Job vacancy: Finance & Administration Assistant – Tanzania
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
The organization provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients in more than 75 countries.
The East Africa Energy Program (EAEP) is a four-year project to increase on-grid electricity access, accelerate private sector investment, and improve the enabling environment of the power sector in
RTI International leads implementation of the program, which is funded by Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led partnership coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
RTI International seeks to recruit a candidate for the position of Finance & Administration Assistant position to be based in Tanzania.
This position will work closely with the Directors of Finance & Operations and Contracts.
Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Assistant is responsible for supporting financial, administration, logistics and procurement activities for the program implementation.
S/he will support the achievement of project goals in a manner constant with financial principles and maintain functions such as general accounting, financial tasks, and accounting records.
S/he will collaborate closely with the Human Resources, Procurement, Logistics, and Finance Management to provide support and assistance as needed.
S/he will coordinate office space for visiting RTI Staff/consultants.
S/he is responsible for overseeing daily office cleaning and maintaining office supply stocks.
S/he will be in charge of general office correspondence and perform other administrative duties as needed.
Qualifications & Experience
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting with formal training in Administration such as diploma; or Degree in Administration with professional training in Finance or accounting.
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in finance or accounting together with 2 years’ experience in administration/ logistics or procurement.
- Experience working on USAID contracts highly recommended; Or working for an international organization.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel.
- Excellent knowledge of QuickBooks and ability to multi-task.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to email@example.com indicating the Job Title as the subject line of the email by 16th July by 5.00 p.m.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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