Accountant job at Altus Financial Services

Vacancy title:

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

Jobs at:

Altus Financial Services

Deadline of this Job:
20 February 2023  

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

Date Posted: Friday, February 17, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Department: Finance
Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Objective:
He/She is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Duties &Responsibilities:
1. Financial reporting
• Tasks
• Preparation of monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner.
• Verification of all reports posted in the accounting system by the accounts assistant before submission to FM
• Preparation of monthly payroll
• Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions.
• Update and maintain the general ledger.
• Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system
• Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers.
• Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions.
• Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements.
• Maintenance and update of the fixed asset register
• Preparation of Loan book reconciliation
• Ensuring that bank reconciliations are prepared on time by the assistant accountant.
• 2. Statutory obligations
• Tasks
• Accurate and timely computation and preparation of PAYE, NHIMA and NAPSA Schedules
• Submission and payment of NAPSA , PAYE and NHIMA to respective government authorities.
• Ensure that annual statutory permits and licenses are paid on time.
• 3. Ensure adherence to internal controls
• Tasks
• Ensure that all payments made are properly supported by Invoices, Vouchers, Minutes, receipts books and are within the approved budget.
• Processing payments: Ensure that all payments are justifiable and are processed in time to support execution of activities
• Supervision: ensure that the accounts assistant performs the required tasks diligently.
• Filing: Ensure that all financial records are properly filed in their respective files.
• Qualifications & Experience:
• Degree in from a recognized Accounting Institution or equivalent is desirable
• Part or full professional qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ZICA)
• Knowledge, Skills
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
• Knowledge of MS Office applications
• Knowledge of auditing practices and principle
• Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
• Knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications
• Key competencies:
• Class B driving license
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Planning and organizing
• Strategic thinking
• Strong communication skills
• Information and task monitoring
• Problem identification and analysis
• Judgment and problem-solving
• Supervisory skills
• Teamwork
• Stress tolerance

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Only Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply. Applications can be sent to the following email address –
Closing date for applications is 20th February 2023.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 February 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 17-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-02-2065
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