Financial Controller

Financial Controller;- The Financial Controller will be responsible for managing all accounting and financial matters of the company; administer Legal and Human Resource functions as assigned; continually improve the organization’s financial and accounting systems and controls; provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data, preparing reports, statutory reporting, audits and tax.

Major Responsibilities

  • Handle the legal and contractual matters of the company.
  • Establish costing and budgets for proposed projects.
  • Manage the accounting department.
  • Assist with administration and office secretarial work.
  • Prepare payroll and other payments.
  • Approve Local Purchasing Orders.
  • Prepare monthly cash requirements and ensure adequate cash balances are available.
  • Perform End-of-Month account closing;
  • Co-ordination, preparation and submission of periodic financial statements and other reports as required.
  • Perform project specific accounting (project costing, budget vs. actual analysis, etc)
  • Complete statutory requirements and audit function.
  • Proper and timely filing of Annual Income Returns and other Income Tax Assessments.
  • Review computations and check accuracy of all payments.
  • Identify, analyze, and rectify accounting problems and mistakes.
  • Perform weekly backup of accounting system.
  • Any other duties assigned within.

The ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate that they possess:

  • Tanzanian citizenship.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Deep understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Superior leadership abilities and financial decision-making skills.
  • Systematic organization.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to accurately record information.
  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Find and recognize important information.
  • Recognize the nature of a problem.
  • Ability to interpret the company’s financial condition.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and correctly.
  • Expert understanding of financial statements and the ability to react with meaningful strategies.
  • Excellent computer systems and excel skills.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Outcome-driven outlook.
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Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or business management.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate.
  • 3 to 6 years in a management accounting role.
  • Experience working in the hospitality industry is preferred.

Gross Monthly Salary Range: TZS 4,800,000 – 5,760,000