Accounts Clerk Jobs – European Union Delegation to Tanzania


We are
The European Union (EU) is an Economic and Political Partnership between 28•European countries. It plays an important role in International Affairs through Diplomacy, Trade, Development Aid and working with global orqanisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as .EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.

The EU Delegation to Tanzania in the partnership with Tanzania and the East African Community
Shares the values and interests of the European union;
Promotes fundamental rights, good governance and accountable democracy;
Supports Tanzania’s development agenda and sustainable development goals for a better life for all ;

Stimulate inclusive growth, private sector and job creation;
Fosters regional peace and stability, economic integration and trade development
We offer
We offer a post of Accounts Clerk. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Accounts Clerk- this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as support staff to provide administrative support to the Delegation, notably within the area of budget and accounting under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section. The selected person’s main responsibilities will be:
• Implementation of financial regulations related to payments
• Performing and following up of transactions in ABAC Workflow, ABAC Assets
• Managing of Petty Cash
• Assisting with the preparation and monitoring of the Delegation’s budget
• Processing Invoices, maintaining the Third Part Database
• Acting as the Back-up for the second Accounting Assistant
• Filing related to tasks
• General assistance to the Head of Administration when required
This is a full time employment that requires 37.5 hours a week with a duty station in Dar es Salaam. The post is allocated in salary group 3 for local agents, which has a minimum gross salary of TZS 1,822,394 per month. We offer other entitlements as per European Union Human Resources procedures applicable to locally recruited staff. The definitive salary will be determined based on the professional experience of the successful candidate.
We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
We look for
Education, knowledge and skills
• Secondary School Education. Professional degree in Accounting will be considered an asset
Specialist knowledge (know what)
• Accounting
• Administration
Technical knowledge (know how)
• ICT equipment
• Microsoft Office
• ABAC applications (to be acquired if necessary

• Languages
• Fluent in English and Kiswahili, knowledge of German or French is an asset
• Communication skills
• Very good oral and written communication.
• Ability to write clear notes/letters
Minimum working experience
• Job-related experience of at least three years
Expected performance
Interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands
• High degree of responsibility and be able to work independently in order to meet strict deadlines
• Ability to work in a team and in a multicultural environment
Intellectual skills
• Analytical mind, notably on numerical information
• Ability to focus on priorities and to organise work to deliver on time
Character references
• High degree of integrity and ability to handle confidential data
Minimum physical requirements
• Ability to sit and work on computer for long hours

Please send your cover letter and a detailed CV to
DELEGATION-TANZANIA-HR [email protected] not later than Friday, 10th June 2016 at 4:00pm East African Time. For more information please
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The selection procedure will have two stages being written tests with shortlisted candidates followed by interviews. The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone. In case you do not hear from us three weeks from the deadline consider yourself unsuccessful. Please address any queries concerning this procedure to
[email protected]