Afya Women Group (AWG) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1995 in Mufindi district to implement programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) Most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) by providing support and care. The organization’s strategic plan focuses on four thematic areas: Capacity development, Stakeholder involvement, Resource mobilization and Service delivery. AWG believes that the responsibility to care for PLWHA, OVCs and MVCs is a collaborative effort involving families, community, government and stakeholders.
AWG has been receiving USAID funding from PACT for a five year project since 2016 implementing USAID Kizazi Kipya Project which aims at providing support and care to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Mufindi district (Mufindi district council and Mafinga Town council).
AWG employs competent, dynamic and self-driven individuals with strong technical knowledge and skills in implementing donor funded projects while ensuring plans for project and organization sustainability. AWG is now seeking Tanzania nationals to fill below positions for the USAID Kizazi Kipya Project.
Position: Project Accountant (1 Post)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga
Responsibilities and Duties
Work as part of a team to implement project activities in accordance with organization and donor policies and procedures and ensure funds are used in line with the purpose intended.
Review program expenses against approved budget, program report and deliverables as well as supporting documentation to check for allowability, allocability and reasonability.
Provide grants and financial management technical assistance to program staff.
Prepare monthly liquidation report for submission to donor.
Prepare monthly/quarterly fund requests to donor
Work closely with program team and other staff members in the compilation of data and
preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Daily support and monitoring of all program Financial & Grant Management Aspects
including internal controls and Fraud Management.
Carry out other finance related duties assigned by program manager
Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts or Advanced Diploma in accounts
At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable
organization preferably in an NGO setting
Competent in project budgeting and budget analysis
Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point,
internet and other packages
Integrity and professionalism
Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
Proven report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
Good problem-solving skills
Good negotiation skills
Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
Performs other related tasks as may be required
Implement procurement activities