at Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS)
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted November 25, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS



Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS) used to be the Field Program of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF/DWS), carrying out a programme of humanitarian, relief, and development activities with refugees and marginalized poor people in Tanzania. However, in 2006 the organization was localized and registered as a Local NGO in Tanzania. The Primary functions of TCRS are to carry out humanitarian, relief and development works in Tanzania. Currently, TCRS works in Humanitarian, Emergency Response, Relief, and Community Empowerment Programs with both refugees and local communities in various parts of Tanzania.


The Accountant/Cashier will be based at TCRS Dar Es Salaam (head Quarters). She/he will be reporting to the Finance and Procurement Manager and shall generally have the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining of cash book, petty cash book, petty cash vouchers and handling daily cash transaction of the organisation
  • Responsible for preparation of cheques, bank transfer, and other bank transactions to suppliers, consultants, and funds transfer to project are paid on duly authorized payment
  • Ensure staff travel allowances and salaries are paid on time.
  • Ensure cashbook transactions have the required supporting documents
  • Responsible for withdrawing and depositing cash and cheque in the
  • Ensure all unused receipts, cheques and other related documents are safely
  • Prepare journal entries and post them to the accounting system
  • Responsible for reconciliation of project petty cash and Bank account against the general
  • Responsible for follow up of staff imprests, salary advances, creditors, debtors, travel allowances records and ensure timely deduction and monthly schedules are reported to the Finance and Procurement Manager on time
  • Ensure all statutory deductions are promptly paid and submitted to the respective authority
  • Responsible for timely record of income/grants received and issue the required official receipt
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly annual, and any other financial reports as required by
  • Ensure full participation during preparation of organization
  • To perform any other duties that may be required by the supervisor



  • Degree in Accountancy (with 2 years of experience) or Diploma in Accountancy (with 3 years of experience).
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial Accounting software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time management skills
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
  • Analytical Skills: Able to analyze various Accounting issues in relation to the organizational
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports


Remuneration Package:

  • Attractive and basing on the Current TCRS Salary Structure

Applying Instructions

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV through: Email to:  Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.
Applicants MUST attach their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.