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Finance Assistant

Posted by: Baylor Tanzania

Posted date: 2018-May-02

Location: Mwanza

Position Summary

The Purpose of the Job is to help Baylor - Tanzania achieve its aims by providing effective assistance and support for professional accounting tasks, preparation and maintenance of professional financial records, production of timely and accurate financial reports and statements


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all daily transactions are posted to various ledgers, registers and journals according to the established accounting procedures.
  •  Maintains an up-to-date General ledger.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, and financial reports.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations including Bank reconciliations.
  • Follow up of all financial accountabilities and prepare reports for review.
  • Maintain an up-to-date fixed asset register.
  • Assist the Finance manager in the preparation of annual budget in compliance with applicable budget policy and guidelines.
  • Prepare actual Expenditure Vs budgeted expenditure reports for review.
  • Any other related duties and responsibilities appropriately assigned


Person Specifications:


  • Minimum academic qualification: Advanced Diploma from a recognized institution; a degree (accounting Option) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum experience and exposure of at least 3 years in a busy accounting office.
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and procedures,
  •  Analytical skills and team work spirit.
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and to organize and prioritize own work.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft office, and accounting packages.



  • Experience of working in an NGO environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of preparing accountabilities for funds granted.
Addressed to:
Senior Administrator, Baylor College of Medicine Children's
Foundation - Tanzania
P.O. Box 2663 Mbeya, Tanzania (FOR MBEYA POSITIONS)
P.O BOX 5208 Mwanza, Tanzania (FOR MWANZA POSITIONS)
Deadline for application is 23rd   May 2018
Job Title Finance Assistant
Post Details
Posted By Baylor Tanzania
Start Date
Job Function
Cell Phone
Email hr(at)
Location Mwanza
Deadline 2018-May-23
Location Location -> Mwanza COE
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Classification Job Classification -> Administration