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Accountant Position at Amani Girls Organization (AGO)

Accountant Position at Amani Girls Organization (AGO)
Accountant at Amani Girls Organization (AGO) May, 2024

Amani Girls Organization (AGO) is a Non-governmental Organization, founded in 2004 and registered with registration number 00NGO/R1/00249. For more than 18 years, AGO has been working to build protective and productive resources for children, youth, and families to enable their active participation in community and National development. Strategically, AGO executes programs in Adolescent Health promotion, Education Support, and Social Protection of children, adolescent girls, and young women. AGO commits to advancing adolescent girls’ rights in Tanzania, and supporting marginalized and vulnerable populations (particularly OVCs, Adolescent Girls, and Young Women and their families), through inclusive livelihood and movement building.    

Following a new partnership with Stromme Foundation (SF) to support the implementation of 7 years Stromme Foundation Strategic Plan in Tanzania, specifically within the Singida Region. AGO is looking for qualified individuals who will fill in the available vacancy in the current AGO structure. AGO is willing to employ the following positions: –

Accountant: 1 Position based in Singida. (Amani Girls Organization – AGO)

Job Description

AGO is seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Accountant to join our team. An accountant will play a vital role in ensuring the accuracy and transparency of our financial operations. This position offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic team and contribute to the financial health of our organization.

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Accountant Responsibilities: –

  • Ensure compliance with all organization, national, and partners (SF) accounting and financial regulations.
  • Process financial transactions and entering accurate data into accounting software like Quick book.
  • Analyze financial data, identify trends, and prepare insightful reports.
  • Create regular financial statements (balance sheets, income statements, etc).
  • Communicate financial information clearly and concisely to internal stakeholders (Management Committee) and external stakeholders (Partners (SF), Donors, etc) using presentations and reports.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records.
  • Performing checks and balances (accounts reconciliation) and resolving discrepancies.
  • Calculate and prepare tax filings.
  • Stay updated on current accounting and financial regulations.
  • Support the Internal Management Committee in the financial decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Diploma/Advanced Diploma/ Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • Special licenses or certification may be required.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills especially Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Understanding of mathematics accounting and financial processes.
  • Proficiency in accounting principles and practices.
  • Experience with accounting software like QuickBooks.
  • Experience working in donor-funded projects.
  • Ethical behavior and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

GENERAL CRITERIA REQUIRED at Amani Girls Organization – AGO

AGO is an equal-opportunity employer promoting gender, equity, and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other key vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants aged 25 – 35 years are given preference. Extensive experience working with OVCs, Youth, and Caregivers, particularly Adolescent Girls and Young Women. Proven competency in working with OVC, ECD, Income and Job Creation, Ultra Poor Graduation (UPG) programs, and Parenting programs. Effectiveness of working with cultural and youth and caregivers’ diversity. Singida resident applicants are encouraged to apply. A valid driving license is an added advantage.  

Remuneration

AGO offers a competitive package for selected candidates in line with Salary history, Academic

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qualifications, and relevant experience.

APPLICATION MODE at Amani Girls Organization – AGO

To apply, please indicate the position title you are applying for, in the subject line of your e-mail. Applications must include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter, and your salary history. 

Applications, that Do NOT Include ALL of the required elements, Will Not Be ConsideredAll Applications Should Be Sent Through E-mail: vacancy@amanigirls.or.tz Electronics applications are encouraged. Arrange all of your applications as a single PDF document.

The subject on your application e-mail should be the title of the position you are applying for. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd May 2024, at 23:59/Tanzania time.

CAUTION TO THE APPLICANTS:

Some fake adverts online require candidates to apply through some e-mail addresses of public domains, e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, Ymail, etc. Kindly note: vacancy@amanigirls.or.tz is the official address to use for this recruitment. Please ignore any of those adverts.

STRICTLY

We do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will be informed by the AGO Human Resource Manager and or AGO Liaison Manager through phone or email: info@amanigirls.or.tz 

WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY

Whistle-blowers are encouraged to raise their concerns under the Amani Girls Organization.  Therefore, our whistleblowing policy provides for reporting to the email address whistleblowing@amanigirls.or.tz

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