Job Opportunity at WASSHA Incorporation Tanzania, Accounting Manager

Job Opportunity at WASSHA Incorporation Tanzania, Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

Job Overview

Job Title: Accounting Manager

JOB INFORMATION

Organization: Wassha Inc. Tanzania Branch

Division: Accounting
Department: Accounting
Workstation: Dar es salaam
Reports to: Accounting Manager (JP)
Direct Reports (Subordinates): Accounting Leader

 COMPANY OVERVIEW

WASSHA Inc is a Japanese company incorporated in 2013 to deliver electrical power to people in off-grid areas. We use the “Mobile Money” technology in Africa to sell electricity to the electrified areas. The company aims to improve the lives of people in Africa by enabling a lifestyle with access to reliable electricity and power and other information and services. WASSHA believes that through its services it can unlock humankind’s potential and create other advancements in the medical, educational, industrial, and agricultural fields. WASSHA is committed to supporting internationally recognized human rights activities and initiatives. We believe that long-term business success can only be achieved if human rights are protected. Our Human Rights Policy statement sets out the fundamental principles to ensure we do not engage in activities that directly or indirectly violate human rights. This policy is applicable to WASSHA inc. and its subsidiaries across Africa

JOB PURPOSE

  • Managing accounting team and control, improve, and/or establish accounting and financial related process to ensure high quality and efficiency.
  • Take primal responsibility for local Audit independently.
  • Assure and mitigate risks of internal control in accounting and finance area, domestic and international tax risks.
  • Lead budget planning, execution, comparison within Tanzania Branch.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

A) Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Take primal responsibility and handle statutory Audit/ Tax Audit independently.
  • Guide Accounting leader and assistants to improve accuracy and efficiency in Accounting and Finance area, by sharing own knowledge, providing opportunities of education.
  • Suggest, implement and visualize operation process relating to Accounting and Finance area collaborating with other departments
  • Understand group overall and establish branch financial strategy with higher managements.
  • Plan and execute budget making process in the branch with efficient data collection
  • Supervise and assist accounting leader for monthly closing, especially for the decisional and complex matters, communicating with HQ manager.

B) Functional Responsibilities:

  • Be a window person to be consulted about financial risks in various matter such as legal, tax, contractual matter and suggest risk mitigation using own and other professional knowledge.
  • Summarize financial performance of the branch monthly, comparing with Budget and past trend and suggest countermeasure to improve its performance to management.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies.
  • Work while observing the Professional Code of Conduct (PICCO). Professional behavior, Integrity, Competence, Confidentiality, and Objectivity.
  • A general accountant is directly obligated to report any misconduct observed or heard that is against these codes to the immediate supervisor or to the appropriate reporting channel.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Accounting Manager Job Vacancy at WASSHA Incorporation Tanzania

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

A) A minimum level of academic and professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, Finance, or any other relevant field.
  • CPA/ACCA is a must

B) A minimum level of experience required to perform effectively in the role:

  • 5 years experience in a high volume transaction accounting department
  • 5 years experience in managerial accounting such as budget preparation, budget analysis, management report using financial accounting data.
  • Experience in managing the team more than 5 persons more than 3 year

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

A) Internal customers:

  • HQ Accounting Manager/Corporate Head/ CFO
  • Internal Auditors
  • Accounts leader/ assistants
  • Human Resource Team Leader
  • Management members (COO, GM)
  • All Staff

B) External customers:

  • External Vendors
  • Agents

Accounting Manager Job Vacancy at WASSHA Incorporation Tanzania

COMPETENCIES

A) Technical

  • Professional certificate { CPA/ACCA }
  • Accounting Package certificate {QuickBooks, Tally} or familiarity with sage
  • Knowledge of the full accounting cycle
  • Knowledge of financial accounting standards
  • Knowledge of managerial accounting
  • Knowledge and awareness for domestic and international tax

B) Functional

  • Details Oriented
  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Confidentiality work driven
  • Leadership skills
  • Data Entry Management.
  • Highly proficient in Excel and Word applications
  • Excellent Team Player
  • Problem Solving and Analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills

C) Behavioural

  • Stress tolerance
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  •  Accountability and Transparency

MODE OF APPLICATION

Application deadline: 16th September, 2022.

Application directed to : Hr@tz.wassha.com

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