Job: Finance & Support Services Officer – 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Organization: Sightsavers
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Aug 2016

Sightsavers has an exciting vacancy for a Finance & Support Services Officer (FSSO) who will join the team in our Tanzania country office and be responsible for assisting the day to day financial management and support services.

The FSSO will be responsible for the financial administration of various duties such as fund requests, reviewing and providing appropriate coding for claims/invoice, preparation of monthly payroll and preparation of monthly finance reports. You will ensure data is entered accurately for financial transactions as well as monitoring other financial duties such as monthly petty cash vouchers and travel expenses.

As part of the role you will be responsible to maintain financial documents and produce monthly Country office payroll reports for the Country Director and Finance & Support Services Manager (FSSM).

This is an integral role within the Country office to ensure the programmes are fully supported where you will have excellent project management experience along with the ability to work with partners and manage budgets and grants efficiently. The candidate should have relevant professional accounting qualifications (CPA/ACCA) or a degree in finance/accounting and can demonstrate experience of working within a similar role. Experience of working for an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) is preferable.. Excellent communication skills is essential along with strong IT skills.

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As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.