Accountant Jobs at The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM)


The Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for employment on annual contract basis to fill the following post below..

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Qualification and Experience:
The applicants should possess the following academic and professional qualifications.
 Possession of a good form VI certificate.
 Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution;
 One (1) year working experience serving in similar position will be an added advantage;
 Knowledge of Procurement procedures and IT will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and abilities
 Knowledge of bookkeeping procedures;
 Knowledge of accounting principles;
 Knowledge of the preparation process for financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles;
 Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial records;
 Skill in analyzing, preparing, checking and balancing routine fiscal transactions and accounts;
 Ability to prepare accurate financial statements.

Main duties:
 General management of TGCL accounts;
 Prepare accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports and ensure the accuracy and completeness of the same;
 Receive payment by cash, cheques or any other forms of payment commonly used in Tanzania;
 Maintain accounting records and balancing accounts (double entry book keeping);
 Preparing and payment of staff salaries and student allowances;
 Using computerized accounting system and maintaining accurate accounting records.
 Process bills for payment; File and tally deposits;
 Communicating with the bank
 Communicating with the German project partner;
 Assisting in the organization of TGCL events and other activities as directed by the Coordinator.

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Terms of service:
Contract of one year, and subject to three months probation.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Mode of Application:
Interested candidates should apply in confidence (letters to include telephone contacts) to the undersigned enclosing:
i) Detailed CV;
ii) Photocopies of relevant certificates and transcripts;
iii) Reference letters of at least two referees (to be submitted in hard copies only).

NB: Applications should be done in both hard and soft copies.
Soft copies of applications should be forwarded to the following email address [email protected] and copied to [email protected]
Applications should be sent to:
TGCL Coordinator
University of Dar-es-Salaam School of Law
P. O. Box 35093
University of Dar-es-Salaam.

Dar-es-Salaam [where possible deliver hard copies to the TGCL office – UDSM Mikocheni campus opposite Mikocheni B Police post – directly
This advertisement can also be found in TGCL’s website:
DEADLINE: 31st December 2020.

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