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Posted on 11 April 2019

Programme Accountant The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and highly motivated Programme Accountant, to be based in Dar es Salaam.

Major Task: Under the directives of the Financial Analyst, the Programme Accountant’s
responsibilities will be as follows: Provide hands on support to the Finance team on all financial and
operational issues to ensure effective management of the TCO Programs and projects. Oversee
implementation of donor and WWF’s operational policies, procedures standards and systems including
budget management, financial reporting, audits. Support and coordinate development of program’s
operational, strategic and business plans and ensure effective implementation of the same.
Major duties and responsibilities:
Program budgets management
Manage program expenditure by ensuring that all program activities are fully funded and expended
Liaise with project technical staff and the TCO Finance Manager on budgetary/cash flows and
disbursements from the donor and to program.
Financial management and accounting
Playing a leading role in preparation and ensure timely submission of all financial reports assigned
to you for review and approval to Financial Analyst or Finance Manager for further submission to
donors and other partners as per respective contracts.
Manage key program documents including filing of invoices, contracts, vouchers and other related
documents in line with Field Accounting Manual and donor requirements.
Program audits
Organize Program audits including preparation of documents for internal, external and donor
Liaise with internal and external auditors on income related issues and any other audit related
issues as assigned by TCO Financial analyst.
Required Qualifications and skills: A university degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business
Administration or related field, Full accounting qualification i.e. CPA, ACCA or equivalent will be an added
advantage, Three to five years of working with financial/accounting systems experience in a major
international organisation/NGO i.e. USAID accounting, Good knowledge of fund accounting (including
reporting requirements of major Bi-lateral Aid Agencies);Hands-on knowledge of the major ERP
softwares would be a distinct advantage; Excellent English and knowledge of local languages an
Additional information: Detailed Terms of Reference can be obtained via
http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs/. Applications must include a complete CV with full contact
details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to:
hresources@wwftz.org by Monday, 26th April 2019 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be
contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam. WWF is an equal opportunity organization.