Accountant job at Altus Financial Services Limited
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Altus Financial Services Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, April 30 2023 

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

Date Posted:Sunday, April 30 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Title: Accountant
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

1. Preparation of monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Verification of all reports posted in the accounting system by the accounts assistant before submission to FM
3. Preparation of monthly payroll
4. Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions.
5. Update and maintain the general ledger.
6. Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system
7. Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers.
8. Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions.
9. Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements.
10. Maintenance and update of the fixed asset register
11. Preparation of Loan book reconciliation
12. Ensuring that bank reconciliations are prepared on time by the assistant accountant.

2. Statutory obligations

1. Accurate and timely computation and preparation of PAYE, NHIMA and NAPSA Schedules
2. Submission and payment of NAPSA , PAYE and NHIMA to respective government authorities.
3. Ensure that annual statutory permits and licenses are paid on time.

3. Ensure adherence to internal controls

1. Ensure that all payments made are properly supported by Invoices, Vouchers, Minutes, receipts books and are within the approved budget.
2. Processing payments: Ensure that all payments are justifiable and are processed in time to support execution of activities
3. 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:
1. Degree in from a recognized Accounting Institution or equivalent is desirable
2. Part or full professional qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ZICA)

Knowledge, Skills
1. knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
2. knowledge of MS Office applications
3. knowledge of auditing practices and principle
4. knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
5. knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications

Key competencies:
1. Class B driving license
2. attention to detail and accuracy
3. planning and organizing
4. strategic thinking
5. strong communication skills
6. information and task monitoring
7. problem identification and analysis
8. judgment and problem-solving
9. supervisory skills
10. teamwork
11. stress tolerance

Job Experience:No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Only Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply. Applications can be sent to the following email address – 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: May 5, 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 22-04-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-04-2066
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