Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is an indigenous NGO established under nongovernmental organization act No 24 of 2002 in 2011. THPS works in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Community Development Gender Elderly and Special Groups; Regional Administration and Local Governments (PORALG), Ministry of Health in Zanzibar and Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) with a goal of ensuring accessible high-quality health care and social welfare services to all Tanzanians; through strengthening of health and community systems.


THPS therefore is seeking competent, experienced, dynamic and qualified candidates to fill the positions listed below:




Position Title: Project Accountant

Reports to: Afya Hatua Project Finance Manager Position

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Overall Job Function             

The Accountant is responsible provide financial maintenance for Dar es Salaam and zonal field offices.


Key Specific responsibilities: –

  • Ensure maintenance of accurate bookkeeping records. Receiving reviewing, scrutinizing, processing invoices and ensure timely and accurate payment of those invoices.
  • Processing staff advances and reviewing travel expense report (TER) before approval Support preparation of monthly advances reconciliation and ageing report.
  • Reinforce Staff advance accountability in accordance with THPS Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure verification of the accuracy and correct billing of expenditures to the multiple project’s allocation
  • Prepare and post transactions into paper-based and computerized accounting systems.
  • Maintain accounts payable modules
  • Maintain control account for expenses with many transactions a month, such as air tickets to avoid double payments
  • Make arrangement for upcountry office payments, such as fund transfer to up country staff.
  • Ensure adherence to THPS policies and procedures and donor financial management requirements.
  • Maintain a separate memorandum of payments made to ensure we have enough cash flow in both account every month.
  • Work as part of the team to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Timely preparation of financial reports and meet reporting compliance
  • Facilitate and support internal review and external Audits, comply with reviewer requirements and liaise with their recommendations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications, experience & skills required

  • The candidate must hold Advanced Diploma in Accountancy, or Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, Business Administration, or Corporate Management with accounting professional qualifications CPA or ACCA.
  • Minimum of three years working experience in finance or accounting position.
  • Knowledge of donor funded project preferably USG financial policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control.
  • Skills in analyzing financial data and prepare financial reports.
  • Strong analytical skills in applying accounting principles and ensure that best practices are observed.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems preferable SAGE 300 ERP.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.


How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum to by Feb 29, 2024 with a subject line of ‘Position’ example “Project Accountant”. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates at this stage.  


THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

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