East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACA: Accounts Assistant Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EACA: Accounts Assistant Vacancies


Main purpose of job :

  • Facilitate the processing of payment for goods and services and ensure that records and books of accounts are complete, accurate and up to date.

    Duties and Responsibilities :

  • The Accounts Assistant shall perform the following functions :

  • Initiate preparation of payment vouchers as per the necessaryapprovals.

  • Verify payment vouchers.

  • Maintain ledgers.

  • Update payment records.

  • Post payment vouchers into the system.

  • Reconcile daily, weekly/monthly accounts.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management fromtime to time.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounts or finance, Business Administration with CPA II / ACCA II or relevant accounting certification.

  • Minimum of 5 years working in an accounting environment.

    Skills and competencies:

  • Competency in Accounting systems, Microsoft applications including

  • m Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
    High level of integrity

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Terms and Conditions of Service:

  • The above position is tenable for a contract of five
    (5) years renewable once .

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System .

    Fringe Benefits:

  • The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Education Qualifications:

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State.

  • This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Relevant Working Experience:

  • Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

    Equal Opportunity:

  • The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :



    The Secretary General

    East African Community

    P. o Box 1096

    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int

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