Proficiency in relevant accounting software
- Minimum 3 years full-time accounting experience;
- Certified Xero and/or Quickbooks Online user;
- Mastery of Microsoft Word and Excel;
- Proficiency with data entry and bookkeeping;
- Proficiency with PAYE taxes, NSSF and other filings;
- Proficiency with expense policy and management;
- Familiarity with accounting treatment, including IASB and/or GAAP;
- Familiarity with internal audit;
- Fluent in Swahili and English;
- Bonus: current CPA certification

Key Competencies
 Attention to detail and accuracy
 Planning and organizing
 Scheduling and monitoring
 Great communication skills
 Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
 Initiative
 Team work
 Confidentiality

Location: Mwanza
Attractive package based on qualifications and experience.

Other benefits:
As the hub for Simusolar financial information, you are a critical member of the
team. You will enjoy mentorship from an experienced Finance Director and be able
to develop as a financial manager. You will also be part of a dynamic, growing
organization, meaning you will be part of creating new systems and processes.

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