Her Initiative organization

Role : Finance officer

Location: Dar es salaam

Duration : 10 months

Terms of Reference (TOR) for a finance officer at Her Initiative

HER INITIATIVE is an initiative that strives to reframe the value of girls, shape the new norms that break poverty, and create financial resilience among girls and young women in Tanzania. This includes advocating for girls’ economic rights. Her initiative works with girls aged 13 to 35 both in school and out of school. Her initiative is a registered organization with a registration number 00NGO/08687. Her Initiative creates a ‘new normal’ for girls. A world in which girls are not held back from reaching their full potentials, either by themselves, their families, or their communities. A world in which girls can stay in school, get access to health services, realize their economic potential, and make their own choices.

2.0 Job Summary
We are currently looking for a vibrant young finance officer aged 18 to 35 to join our team  who would be engaged to administer the financial requirements, handle
administrative functions and general office needs  to ensure Her Initiative fulfil its goals and objectives.

3.0 Job Description
HER INITIATIVE is seeking for a qualified finance officer. The organization is working with and for young women to enable they generate income through enhancing access to knowledge, skills and resources. Its overall economic empowerment programs it is working with the governmental institution, private sector, NGOs, as well as other national and international agencies. The goal of Her Initiative is to create financial resilience in order to contribute to achieve gender equality and inclusive economic growth.
To strengthen our Team, we are currently looking for a vibrant, competent, dynamic, and experienced finance officer to support our finance and administrative department.

4.0 Responsibilities

1. Preparation of organization and project budgets.
2. Create and implement financial policies to guarantee operational efficiency.

3. Contribute to organization financial audits.

4. Managing records and receipts of all income and expenses.
5. Reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions.
6. Preparation of balance sheets.

7. Prepare the Quarterly and annual Financial Report at the time of requesting and on the basis of a corresponding work plan.
8. Develop an in-depth knowledge of organizational products and process.

9. Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters.

10. Ensuring that the organization is ensuring adhering to all statutory demands such payment of tax.

11. Coordinate logistics activities related to procurement, funding, substantive units and humanitarian affairs.
12. Participate in coordination of projects and any other task assigned by the management.

5.0 Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills; commitment to team work and to working with diverse  stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong managerial and financial oversight skills, covering the full programme / project cycle
  • Good judgment in balancing the need to follow orders and take initiatives.
  • Well-organized, tidy and trustworthy person, methodical in his/her approach to the office environment and financial management.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes.
  • Outstanding analytical and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

6.0 Required Skills and Experience


·        The person should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,
Public Administration or closely related field.

·        Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook) and web-based applications


·        At least 1 –  year experience in financial and administration office

Language Requirements:

·        Proficiency in both written and spoken English.

7.0. RATES

• Reasonable rates will be provided

Interested Person will be required to submit the following details to the address below:

1. Application letter
2. Updated Curriculum vitae that spells out qualification and experience

P. O Box 77585
Dar es Salaam.
The applications can also be sent via email info@herinitiative.or.tz, copy to rachel@herinitiative.or.tz Or present the document physically to Her Initiative offices located at Ubungo, Rubada building.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline 15th September 2021

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