Finance Officer (Planning, Control and Reporting)

  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV is a non-profit international development organisation established in the Netherlands in 1965. For over 50 years, SNV has been at the forefront of development, helping to build local capacity and empower local  families and communities to break the cycle of poverty. We are present on the ground in 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East and South America and operate in Agriculture & Food Security, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. Our 1,200+ advisors in the field come from a variety of cultural and technical backgrounds, and the vast majority are nationals of the countries where we work.


Job Description

We are looking for Finance Officers to be part of the Planning, Control and Reporting section that is responsible for supporting budgeting processes, budget monitoring, reporting to donors and ensuring internal controls are in place and functioning properly.

If you have an Accounting degree with at least 3-5 years work experience and are interested in gaining experience planning, control and reporting we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will help our Planning, Control and Reporting section run smoothly, ensuring timely accurate and reliable internal and external reports

  • Posting of all donor reports once accepted

  • Preparation of all donor reporting

  • Preparation of annual and monthly cash flow reporting

  • Preparation of quarterly liquidity to Head Office

  • Support proposal budgeting and Full Cost Recovery

  • Review of financial policies

  • Support Control Self-Assessment

  • Coordinate Internal and external Audit exercises.

  • Support the preparation and review of PRRs and budget pipelines for all projects and advise accordingly (note advise on monthly expenditures and gross contributions)

  • Preparation of annual financial statements for SNV

  • Timely Invoicing of all donors


  • Understands financial accounting procedures, budgeting, and forecasting, monitoring, reporting and financial auditing.

  • Knowledge of internal control system

  • Analytical, Knowledge of Microsoft excel, outlook, accuracy, attention to details, high degree of integrity, capable of meeting deadlines, good communicator, prioritizing excellency. SAP by D knowledge has added advantage

  •, Bachelor of Accounting and Finance, Advanced Diploma in Accountancy

  • -Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience 

Experience with project reporting and working with multiple donors

Additional Information

Terms of Appointment

This is a full-time national position with the successful candidate being contracted on a one-year basis with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive secondary benefit package.

submit your Cover Letter, CV and Salary History on or before 13th  August 2018 if you wish to be considered for this position. All information will be in the strictest confidence.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted