SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER GRADE I (TAX MATTERS) -1 POST -Workers Compensation Fund,

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Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) is a Social Security Scheme established in accordance with Section 5 of the Workers Compensation Act (Cap 263 R.E of 2015). The main purpose for the establishment of the Fund is to provide for adequate and equitable compensation for employees who suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases arising out of, and in the course of their employment and in case of death, for their dependants. The Fund started its operations on 1 stJuly 201 5. All employers in the public and private sectors in Mainland Tanzania are compulsorily required to contribute to the Fund.

The objectives of the Fund are:
i) Provision of adequate and equitable compensation to beneficiaries when employees suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases.
ii Rehabilitation of employees who have suffered occupational injuries or have contracted
occupational diseases in order to assist in restoring their health, independence and participation in society.
iii) Providing for a framework for effective, prompt and empathetic consideration, settlement and payment of compensation benefits to employees and their dependants.
iv) Providing for the legal framework for contributions to and payments from the Fund, control
and administration of assets of the Fund.
v)Giving effect to international obligations with respect to workers' compensation.
vi) Promotion of prevention of accidents and occupational diseases.
The Fund invites applications from qualified and motivated candidates who are computer literate to
fill the following vacant positions

SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER GRADE I (TAX MATTERS) -1 POST 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist in compiling and analysing financial information and ensure that all financial and related documents are properly kept. 
  • Preparing income and expenditure statements on quarterly basis, and provide management reports as may be required from time to time. 
  • Assist in establishing, maintaining, and coordinating the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. 
  • Assist in preparing, reviewing and analysing reports in relation to budget and expenditure of the Fund as well as the Fund's projects and ensure that all expenditures are in line with the approved budget. 
  • Monitoring and reviewing accounting and related reports for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Analysing revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels. 
  • Supervising the input and handling of financial data and reports for the Fund's automated financial systems. 
  • Collecting tax related information, reporting to Tanzania Revenue Authority in a timely 
  • manner and advising the Fund on all tax related matters in relation to the various corporate strategies. 
  • Liaising with Tanzania Revenue Authority on all tax matters affecting the Fund including preparation and submitting of tax returns for the Fund 
  • Advising the Fund on how to legally minimizing tax liabilities and inform the Management if there is any tax changes that affect the Fund. 
  • Admfnistering all tax matters affecting the Fund, including making arrangements for tax compliance in respect of all investments and investment properties and proactively manage risks that the Fund is exposed to with respect to tax issues. 
  • Liaising with Tanzania Revenue Authority over tax issues. 
  • Preparing periodic and annual reports on tax matters. 
  • Participate in the preparation of budget performance reviews. 
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors during audit work in relation to tax matters. 
  • Performing any other related duties as may be assigned to by supervisor. 


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Holder of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce {majoring in Accoun
Business Administration (majoring in Accountancy) or equivalent qualification from a reco
institution with CPA (T) or equivalent professional qualification recognized by NBAA and rr
registered with working experience of at least five (5) years in related field.

REMUNERATION 
Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Fund's Salary Scale.

NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS 
(i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old.
(ii) Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) \
having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers.
(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in thi
advertisement.
(iv) Applicants mu§t attach their detailed relevant certified copies of academi
certificates:
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates .
Professional certificates from respective boards
(v) Result slips/transcripts submitted without relevant certificates will not b
accepted.
(vi) Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in th
CV will necessitate to legal action.
(vii) Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever
reason should not apply.
(viii) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
(ix) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level educatic
should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
(x) Certficates from foreign Universities should be verified by The
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
(xi) The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies,
academic certificates and the applicanfs birth certificate.
(xii) Deadline for application is 15th December 2016,17.00 hours.
(xiii) Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
(xiv) Women are highly encouraged to apply.
(xv) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.
(xvi) Application letters should be written in Swahili or English.
(xvii) All applications must be sent through Workers Compensation Fund address belm
Director General, 
Workers Compensation Fund, 
6th Floor, GEPF House, Regent Estate, Bagamoyo Road, 
P.O.Box 79655, 
DAR ES SALAAM


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