Project Accountant

Expired on: Jul 18, 2024

ADRA Tanzania is committed to transforming lives and fostering sustainable development and disaster relief. As an integral part of the global ADRA network, we emphasize health, education, livelihoods and emergency management as God’s demonstration of love and compassion. Linked to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, ADRA Tanzania collaborates with local communities to promote self-reliance, social justice, and human dignity. The organization’s projects focus on critical areas such as livelihood, clean water, food security, healthcare, and education, aiming to create long-lasting positive impacts for the most vulnerable communities. Through these initiatives, ADRA Tanzania strives to empower individuals and communities to achieve a better quality of life.  To learn more about our work please visit our website. ADRA Tanzania in partnership with ADRA Denmark is running Action for Gender Inclusive Livelihoods Empowerment (AGILE) program which works in Dodoma, Morogoro and Pwani regions. AGILE program aims at saving and improving lives of thousands of smallholder farmers, protecting the vulnerable minority groups including persons with albinism and providing relief to people affected by disasters as promoting social justice for those suffering societal inequalities and requiring advocacy so that they can live in dignity as God intended. The project intends to hire for new positions as described below.

Date of Issue: Thursday, July 5th, 2024

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 18th, 2024

Position: Project Accountant – AGILE – Cash Assistance for Flood Affected Households (CASFAH Project)

Project Duration: 3 Months

Location: Rufiji, Pwani, Tanzania

Job Overview:

ADRA Tanzania is seeking a dedicated Project Accountant to manage financial transactions and reporting for the CASFAH Project. The Project Accountant will ensure accurate financial records, compliance with donor regulations, and support project managers in budget management and forecasting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain project financial records and prepare financial reports.
  • Monitor project expenditures and ensure adherence to budgets.
  • Support project the manager in financial planning and forecasting.
  • Ensure compliance with ADRA and donor financial policies.
  • Conduct internal audits and financial reviews as required.
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to improve cost-efficiency.
  • Liaise with Finance Manager and ensure timely submission of financial reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA qualification preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Project Accountant or similar role, ideally in NGO or humanitarian sectors.
  • Familiarity and or knowledge in Sun-Systems financial software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

Application Mode:

Interested candidates should apply via the ADRA Tanzania Career Portal. Please submit your CV, a cover letter, copies of academic transcripts/certificates and references or any other relevant documents.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“We’re an equal opportunity employer. QUALIFIED applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.”

Job Category: Programs & Planning
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pwani
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