Assistant Financial Manager

Executive Placings

Looking for an experienced Assistant Financial Manager for a luxury travel company with at least 5 years’ experience at a well-respected Audit Firm to be based in Arusha, Tanzania.


Qualifications and Experience required:

3 Years finance degree or relevant qualification (preference will be given to candidates with a CPA)

5+ years’ experience with a well-respected audit firm – non-negotiable

5+ years’ experience

Microsoft Office Computer literate – Excel basics are essential

Panstrat experience preferable

Fluent in English (oral and written)


Duties include:


Financial Management:

Review and approval of lodge payment obligations (creditors)

Review the accuracy and completeness of lodge bank reconciliations

Process monthly journals

Ensuring business expenditure is properly authorised and allocated

Interpretation and analysis of management accounts

Collation and resolution of general ledger queries

Assist the Regional Financial Manager with the external Audit and field queries with the audit team



Support the Regional Finance Manager with the full financial reporting function for all lodge business units

Monthly management account reporting for regional business units and variance analysis


Training and Support to Lodge Accounting Officers and other supported staff:

Lead and support

Perform lodge financial audits and ensure best operating practices are maintained

Plan, direct and coordinate the responsibilities of direct and indirect reports to ensure they are performing in line with expectations

Develop (and continually improve upon) a comprehensive lodge audit program covering all financial related responsibilities of Accounting Officers and lodge management

Initiate disciplinary hearings


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