Accountant – Expenditure job at Zambia Metrology Agency

Vacancy title:
Accountant – Expenditure

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Metrology Agency

Deadline of this Job:
14 January 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, January 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Overview
The Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and
Industry, is inviting applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates to fill the following vacant positions:
Position: Accountant – Expenditure (1)
Purpose Of The Job:

To undertake effectively financial accounting and reporting in order to ensure prudent utilisation of resources and accurate financial records.

Qualifications
• Full Form V/Grade 12 Certificate
• Full ACCA /CIMA/CAZ or equivalent
• Degree in Accounting or Finance, Associate member of ZICA

Key Result Area and Responsibilities
• Financial Reporting: Undertakes timely the preparation of accurate financial and reports in order to inform stakeholders about the financial performance of the Agency.
• Budget & Expenditure Control: Undertakes timely implementation of budget and expenditure
control mechanism in order to ensure expenditure is within Agency’s budget framework and
compliance to accounting rules and principles
• Payments: Undertakes the processing of payments to clients and staff in order to ensure the
Agency meets its financial and statutory obligations.
• Internal Controls: Undertakes effectively the development and implementation of financial internal controls in order to mitigate against financial risks and enhance the reliability of financial reporting.
• Statutory Returns and Records: Undertakes the preparation and submission of statutory returns
in order to ensure compliance with all legal, government regulations and accounting standards.
• Assets Management: Undertakes effectively the valuation and financial accounting for assets in
order to ensure accountability.
• Audit: Undertakes the preparation of audit documentation related to expenditure and assets in
order to facilitate the audit process.
• Bank Reconciliations: Prepares daily accurate bank reconciliations and maintains operational
cashbooks in order to ensure accountability for the Agency’s financial resources.
• Accountable Documents: Ensures safe keeping and timely distribution of accountable documents in order to ensure security and proper utilisation.
• Performance Management: Manages the implementation of performance management systems
in the Section in order to monitor and evaluate individual and departmental performance.

Other Skills / Attributes
• Analytical skills
• Supervisory skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Computer literate
• Integrity

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should send their application letter enclosing a
detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of professional and academic qualifications not later than, 14 January, 2021. Applications must be addressed to the following address and emailed to jobs@zma.org.zm
Further details can be obtained from the following website: www.zma.org.zm
The Director Corporate Services
Zambia Metrology Agency
PO Box 30989
LUSAKA

Please Note that only short-listed 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: 14 January 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 06-01-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-01-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-01-2065
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