Finance Associate – Arusha at PCI July, 2019

PCI is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing diseases, improving community health, and promoting sustainable development worldwide.

Building on a successful pilot program conducted in Ethiopia, PCI will be implementing a Afriscout Webubit Project in northern Tanzania. AfriScout is an innovative, Base of Pyramid (BOP) social enterprise and a subsidiary of PCI. AfriScout is seeking to improve climate-smart management of northern Tanzania’s drylands and the livestock that rely on them by scaling access and use of AfriScout, a mobile application that provides pastoraiists with actionable grazing data. With the support of USAID, Google and other donors, PCI developed grazing maps that fuse traditional livestock herding knowledge and practices with real-time satellite imagery on vegetation and water that is then integrated into an android-based mobile application. Since its inception, PCI and AfriScout have reached over 7,500 users. With support from Enabel-Wehubut, PCI aims to expand its reach and build a financially sustainable social enterprise through a fee-for-service model.


Job Summary:

The Afriscout Finance Associate is responsible for Financial control, maintain system and internal control at Arusha office, document staff travel, advances, accounting record transactions, timely reconciliation, facilitate payments, manage cash register and petty cash, facilitate procurements, prepare bid analysis, solicit profoma invoice, Bank transaction and link with ARC to prepare monthly Advance requests and Financial reports.

This position will report directly to the Afriscout Regional Coordinate based in Arusha


The Finance Associate provides day to day Finance PCI Program office Arusha. S/he provides functional financial management support to AfriScout Regional Coordinator and Driver. S/he is responsible to support the program in responding to requests from the both PCI and AfriScout Finance, Administration and HR units.



Bachelor or Advanced Diploma in Accounting from recognized institution.

2-3 years relevant professional experience including petty cash management
Experience working in a multi-cultural environment
Highly organized, detailed oriented, sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills
Working with integrity

Facilitate Payments:

Financial Control Accounting Procurement:

Desired attributes:

Change-maker: Has a passion for the mission and values of PCI and AfriScout
Innovator: Seeks creative solutions to problems and challenges existing paradigms
Edifier: Able to inspire and motivate a team and build trust with communities
Ally: Possesses an appreciation and respect for local customs and traditions


Please visit our website at www.pciglobal.org and click on the “Careers” link under the About Us tab. This will take you to PCI’s Career Portal. Click on the employment opportunities tab and then click on Search Current Openings to find a detailed job requirement and apply for this open position with PCI Tanzania enclosing a detailed CV together with copies of relevant testimonials and cover letter.


A first review of candidates will happen after July 26, 2019
PCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified women to apply.
Only Successful Candidate will be contacted


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