Job Opportunity at Tetra Tech International - Accounting Assistant

Job Opportunity at Tetra Tech International - Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

The Tanzania Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity funded by USAID/Tanzania and implemented by Tetra Tech International Development ( is currently accepting expressions of interest for qualified candidates to fill various positions. The purpose of Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity is to expand and sustain the provision and governance of WASH services by increasing access to sustainable water services; Increasing access to finance for water, sanitation, and hygiene; Strengthening the market for sanitation products and services; and Strengthening basin water boards and water user associations for stewardship of water resources,

Tetra Tech seeks experienced candidates for the following positions:

Accounting Assistant (1 Post, Maternity Cover):

Based in Iringa

Underthe supervision of the Director of Administration and Finance, the Accounting Assistant will be responsible for providing maternity cover to the Finance Team for a period of approximately 3 months. The Accountant Assistant will assist with 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 assistant will maintain and update accounting and financial control systems in accordance with USAID regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable) such that Tetra Tech ARD policy transactions are conducted, processed and recorded as stipulated by the system.


Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3 years in relevant field or 8 years’ experience of relevant work.

Professional 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. Preference for candidates based in Iringa.

Accounting Assistant Job Vacancy at Tetra Tech International


To apply through with a cover letter and current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological order format. Please list the title of the position in the email subject line

General Qualifications:

  • Must be computer literate (in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Experience delivering services in Tanzania, working successfully within a team environment.
  • Professional fluency in English and Swahili is required for verbal and written communication.
  • Please note: Only Tanzanian citizens are eligible for this position.
  • Previous employees of Tetra Tech with a retrenchment date within two years of the application deadline will be prioritized, per section 25(1)(a) of the code of Good practice (Employment and Labour Relations).

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Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

No phone calls will be accepted about these positions.

Deadline for submission of applications is July 15,2022

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