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Finance Associate

Application deadline 27. May
Posted at
12. Apr, 17:38
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Business / Employer name
Brightermonday Tanzania
Company Industry
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
2 years
Other District Other Location


The Finance Associate provides day to day financial support to organization's Tanzania operations. S/he provides functional financial management support to Project Director, Project Managers, and Coordinators. In addition, provides working support to Finance Assistant, Senior Finance Officer, Finance Manager and probably to Finance Director where necessary. With other finance staff S/he provides functional financial management support to Country Office program team, Administration and HR units.


Facilitate Payments

  • On all approved Travels, and Activity and Budget Proposals process MPesa payments for Vendors/Supplies, Training/Meeting Participants and organization's employees timely.
  • Prior to payment ensure thorough review of invoices and other supporting documents including requests for compliance issues prior to processing payments.
  • Work with program staff on facilitating field based payments to participants in (meetings, workshops, trainings, community works, warehouses stevedores etc.)

Financial Control

  • Execute and uphold systems of internal controls in compliance with organization's Policies and under guidance from the Senior Finance Officer.
  • Ensure cash receipts as documented by Finance Assistant are well reconciled and deposited into a organization's bank account instantly.
  • Maintain updated, organized, secure filing and storage of financial documents relating to M-Pesa payments and Journal vouchers.
  • Manage M-Pesa register to ensure it is timely updated and report any expected funding requirements to ensure smooth operations of program activities.
  • Ensure all cash receipted are banked into organization's Bank account instantly.


  • Facilitating timely Travel and Program advance reconciliations according to organization's Tanzania policies and procedures.
  • Recording Regional Office M-Pesa approved payment vouchers and Journal Vouchers into ACCPAC.
  • Provide support to the Senior Finance Officer and Finance Manager in the creation of financial reports on monthly basis and as when might be needed in regular basis.
  • Work with the Senior Finance Officer and Finance Manager ensuring monthly bank reconciliations are done timely and accurately.

Liaison with External Institutions

  • Facilitate bank transactions including cash withdrawals, cash deposits, check deposits to organization's bank or any other bank, collection of bank statements, facilitation of official communication between the organization and bank(s) including follow up of any outstanding matters as may arise.

Professional Skills:

  • Works Efficiently and Effectively/Commitment to Quality
  • Builds Relationships/Teamwork
  • Judgment
  • Demonstrates Adaptability
  • Problem Solving
  • Creativity and Technical Skills
  • Works with integrity.


  • Bachelor or Advanced Diploma in Accounting from recognized

  • Excellent computer skills, including MS software: Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact well with others and work in a team environment

  • Excellent English skills -- verbal and written.

  • Good negotiation skills, appropriate leadership and problem-solving skills

  • 2-3 years relevant professional experience including petty cash management

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment

  • Highly organized, detailed oriented, sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills

  • Working with high level of integrity

Job LocationMusoma, , Tanzania

Position TypeFull-Time/Regular

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