Accountant -Vacancy

The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI), an affiliate of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Organization (EGPAF) is Tanzanian led and managed national organization focusing largely on HIV and AIDS and other related health programs. AGPAHI implements all its programs in collaboration with Tanzania Government Entities through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO RALG) and other stakeholders. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are well-integrated into existing regional and district health systems.


AGPAHI is implementing various projects that are highly demanding and thus the organization is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent people to fill various positions as per the AGPAHI organogram.

Position title: ACCOUNTANT                             

Reporting to: FINANCE OFFICER                                             

Duty station: DAR ES SALAAM


Purpose of the post/Overall Responsibility:

To strengthen AGPAHI’s Finance department by providing best practice accounting functions and administrative support.



To strengthen AGPAHI’s Finance department by providing best practice accounting functions and administrative support


  • Receiving, processing all invoices, entering cash receipts and disbursements data into various forms and templates.
  • Preparing checks and online issuing of payments to vendors.
  • Issuing payment transaction reports or advices to vendors via procurement officer
  • Collecting and reviewing data clerk’s monthly timesheets; processing payments for the correct reviewed timesheets.

 Quick Books:

  • Keying data to the QBs for payments made and Journal Vouchers prepared
  • Assist with generating reports from QB.

Payment Advances:

  • Assist with monitoring of advances in accordance with the established policies and procedures to clear advances as needed, and issuing weekly and monthly report status of staff advances and their liquidation
  • Assist with ensuring that accounts payable and receivable are accurately processed in a timely manner and recorded appropriately;


  • Assist with banking correspondences and relations.


  • Ensure all vouchers are properly prepared and accurately documented.
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries as needed for all adjustments to transactions.

 Internal Assurance & External Audits:

  • Participate in internal and external audits.


  • Perform any other relevant duties as directed by the Finance Manager.



The incumbent must have the following qualifications and knowledge;

  • A bachelor's degree in business, Accounting or related fields,
  • Must possess CPA
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting/finance role,
  • An up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications, QB is a plus.



Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Friday 15th December, 2017 to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative, by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Please mention the title of the position in your email subject and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Submission can also be dropped physically or by post in the address below:


Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative

Plot 372, House No. 7 Chole Road (Near Coco Beach)

P.O. Box 38252 Dar es Salaam


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.