Saturday, November 18, 2023

Accountant at Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA) Tanzania

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Saturday, November 18, 2023
Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA) Tanzania, 2023


Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA) Tanzania Jobs 2023
Job Overview
Accountant at LVIA
LVIA is looking for a Accountant for the EU funded project entitled ”Kijani Pemba – Strenghtening Urban Eco-Resilience in Chake Chake and Mkoani”
Project Location: Chake Chake and Mkoani, Pemba Island, Zanzibar
Office Location: Chake Chake, PEMBA
Starting date: January 2024, 12 months contract, renewable
Salary: 1,000,000 – 1,200,000 according to the experience and level of education of the selected candidate.

Who we are
Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA) is an Italian NGO working in ten African Countries including Tanzania with Headquarters in Cuneo Italy while in Tanzania our offices are in Kongwa District of Dodoma Region (P.O.BOX 160, Kongwa). LVIA has been working in Tanzania for more than 30 years in supporting the community development especially on agriculture, health, and the improvement of access to potable water and hygiene.

The project
LVIA is looking for a Project Assistant/MEAL officer to be employed in the framework of the EU funded project “Kijani Pemba – Strenghtening Urban Eco-Resilience in Chake Chake and Mkoani” . The specific objective of the project isto promote inclusive and sustainable growth in Chake Chake and Mkoani areas, South Pemba, by increasing climate urban resilience and access to basic services, socio-economic opportunities and decision making, especially for women and youth in the urban poor communities.

This objective can be achieved through the following expected results:
  • improved dialogue for participatory and coherent territorial planning among Local Authorities,
  • communities and CSO;
  • improved connectivity, coverage and access to safe water and sanitation, for public and social
  • facilities, with a specific focus on girls and women’s access to services;
  • socio-economic inclusion and economic empowerment of young people, girls and women, is
  • promoted through environmentally sensitive waste managementservices and green small local
  • businesses.

Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator and Country Representative the Accountant will be responsible of the following duties:
  • Responsible for the financial management and reporting of the project, in collaboration with
  • the Project coordinator and under the supervision of the Country Administrator in Dodoma and in Italy
  • Follow procedures and guidelines to accurately maintain the organization’s financial records and transactions
  • Ensuring the timely payment of taxes & insurance, keeping track of staff annual leaves
  • Managing the monthly payroll of LVIA staff
  • Collects and analyses accounting documents, prepares bank transfers, ordinary and tax payments, manages tenders, procurements and purchases on site.
  • Performing day-to-day accounting activities – registrations, cheques, bank transfers, reconciliation
  • Updating the LVIA accounting software, checking the bank & cash balances at the end of each month
  • Checking accountancy documents from partner organizations regarding their eligibility
  • Preparing all the necessary documents for external auditing

  • Able to give great attention to details, prioritazing and meeting multiple deadlines
  • Good interpersonal communication, report writing and computing skills
  • Be well organized and work independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Sensitive to gender equality issues
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  • At least bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent & CPA Holder;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience as Accountant, Finance officer or related, including supervisory experience;
  • Previous experiences with international NGOs and donor funded project
  • Proven experience in preparing budgets, compiling & analyzing data, and preparing financial reports
  • Experience in supporting EU project implementation and knowledge of PRAG 2021
  • Knowledge of local laws, codes and regulation
  • Proficiency in English and proven ability to write official reports and documents in English and Kiswahili;
  • Computer literature, advanced Excel;

The Employee is requested to keep a flexible attitude and good degree of adaptation to possible modifications and/or integration to the foreseen duties on the basis of necessities that may arise locally, and to make an effort to integrate his/her work in the wider context of LVIA presence in Tanzania in order to facilitate consistency and continuity among current and prospective projects.

  • Relevant courses / certificates
  • Knowledge of various accounting tools (NPS, etc.)
  • Valid motorcycle riding permit

Application Procedures
We want to make sure we select candidates who pay attention to details and are able to understand and follow organizational procedures.

Only the applications adhering to the following instructions will be taken into consideration:
1. Submit your application via email before 17:00 (EAT) of the 27th of November, 2023.
to this email address:
2. The object shall state: “Application for Accountant”.
3. Attach your Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter with a minimum of three references.
4. Do NOT attach at this stage Certificates or Transcripts; we will request them only for shortlisted candidates.
LVIA is sensitive to equal employment rights for vulnerable groups, so we particularly encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.

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