Accountant and Assistant Accountant job at Mobicom Africa Ltd
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Vacancy title: Accountant and Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Mobicom Africa Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, May 03 2023 

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

Summary
Date Posted:Wednesday, May 03 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
We are seeking to recruit two(2) outgoing and dedicated individuals who are interested in rewarding accounting careers to join our team as an Accountant and Accounts Assistant. The
Accountant and Accounts Assitant will analyse complex financial and accounting records and insure integrity of information by recording, verifying and consolidating reports, and over see all company accounting operations. They will insure daily accounting processes, business activities and operations such as payables, receivables, expenses, recipts and disbursments are precise and efficient.

Accountant Duties
a) Reporting to Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
b) Manages all accounting operational expenses as well as individual employee expenses. The accountant will monitor weekly/ monthly/ annual communications of the accounting department on sales and margins and tracks the expenses against allocated budget or forecast.
c) Assists with any regulatory expenses, to ensure accurate and timely compliance.
d) Processing and posting invoices and the preparation of any necessary cheques.
e) Reviews and prepares the business’s cost distribution reports and tracks project costs, ensures project cost accuracy, monitors timelines, and classifies project assets. In this position, the accountant further contributes to the departments or the overall business’s projects as assigned and applies proper internal accounting controls and focuses on the enhancement of these controls.
f) Prepares and reconciles the accumulation of all the business’s financial data for the accurate and timely accounting of all operations.
g) Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for the opening of a financial period to the close and ensures that all financial records are properly maintained and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
h) Tasked with the preparation and presentation of key financial reports on periodical business operations, profit, inventory, cash flow, and expenditures across the business. Assists in the preparation of the end of period supporting documentation and account analyses for end of period audit review by external auditors.
i) Prepare monthly/ weekly/ annual management financial statement and explains their variance against budget/ forecast for submission to CFO.
j) Co-ordination payroll, commission payments, travel expenses for all employees, and other minor human resource matters as needed. The accountant will also liaise with both internal and external business counterparts, for example, auditors, to perform his daily roles in regard to cost control and operational expenses.
k) Perform other duties as delegated by the Chief Financial Officer.
Accounts Assistant Duties
a) Reporting to Accountant
b) Assists with any regulatory expenses, to ensure accurate and timely compliance.
c) Processing and posting invoices and the preparation of any necessary cheques.
d) Review and prepare the business’s cost distribution reports and tracks project costs, ensures project cost accuracy, monitors timelines, and classifies project assets.
e) Contribute to the departments and the overall business’s projects, proper internal accounting controls and focuses on the enhancement of these controls.
f) Prepare and reconcile the accumulation of all the business’s financial data for the accurate and timely accounting of all operations.
g) Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for the opening of a financial period to the close and ensures that all financial records are properly maintained and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
h) Tasked with the preparation and presentation of key financial reports on periodical business operations, profit, inventory, cash flow, and expenditures across the business. Assists in the preparation of the end of period supporting documentation and account analyses for end of period audit review by external auditors.
i) Prepare monthly/ weekly/ annual management financial statement and explains their variance against budget/ forecast for submission to business accountant
j) Co-ordination payroll, commission payments, travel expenses for all employees, and other minor human resource matters as needed. The accountant assistant will also liaise with accountant, both internal and external business counterparts, for example, auditors, to perform his daily roles in regard to cost control and operational expenses.
k) Perform other duties as delegated by Accountant

Required skills
a) Highly detail oriented and organized
b) Ability to meet constant stream of deadlines
c) Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively
d) Possess solid communication, leadership, analytical and problem -solving skills
e) Familiarity with accounting software and programs, accounting standards and government legislations such as PAYE, income Tax and VAT Acts.

Qualifications and Experience
a) 3-5 years hands on experience in a management role.
b) Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
c) Professional Accountancy qualification ACCA/ZICA/CIMA
d) Must be a certified member of ZICA
e) Relationship Management & Team Management (Managing large teams)
f) Knowledge of accounting software’s and MS office
g) Business acumen with a problem-solving attitude.
h) Excellent communication skills.
i) Able to maintain confidentiality when handling company financial information
j) Interested and qualified applicants should submit their application

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 May 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 25-04-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-04-2066
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