Job Opportunity at Gonna Agricultural Industries - Assistant accountant

Assistant accountant

Sisal Estate Company in Tanga region is looking for an Assistant Accountant who will be able to work and reside in the farm environment

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily administration of financial and accounting practices of the farm.
  • Perform accounting duties as directed including budgeting and costing control.
  • Responsible for costing of production.
  • Responsible for preparing, and verifying payroll of the farm for middle and end of every month
  • Assist management in preparing documentation for budgeting and financial reporting procedures
  • Analyse and report on project and product costing, with recommendations for improvements
  • Ensure the compliance of all accounting matters in accordance with requirements from head office
  • Interpret the statistical and accounting information to appraise operating results in terms of cost, budgets, and policies of operation, trends, and increased profit possibilities
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Develop accounting and financial management systems and reports
  • Analyse and interpret monthly operating or project performance against budget
  • Budget compilation and control, with analysis of monthly reports against budgets
  • General improvement of accounting system on the farm.
  • Performance of VAT reconciliations

Education/Experience/Qualifications/Skill Requirements

  • Minimum Qualifications: Diploma/Degree in related field.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to build strong relationship
  • Fluency in English
  • 1 year experience in accounting environment
  • Independent worker with little need for supervision
  • Acquaintance to farm life is a bonus.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Ms Excel and general computer


Please send your application letter and CV by email to  one week from the advertised day. 

Certificates and other relevant documents will only be required during the interview. Application letter should explain why you are fit for this position.

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