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The Earth Sciences Institute of Shinyanga (ESIS) invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant posts;

Title of the Post: Assistant Accountant (1post)

Duty station: Shinyanga, Tanzania

Terms of Service: Two (2) years contract renewable

Job description

The job holder will provide accountants services to an organization by preparing accurate financial statements and records, analyzing, checking, interpretation and balancing routine fiscal transactions and accounts for Earth Sciences Institute of Shinyanga (ESIS).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General management of ESIS accounts
  • Prepare accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports and ensure the accuracy and completeness of the same.
  • Receive payment by cash, cheques or any other forms of payment commonly used in Tanzania
  • Maintain accounting records and balancing accounts (double entry book keeping)
  • Preparing and payment of staff salaries and student allowances
  • Using computerized accounting system and maintaining accurate accounting records
  • Process bills for payment; file and tall deposits
  • Communicate with the bank
  • Assisting in the organization of ESIS events and other activities as directed by the coordinator.


The applicants should possess the following academic and professional qualifications; possession of a good form IV certificate, Diploma in accounting or a bachelor degree in accounting/commerce and equivalents from recognized institutions. The knowledge of procurement procedures and IT will be an added advantage.

Mode of Application

Prospective candidates are invited to submit applicationstogether with copies of their certificates, transcripts, CVs, motivation letters with e-mail address, a reliable postal address and telephone numbers; both mobile and landline, copies of relevant certificates/testimonials/transcripts and email addresses of three (3) referees to the following: –

The Principal,

Earth Sciences Institute of Shinyanga

P. O. Box 1016, SHINYANGA.

OR by email to: –

Closing Date: 31 July 2021 NB:   Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

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