Camp Operations Accounts Assistant

at Asilia Camps and Lodge
Location Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted March 15, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS





At Asilia we aim to be an Organization that offers Better Experiences and Strong Positive Impact

We give people joy and appreciation in iconic wildlife & wilderness areas in a way that makes a positive lasting impact on the environment and its people. Behind the scenes, we diligently build our operational, sustainable and marketing/sales capabilities and access to capital to enable scaling up the experience and impact.

As a Front of House Camp Manager your role is to assist in the overall success of front of house operations. This position helps oversee general guest service on daily basis. This position motivates, trains, develops, and directs the front of house employees to accomplish the objectives of the camp.

This Job Description is your guide to achieving these objectives by outlining your daily duties & responsibilities.



Daily Duties

  • Capture transactions for both internal usage and transfers i.e. beverage, food, housekeeping, fuel, spare parts consumptions, medicine, first aid, weather report, empty report and shop sales on daily basis and/or weekly basis.
  • Ensure stock take in camps are done twice a month
  • Ensuring every stock item has bin card
  • Perform month end stock counts and generate inventory worksheet before stocktaking
  • Maintaining Job card and repair history of each vehicle
  • Responding to queries from Camp Manager, Base Operations and finance department
  • Prepare stock variance report and inventory reconciliation
  • Ensure proper hand over is performed at the Camp before off days/annual leave
  • Ensure that minimum and maximum stock levels are observed
  • Confirm the quality of all goods received in terms of quantity and expiry date
  • Ensure that all issues requisitions are authorized and done using FIFO
  • Ensure daily revenue and cost reports are accurately and promptly prepared
  • Ensure the revenue receipts on hand agrees with the revenue shown on the shop report and bed night report
  • Ensure the damaged shop items are promptly reported for replacement
  • To liaise with front of house managers to ensure guests are briefed on the availability of shop items and the means of payments available
  • Ensure all the items sold have receipts
  • Ensure all items have price tags
  • Ensure the prices that are on the price tags are also on the shop control sheet/Point of Sale
  • Data entry for all fees paid at camp (i.e. park fees, camping/concession fees, activities, etc.).
  • Handling TANAPA/NCAA Cards – Issue and safeguard the cards.
  • Ensure strict precautions on overpayment and penalties
  • TANAPA/NCAA reports are accurately and timelessly prepared
  • Data entry for all petty cash payments with proper supporting and authority.
  • Arrange for replenishment in order to maintain approved float
  • Personal attributes
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Attentive to details
  • Good numerical skills
  • Ability to be proactive and good team member
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information professionally
  • Honest and of impressive integrity


  • Must have a qualification of an accounting/finance or any other business-related degree.
  • At least two years of experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, stores and camp management
  • Demonstrated experience organizing resources, attention to details, deadline-oriented, time management, data entry management, general math skills and establishing priorities
  • Good communication skills/ good email etiquette
  • Ready to work in bush camps

Applying Instructions

If you meet the requirements and interested in this exciting opportunity, Please send your application and resume in only one Pdf document  to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Hard copy or Hand delivery will not be considered