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Financial Controller
salary 2,500,000 - 3,000,000 Tzs / Per Month
category Computer/IT
created 30-11-2023
end dateCloses: 30-11-2025
location Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: apply-only-through-@portal
Job Info
Status: Sourcing
Education: University
Degree Title: Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting or any related field
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
No of Jobs: 1
Posted: 30-11-2023
Apply Before: 30-11-2025


We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance Controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring consistent corporate financial strategy through a range of avenues such as managing and allocating accounts, financial statements, and tax data. The candidate will also be the point of contact for banks, auditors, and tax authorities.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Weekly Cash Flow and Treasury Management.
  2. Debt collection to ensure adequate inflow and that credit customers adhere to credit facilities to maximize credit exposure.
  3. Finance reporting – monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports preparation and submission.
  4. Develop and document business processes and accounting policies and research technical accounting issues for compliance
  5. Budget preparation of annual budgets – CAPEX, revenue and OPEX, monthly expense monitoring and control.
  6. Overseeing implementation of internal controls-compliance with SOPs.
  7. Maintenance of reliable accounting records and documentation.
  8. Overseeing audits – tax audits, internal and external financial audits.
  9. Tax management and regulatory compliance – oversee preparation, filling, and payment of taxes.
  10. Managing relationships and handling tax disputes with TRA.
  11. Overseeing compliance with other regulatory compliance –preparation, filling, and payment of taxes.
  12. Managing relationships and handling tax disputes with TRA.

Other Responsibilities:

·         Streamlining accounting functions and operations together with developing plans for financial growth.

·         Providing tax consultancy and agency services on direct and indirect taxation

·         Advising clients on tax planning and compliance

·         Representing clients in tax audits, compliance checks, and investigations

·         Resolving matters with the Tanzania Revenue Authority

·         Transfer Pricing advisory services

·         Repairing briefs on current tax developments and changes in tax legislation

·         Any other task assigned by the management

Required skills and qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent

·         CPA is a must

·         4+ years of overall combined accounting and finance management in the trading environment

·         Proven working experience as a Financial Controller, assistant finance manager, or any other relevant position

·         Thorough knowledge of tax management together with the accounting principles and procedures

·         Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

.         Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals and reporting.
·         Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

.          Computer Skills, (Microsoft Office application- Advanced level), internet
·         Compliance oriented



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