Principal Finance Officer (Administration & Finance)

26 May 2014



TNRF is an Arusha based network organization that focuses on the improvement of natural resource governance in Tanzania. TNRF brings members and partners together and helps them to bridge the gap between their local natural resource management needs and practices and national natural resource management priorities, policies, laws and programs. TNRF’s long term objectives are to see: 1) changed power relations; and 2) changed perception and attitude. Through these changes, TNRF hopes to see: Sustainable livelihoods, Sustainable resource use and Rights are adhered to. TNRF’s overall purpose is to see natural resources contributing toward peace and prosperity for current and future generations.

To reach the above objectives and deal with the operational challenges along the way we constantly require further strengthening of our team.

We are looking for an energetic professional Principle Finance Officer (Full time position) Located in Arusha to assist us in laying the foundation for the growth of our organisation supporting the department with monthly reporting (both general and specific for donors), management of donor expenditures, deadline management and the day-to-day transactions as well as Human Resources.

You need to have obtained a University first degree in Accounting, Finalized CPA courses are an added advantage (for university degree holders in Accounting), Experience with accounting systems (QuickBooks is a strong advantage although we are planning to acquire ERP accounting system), Sound knowledge of Tanzanian fiscal legislation, 3 years of relevant work experience in accounting, Computer literacy in QuickBooks, spreadsheet and other database software, Fluent in English and Kiswahili, Honest,Diligent, Team player, Focused on deadlines and above 28 years of age.

Candidate profile

Refer to a separate document (job description) appended to this advertisement.

The package

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical cover as per company policy
  • Many opportunities for personal growth
How to Apply: 

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to the TNRF Administrator

Application deadline should be 26th May, 2014

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