Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Opportunity at Akiba Commercial Bank

Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Opportunity at Akiba Commercial Bank
Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Opportunity at Akiba Commercial Bank

About Akiba Commercial Bank:

Akiba Commercial Bank, a leading commercial bank in Tanzania, is currently seeking a highly experienced Senior Manager to join its dynamic Finance team and spearhead the financial accounting unit.

Position: Senior Manager, Financial Accounting

Location: Dar es Salaam

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Monthly/Quarterly/Annual financial reporting and submission processes within prescribed timelines.
  • Ensure meticulous control over financial reporting, aligning with IFRS, Companies Act, Taxation Act, and the bank's policies and procedures.
  • Manage the audit process, review external audit submissions, and address audit queries for timely closure.
  • Safeguard the bank's reputation with external stakeholders, including regulators, auditors, and tax authorities.
  • Ensure accurate accounting for all taxes, providing regular updates to management and the Board.
  • Monitor developments in the Bank of Tanzania Reporting Regulations and ensure timely implementation to meet reporting requirements.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with various bank departments, including Treasury, Credit, Commerce, Operations, Risk, and Compliance, to uphold the quality and accuracy of report filings.
  • Lead or participate in Regulatory examinations, internal, and external audits.
  • Identify opportunities for automation of regulatory returns, keeping the reporting system updated with business development.
  • Support the implementation of system changes to comply with regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Stay informed about industry, regulatory, and accounting developments.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; a Master's degree is advantageous.
  • Mandatory professional accounting qualification such as CPA (T) or ACCA.
  • Seasoned Finance professional with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position.
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory reporting requirements in the banking industry.
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical, technical, organizational, and attention-to-detail skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, presentation, and coaching skills.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal departments, external auditors, and regulators.

Application Instructions:

If you meet the above requirements and are ready for exciting challenges, please send your:

  • Covering letter
  • Curriculum vitae


Deadline: December 8, 2023

Join Akiba Commercial Bank and be a key player in shaping the financial landscape in Tanzania. Your expertise will contribute to the bank's commitment to excellence and compliance in the ever-evolving financial sector.


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