Financial Manager – Tanzania (391430)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #391430NM
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Tanzania, Africa
  • Tour Operators - Inbound
Employer Description

Our client is in the  Travel &Tourism sector.

Job Description

You will be expected to perform the following Key Functions:

  • Finance reporting function for all business units’ balance sheet reconciliations and process monthly journals monthly management account reporting for regional business units and variance analysis quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and high level forecasts.
  • Treasury management and cash flow forecasting.
  • Fixed asset register maintenance.
  • Debtors age analysis and bad debt provision.
  • Revaluation and authorisation of all bank reconciliations.
  • Review and approval of payment obligations (creditors).
  • Maintain commercial focus through preparation & review of detailed budgets, forecasts and input into management decisions.
  • Investigate and report variances and implement controls to reduce variances where relevant.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the responsibilities of subordinates to ensure they are performing in line with expectations, including regular lodge visits.
  • Manage External Audit and field queries with Audit Team.
  • Co-ordinate regional annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting.
  • Completion and submission of relevant tax returns, including VAT, Income Tax, PAYE and Withholding Tax.
  • Maintain procedures for custody and control of assets and records in order to ensure safekeeping.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal customers and provide assistance when problems may be encountered.
  • Monthly preparation of Company’s payroll and reviewing regional payroll.
  • Consider review and support investment and commercial opportunities that arise from time to time.
  • Ad hoc projects as required from time to time.


Qualified Chartered Accountant.


  • Must be proficient with MS Office Packages and be able to demonstrate superior MS Excel abilities.
  • Experience in Accpac or Tourplan.
  • East African Tax & Accounting experience an advantage.
  • International experience is a plus.
  • Touring finance experience an advantage.
  • Must be highly numerate in financial reporting, internal controls, taxation, relationships with key stakeholders and problem solving.
  • Strong Commercial focus.
  • Able to priorities and balance Commercial and technical financial requirements.
  • Organised and results oriented.
  • Comfortable in dealing with and tolerant of diverse cultures, languages and environments.
  • Highly numerate and accurate, with an eye for detail on numbers and analysis of financial results.
  • Be open to and adapt to the very specific Company culture of tolerance across the regions they operate in.

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