jessica melkior

About me

A skilled and detail-oriented Finance Officer with more than three years of experience in non-governmental organization. Proficient in QuickBooks and knowledgeable in tax law, financial reporting, auditing, and budgeting, Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and solve problems, Adept at working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines. A collaborative team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, Demonstrated ability to improve accounting processes and procedures, resulting in cost savings, improved accuracy, increased efficiency. Consistently met or exceeded financial reporting and auditing requirements, Looking for an opportunity to use my accounting skills and experience to contribute to a dynamic and fast-paced organization. Committed to continuous learning and development to stay current with industry trends and best practices.

Work Experience

Bright Jamii Initiative 2019-06-01 - 2022-12-28 Skills: • Auditing • Reporting • Accounting Software such as QuickBooks • Taxation • Fundraising • Grant Management • Budgeting • Financial Analysis Achievements: • Successfully managed the financial operations of multiple donor-funded projects for various international and national NGOs, including Pact World Tanzania, Plan International, Women Fund Project Tanzania, Legal Service Facility, United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Canadian Embassy, and TECDEN. • Played a key role in the annual external audit process for 2019, 2020, and 2021, liaising closely with auditors to provide all necessary financial information and ensuring the timely submission of audited financial statements. • Worked closely with project managers and program teams to develop project budgets and ensure compliance with donor regulations, resulting in successful project implementation and timely disbursement of funds. • Collaborated with the finance team to design and implement effective financial management systems, policies, and procedures, improving overall financial management and reporting for the organization. • Participated in the development of a five-year strategic plan for the organization, providing financial insights and recommendations, and drafting the financial plan to support the strategic objectives of the organization. • Contributed to fundraising efforts, increasing donor retention rates through transparent financial communications.
Finance Officer
Tanzanite Support Organization 2023-06-01 - 2023-11-30 • Financial Management • Bank reconciliation • Grant Management • Fundraising Knowledge • Report Writing Monthly and annual • Transparency and Accountability • Tax Compliance • Proficiency in accounting software such as QuickBooks and ERP • Handling accounting Payable and Receivables • Process Invoices • Auditing Achievements: • Successfully managed financial operations, ensuring compliance with nonprofit accounting standards and tax regulations. • Led the organization's financial reporting efforts, producing accurate and transparent financial reports for donors and stakeholders. • Efficiently managed grants, from application to reporting, resulting in increased financial support for the organization. • Demonstrated a strong commitment to financial sustainability through prudent budgeting and cost-effective operations. • Collaborated with program managers to align financial goals with the organization's mission, contributing to increased program impact. • Achieved excellence in report writing, providing clear and concise financial communications to diverse audiences.
Loan Officer
Asa Microfinance Tanzania 2016-04-01 - 2019-05-30 • Building and maintaining a substantial and high-quality loan portfolio • To conduct members recruitment and screening • Identifying potential clients and selling to them various loan products • To form members’ group and conduct a regular meeting with members • To orient clients on various loan products and services offered by ASA Microfinance Ltd • Processing loan applications and verifying clients’ business and income • Verifying loan applications by physically visiting clients’ business • To manage loan disbursement and collect loan payments • To verifying clients through physically visiting businesses places


Bachelor of Science in Tax Management
Bachelor Degree 2012-11-20 - 2015-11-18 Accounting, Economics,Taxation, Mathematics


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Bachelor Degree


25 - 30
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