Latest Job Oportunity at Alaf Limited Tanzania 2022

Latest Job Oportunity at Alaf Limited Tanzania 2022

ALAF was the first company to start a steel tube mill In Tanzania (in 1971), the first company to introduce customized Z-Purlins (in 2013) and the first company to introduce deformed bars in customized sizes (in 2012). Alaf Tanzania Jobs Opportunities.

Today ALAF offers a wide range of Roofing products, Pipes & Hollow sections, Aluminium Zinc coated steel coil, Cold-rolled products, Structural Steel and Engineering products.

ALAF Limited is the first and the only company in its category in Tanzania to be accredited with ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2005 based on its quality standards and commitment towards the environment. Its products also conform to the Tanzania Bureau of Standards.


The Financial Controller’s responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage the general accounting function
  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Identifying tax risks and developing solutions for potential tax issues, keeping abreast of new developments in tax legislation, and updating the Company’s management of new legislative developments.

Job Functions: Accounting,Finance,Financial Planning
Industries:  Manufacturing


Financial Accounting:

  • To ensure accuracy of books of accounts
  • To ensure monthly closing of accounts within agreed timelines.
  • Preparation of IFRS accounts and GL schedules.
  • Ensure accuracy & timely postings of entries in SAP/ERP
  • Ensure monthly review and reconciliation of account payables.
  • Ensure vendor accounts are reconciled and balance confirmations are obtained
  • Ensure timely reconciliations of all bank accounts.
  • Assist in providing data for the Board pack.
  • Review and ensure accurate monthly provisions and prepayment accounts
  • Review and monitor staff imprest and other advances, for timely settlements
  • Internal audit – drive compliance with IA observations. Alaf Tanzania Jobs Opportunities
  • Work with external auditors to ensure timely completion of annual audit
  • To establish and implement strong internal financial controls
  • Perform monthly inventory reconciliation and establish controls.
  • Accurately maintain Fixed Assets records, ensure periodic physical verification
  • Any other work that may be assigned by the management

Tax compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with Tax laws and regulations in Company’s financial dealings
  • Ensure all tax returns are accurately prepared and timely filed with tax authorities
  • Co-ordinate tax audit, transfer price audit and any other audit by the Revenue authorities
  • Ensure Accounts books are reconciled with VAT, WHT and statutory returns at all times
  • Ensure Company’s VAT refund claims are timely filed and follow-up with the Tax authorities for refund
  • Ensure necessary documents are properly maintained and available for verification by Tax authorities
  • Ensure EFD reports are reconciled with the Account books at all times
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of Company’s imports with TANSAD records
  • Ensure necessary export permits are available for all exports
  • Co-ordinate with Company’s Tax consultants for regular Tax health check-ups and ensure the observations are resolved in time
  • Ensure timely response to queries by Tax authorities, Company’s internal auditors
  • Identify and evaluate tax risks and set-up processes to eliminate/minimize the risks


  • Build relationships with the insurance companies/partners,
  • Monitor coverage and maintain insurance register
  • Ensure all renewals are on time and costs details are accurately maintained
  • Assist in settlement of claims and documentation.
  • Proper upkeep of Claims register/records



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation, finance, business or related field.
  • Chartered Accountancy or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


  • Proven experience of 8-10 years as a Public Accountant, out of which at least 5 years should be in a senior managerial role handling financial accounting and tax compliance
  • The ability to work with SAP ERP.
  • Extensive knowledge of Accounting standards (IFRS) and tax legislations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Sound problem-solving skills.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to properly interpret, apply and make decisions in accordance with the relevant policies.
  • High integrity and judgment. Alaf Tanzania Jobs Opportunities
  • An ability to generate trust and build alliances with co-workers.
  • Ability to work well with the existing management team.
  • Adept in developing and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders
  • Go-getter approach
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, understanding of Swahili will be an added advantage.

Closing Date 07/04/2022