Plan is an international child – centered Development Organization whose mission is to
achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children through a
process that unites people across cultures and adds meaning and value to their lives.
Plan has been working in Tanzania since 1991, supporting children and communities to
gain better access to health, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihoods and
Plan International Tanzania now invites applications from suitable, qualified and
experienced persons to fill the below position:
ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER 5 POSITIONS – ZANZIBAR, MTWARA, IRINGA,
Job purpose and summary: Plan International is seeking an Assistant Finance
Officer for a USAID-funded early grade reading project in Tanzania, Tusome Pamoja.
The project is aimed at providing instructional experiences in Reading, writing, and
math for children during out of school time. The Assistant Finance Officer will be
responsible to manage the corporate financial information system in the region and
ensure compliance and internal controls are adhered to. Enhance the financial
capabilities of the region finance team and communities to effectively manage budgets.
Manage the corporate financial information system in the region and ensure
compliance and internal controls are adhered to in the procurement and
Provide assistance and support to the Finance team and project personnel to
effectively manage budgets.
Prepare deposits and reconcile project bank accounts including recording and
processing expenditures, receipts, payroll and other financial transactions.
Provide assistance and support
Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and
Perform in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable
Maintaining proper financial records and files i.e. to make sure that all payment vouchers with their supporting documents are properly stamped filed in a
systematic manner and they can easily accessed upon requirement.
Facilitate payment for seminars, trainings workshops etc and doing liquidation in
compliance of Plan Financial procedures and make sure that withholding tax
and PAYE is deducted to all service providers ,facilitators and part-time workers
with no TIN and submitted to TRA
In-depth knowledge of the Finance and accounting preferably in Non profit
A bachelors degree in accounting or financial management with 3 years of
Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
Analytical and problem solving skills
Aptitude for numbers
Accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills
Excellent communication, analytic and problem-solving skills
Proficient Computer skills and use of relevant databases and accounting
Ability to work under pressure and in remote area’ instead of
Ability to work under multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Good English language skills(oral /written )
Plan International Tanzania is a child centered organization. Protecting the rights of the
children is of paramount interest to us. Subsequently, all short listed candidates will
undergo a police vetting check for criminal offences particularly relating to any type of
child abuse. The successful candidate will be required to sign and adhere to the Plan
Tanzania child protection policy.
The above positions carry attractive remuneration as per Plan International Tanzania
salary structure and incentive package.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Plan International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested and qualified
Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae,
certificate copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with
names of three referees, and their contact. Therefore all applications should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 5th July, 2016.