Payroll Accountant at Mkapa Foundation February, 2020

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The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a non- profit Trust, established in 2006 with the vision towards healthy lives and well-being for all, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. Its strategic focused results areas include to combat HIV and AIDS,TB, Malaria and Reproductive, Maternal New Born, Child and Adolescent Health coupled with Health Systems Strengthening including Human Resource for Health. The Foundation addresses the above health challenges through innovative design and implementation of sustainable programs such as the Mkapa Fellows Program. Achievement of the BMF’s vision can be achieved through empowered workforce, which is self- motivated, committed to growth and integrity, and seeks excellence in execution. BMF seeks for innovative, self-driven, dynamic and competent qualified candidates to fill the below vacancies: –


Position Title: Payroll Accountant (1 Position)
Reports to: Finance Manager,
Department: Finance and Grants,
Duty Station: BMF Headquarters Office – Dar es Salaam



Overall Purpose of the Job:

A primary personnel for all payroll related payments of staff directly under BMF management and Project related staff that are located within Dar Es Salaam and upcountry transactions, filling of statutory deductions, update of all receipts for payroll deduction. Responsible for Calculation of taxes and prepare tax forms based on URT tax laws and regulations. Ensure that payroll processing is in compliance with the Laws of the country and in compliance to donor’s regulations and allocations.

Qualifications & Experience

  • First degree in Accounting or related field from recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working on similar roles, experience of working with Multi-Donor Funded projects will be an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge in computer application packages and payroll management is compulsory
  • Specialized knowledge in Accounting packages such as ACCPAC application skills is an added advantage
  • Good analytical skills with ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.





For all interested candidate, please find detailed job requirement for each position from our website:

For all interested candidate send your achievement focused CV, copy of relevant academic certificates and cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation, via email: [email protected]

The deadline for application is on Monday, 9th March 2020

BMF is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity




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