Goodluck Maruma

  • Group Chief Accountant
  • Accountancy, banking and finance
  • Member Since, May 24, 2023


  • ZEK Group International Ltd2020 - Present

    Group Chief Accountant

    • Producing and implementing standard operating procedures for maximum compliance to corporate and statutory policies while insuring maximum delivery of results by each team member. • Updating a risk management framework, calculating risk level using their likelihood and impact to the Group, defining risk appetite and advising on ways to mitigate the risks. • Coordinating subsidiary and Group internal and external audits, preparing consolidated final reports with supporting documents, ensuring audit findings are actioned and done on time as per internal planning. • Training other staff on internal procedures and accounting practices. • Preparing accurate consolidated month-end management reports for effective decision making, with recommendations on areas that need attention. • Reviewing and managing compliance to accounting processes and continuously identifying improvement opportunities. • Providing trainings on new developed procedures to Subsidiaries. • Successfully designed and implemented a new internal control system for the new Business Mall Construction Project. • Assisting subsidiary Finance Managers on developing budgets.

  • CBM International2019 - 2020

    Finance and Operations Manager

     Handled finances of the Country Office in line with CBM standards, local regulations, and applicable donor regulations.  Prepared external and internal audits and provided necessary financial information as may be required.  Implemented Financial Settlement and Monitoring of Partner Projects according to CBM’s partner management regulations, provided training and support to partners and program managers to prepare financial reports for donor reporting, justifying variances, proposing revised budgets where appropriate and responding to all finance related queries.  Provided regular budget monitoring reports (budget vs. actual expenditures) and other financial reports to budget holders as required for periodical analysis and provide recommendations for budget realignments as required.  Issued contracts to suppliers and consultants in accordance with CBM rules and regulations and arranged payments accordingly.  Managed the efficient running of the Country office premises, maintain adequate supplies and ensure adequate record keeping and documentation.  Organized local and overseas visits of CBM staff and visitors on official work, in liaison with host programs/organizations including liaison with travel agents, embassies etc.  Organized Safety and Security trainings to staff and Office Guests and insured a safety working space at all times.

  • COWI Tanzania2017 - 2019

    Finance Officer

     Cooperated with GRANTEES to ensure Donor Funds are managed and results are achieved as per Donor expectations.  Conducted Capacity Assessment to GRANTEES to assess their capacity to manage Grants and advised on the gaps found.  Trained GRANTEES on Fund management techniques for their sustainability after Project end.  Created a live database for Grants Disbursement and consultancy installment payments.  Consolidated GRANTEES’ financial reports for Donor reporting and valuation of success stories.

  • Good Neighbours International2014 - 2016

    Finance and Operations Officer

     Streamlined internal control systems that successfully increased a budget execution rate from an average of 56% to an average of 89% per year in 2014 to 2016.  Created a tender evaluation form for Shinyanga Area Office that helped tenders to be evaluated fairly by having a fair comparison between bidders.  Handled banking processes, payroll and filling system, prepared monthly bank reconciliations, and scanned all financial supporting documents to KOICA on monthly basis as per Donor requirement.  Maintained up-to-dated personnel data (staff contract, leave management and up-to-date personnel information)  Prepared Area Office payroll paid salaries and wages together with all payroll taxes and contributions on time to avoid interests and penalties.