1 X Assistant Accountant Rentokil Initial - Tanzania
Rentokil Initial, Tanzania

1 Year
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Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jun 8, 2021
Last Date
Jul 8, 2021

Job Description

Rentokil Initial:

Rentokil Initial is a Global services company employing over 35,000 colleagues across 70 countries. The Company is at the cutting edge of technology and innovation as it strives to protect people and enhance lives, by controlling pests, improving hygiene and improving interior spaces with plants and scenting.

We are experts in the fields we operate in, investing in training, science, innovation and technology, and affording our employees Opportunities for Growth and Development

Listening and acting on feedback is part of our culture to support colleagues and our customers. Rentokil Initial regards equality and fairness as a fundamental right of all of its colleagues.

We live our values of Service, Relationships and Teamwork which were identified by our colleagues across the world.

Find out more on careers.rentokil-initial.com

Our family of businesses:

Rentokil Pest Control is the world’s leading commercial pest control company who provide quality, diligent and friendly services to all our customers.

We operate in over 65 countries and we are ranked in the top 3 in 63 of those.

We are highly innovative and have leading technical and scientific expertise and our customers look to us for our knowledge and integrity.

Although we don’t provide the most luxurious of services, this is certainly essential for all of our customers, and to make sure service happens.

Initial Hygiene is the world’s leading hygiene services company who provide quality, diligent and friendly services to all our customers. We operate in over 40 countries and we are ranked in the top 3 in 38 of those. We produce high quality, tailored hygiene product ranges for washrooms - across all sectors and industries where our customers look to us for our knowledge and integrity

Ambius is the world leader in providing interior landscaping services for a range of customers from boutique hotels, to shopping centres. We use planting, scenting, flowers, artwork and exterior landscaping maintenance to improve the environment for the benefit of the customer and their employees. Ambius is a global brand across North America, Europe South Africa, Sub Sahara and Australia.

We have central support functions of Human Resources, IT, Finance, Legal and Marketing amp; Innovation in the Rentokil Initial Head Office locations and in country.

You would be supporting the Business in Dar es Salaam Tanzania


A vacancy has arisen for an Assistant Accountant in our Tanzania business, based in Dar es Salaam. Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the successful candidate will execute day-to-day finance and accounting duties, including among other areas, petty cash operations, payments processing, and stocks accounting.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

    • Receipt and record branch cheques ensuring the same are banked accordingly.
    • Post receipts and EFTS
    • Post bank charges as per bank statement
    • Cash book analysis, coding and subsequent postings
    • Check, and code all petty cash.
    • Ensure that the petty cash is up to date and reconciled monthly to the cash float, that all expense claims are supported by appropriate documentation and authorised signatory.
    • Ensure that major accounts are regularly reconciled, that cash is allocated on a daily basis and that credit balances are investigated.
    • Manage and post travel expense forms
    • Carry out cashiering duties
    • Ensure that statutory cheques/payments are remitted on or before due dates.
    • Post financial data to appropriate accounts, and run required reports in the accounting systems, according to instructions.
    • To ensure that the cash book is updated and posted to the ledger on a daily basis
    • Prepare/assist in the preparation of the month end bank reconciliation.
    • Ensure that all cheque payments are supported by authorised documents
    • Ensure that creditors’ payments are allocated regularly and debit balances are investigated
    • Assist with preparation of monthly management accounts
    • Assist with daily and monthly Treasury tasks
    • Review and monitor staff expense claims
    • Monitor levels of stock items and set and update re-order levels
    • Handle and coordinate importation of stocks, and liaise with clearing agents
    • Initiate/process stock requisitions and forward to Line Managers for approval
    • Ensure that stores records are accurately maintained and up to date and the necessary reports are generated and acted upon.
    • Carry out analysis of monthly stock issuance, investigate and explain significant variances
    • Coordinate PPE stock requirements and initiate stock required
    • Ensure sound internal control systems pertaining to stocks are in place and stock procedures are regularly updated to remain relevant and to help safeguard against stock mis-use, fraud or errors.
    • Maintain relevant accounting data and provide information to assist management to make strategic financial decisions
    • Undertake ad-hoc responsibilities as required
  • Do you have what it takes? If you want to be considered for this role you will need:
  • Relevant Tertiary Education in Accounting or Finance
  • Proficient in English - written and spoken
  • Accounting skills and experience minimum 2 years
  • Customer Care experience advantageous
  • Numerical acumen
  • Computer literate
  • Integrity/reliability
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong ownership amp; responsiveness
  • High energy levels (action orientated)
  • Self confident/assertive/passionate
  • Problem solving skills/solution driven
  • Strong demonstration of the values of service, relationships and teamwork
  • Be self- motivated and display a high energy level
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Team player with a collaborative style
  • Demonstrates the ability to take the initiative
  • Highly developed communication skills (written / verbal / non-verbal)
  • Ability to form strong customer relationships at all levels


Are you interested? Here's what you can expect when you join us.

  • Opportunity for Growth

Employment Equity

Rentokil Initial believes in supporting all employees to provide equal opportunities

and avoid discrimination. We also place emphasis on workplace diversity which

means that we are serious about creating an inclusive environment that accepts

each individual's differences, embraces their strengths and provides opportunities

for all colleagues to achieve their full potential.

Do you love to provide a valued professional service throughout your community? Do you feel like you could do the job well? Apply for the role today!

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