3 Accounts Assistant job at Zambia Railways Limited
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Vacancy title:
3 Accounts Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Railways Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, September 30 2023 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 26 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose:
• Responsible for making petty cash payments and receipts including correct capture of regional overtime and other related entries.

Main Duties
• Maintenance of cash report.
• Ensure that all payment vouchers and supporting documents are secured against any loss.
• Ensure that all deliverables comply with regulatory guidance and professional standards.
• Ensure that a proper filling system is implemented.
• Provide technical expertise on all financial matters.
• Ensure prompt response to derailment and its effects.
• Ensure regional payroll entries are captured.
• Provide technical expertise on financial matters.
• Adherence to guiding Financial Acts.
• Adherence to safety protocols and guidelines.
• Maintenance of emergency funds.
• Maintaining petty cash imprest and ensure all reimbursements are done.
• Payments of funeral grants.
• Accurate posting of all transactions in the accounting system.
• Receipt and deposit of revenue.
• Ensure payments of petty cash expenditures.
• Ensure regional overtime and other payroll related are captured.
• Ensure departmental KPIs are met.
• Ensure variable cost are managed in line with output or production.
• Ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources.

Key Performance Indicators
• Timely capturing of all payments.
• Timely response to derailments.
• Timely preparation of cash certificate reports.
• Compliance to public Finance Acts.
• Adherence to safety protocols.
• Timely capture of payroll entries
• Timely payment of emergency funds.
• Timely capturing of transactions.
• Timely issuance of receipts.
• Timely capture of overtime
• Timely request of petty cash reimbursement when the float is at 20% of the allocated floated.
• Cost management.
• Meeting departmental KPIs.

Core Competencies:
• Numerical, Analytical and Financial skills.
• Critical thinking and Problem solving.
• Communication skills.
• Negotiation skills
• Commercial and business acumen.
• Performance and appraisal knowledge.
• Innovative.
• Knowledge of rules, regulations, and procedures.
• Team building.
• Talent management.
• Leadership and Supervisory skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.

Academic /Professional Qualifications:
• Full grade 12 certificate (5 ‘0’ levels) with credit or better in Mathematics and English
• A Diploma in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent.
• At least 2 years’ experience in a relevant position.
• Membership to a relevant professional body is a must.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• Applicants who meet the respective stated qualifications and experience should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of their academic and professional qualifications, and details of three (3) traceable referees with their contact numbers not later than 17:00hrs Friday 29th September, 2023 to both email addresses reuben.lungu@zrl.com.zm  & jabes.tembo@zrl.com.zm 
• Applications must be addressed to:
• Director Human Resource and Administration
• Zambia Railways Limited
• 1st Floor Shitima House, P.O Box 80935 KABWE
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, September 30 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 25-09-2023
No of Jobs: 3
Start Publishing: 25-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-09-2066
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