2 Finance Officer job at VVOB Education for Development

Vacancy title:
2 Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

VVOB Education for Development

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, February 16 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 02 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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VVOB in Zambia
• In Zambia, VVOB is working in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE). We are building capacity on Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL).
• Our key focus points in ECE are ‘Learning through Play’ and ‘Emergent Literacy’.
• The evidence based TaRL approach helps learners in Grades 3, 4 and 5 to develop basic reading and numeracy skills. We are currently reaching 8 provinces with our work in ECE.
• Our ambition is to support MoE in scaling the ‘Learning through Play’, ‘Emergent Literacy’ and ‘Teaching at the Right Level’ work.

Responsibilities of the Finance Officer
The Finance Officer is, in consultation with the Finance manager, responsible for all payment procedures of all VVOB’s in-country projects. As a Finance Officer you contribute to VVOB’s ambitions and values by taking initiative whenever necessary to ensure the implementation of a high-quality administering of financial resources at the VVOB country office.
The Finance Officer reports to the Finance manager and thus a part of the financial team.
You will:
• Ensure timely payments to staff, partners, and providers are consistent with the financial policies and guidelines.
• Review timely the cash position of our local accounts.
Besides this, you will be involved in:
• Administering the budget, contract management system and inventory asset list.
• Facilitating continuous improvement, knowledge building sharing on financial operations.

If you’re our Finance Officer, your workweek at the office will include the following highlights:
• Collaborate with program coordinators and procurement throughout the payment process.
• Lunch! A perfect time to nurture informal relationships with the other team members in Zambia and hear how everyone is doing.
• You discuss the progress you made on your tasks/responsibilities with the finance manager.
• Ensure that payment requests have the relevant support documents.
• Ensure compliance with the organization’s finance policies and guidelines and in line with donor requirements and statutory obligations.
• Support non-finance staff through the payment processes.

Who are you?
This is a national position, open to Zambian Nationals.
Your expertise and experience
• 3+ years’ experience in Financial Operations, specifically in accounting and procurement.
• Excellent computer skills in MS Office and ERP and Other financial system.
• Fluent in English + based on Country needs.

Matching competences
VVOB core competences:
• Results orientation
• Continuous improvement
• Cooperation
Function specific competencies:
• Communication skills
• Accuracy
• Reliability
• 360° empathy
• Problem analysis and judgement

What we’re offering:
• A full-time contract with the possibility to extend depending on funding.
25% gratuity at year’s end
• In-patient and out-patient medical package for you and your legal dependents (as proven by marriage certificate and birth certificate(s))
• Education allowance for your legal children
• Transport allowance and housing allowance in line with the Zambian employment legislation
• Supportive environment, enabling continuous professional development

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
What’s next?
• Your motivation letter and a detailed CV are expected to be sent by e-mail no later than 9th February 2024 to recruitmentzambia@vvob.org 
• Shortlisted candidates will take a written test and go through an interview process before a final offer.
• VVOB firmly believes that quality education can only be achieved if equity is ensured. Qualities of people prevail, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or disability.
• To apply for this job email your details to recruitmentzambia@vvob.org 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, February 16 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 02-02-2024
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 02-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-02-2066
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