Assistant 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: ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT                              

Reporting to: FINANCE OFFICER                                             

Duty station: DAR ES SALAAM


Key Responsibilities


  • Submit checks, payment vouchers to signatories for signing and online authorization respectively and later disburse to Admin Assistant or procurement personnel for disbursement to vendors and collect receipts thereafter for payments made.
  • Liaise with procurement as part of reconciliation process to ensure timely payments.
  • Collect attendance forms and receipts for various trainings/ workshops/ meetings done and enter participant names into pay sheets and submit to FO for review.


  • Photocopying and filing of all documents ready for review by FO.
  • Ensure files are numbered in a chronological order and appropriately maintained


  • Perform various bank errands inclusive of timely deposit of unspent amounts, cash withdrawals and bank statements collection.

 Petty Cash

  • As the Petty cash custodian, Receive petty cash request, ensure approvals before payment update the summary register and submit for replenishment.


  • Provide documents as needed by auditors and filing them after the audit.
  • Any other duties as the supervisor may from time to time reasonably required

Desired Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in business, Accounts, or related fields.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in project accounting.
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills.



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.