Accountant job at By Life Connected (BLC)

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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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By Life Connected (BLC)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, January 25 2024 

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

Date Posted: Monday, January 22 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job opportunity – Accountant
By Life Connected (BLC) is a Zambian not-for-profit organization, registered as a Public Benefit Organization, that serves communities in designing and realizing sustainable food systems. Sustainable food systems, including water security, is a primary need for everybody and By Life Connected empowers communities to take the lead in realizing these needs. As a result, overall well-being of community members will increase, communities will be more resilient against climate change and other disruptors and unsustainable resource use can be alleviated.
In Livingstone By Life Connected works in both Mukuni and Simonga/Sinde communities and has several projects running, including:
· A 12 hectare regenerative, and communally run, farm in Mukuni and
· An Asset Based Community Development program in Simonga/Sinde.
By Life Connected is looking for an Accountant that can supervise the financial administration of the entire organization (Livingstone and Mumbwa areas). The accountant also needs to report to area/project managers and the communities we are working with on how much of the yearly budget is remaining.
This job opportunity is for a full-time function. Compensation for this job will be K7,000 (gross) leaving K6,130 (net) per month.
By Life Connected values above all the care of its employees. We believe that when a team of employees – what we call our working family – feels safe this highly improves the working performance. Financial transparency and accountability are key for creating a safe working environment and the Accountant is responsible for that.

Essential requirements
For the position the desired candidates must meet the following requirements:
· Someone that values integrity and is honest, accountable and empathic. These are the characteristics of a good leader.
· Someone that has a certificate of being a chartered accountant with whatever institute and can take care of the following responsibilities:
o Updating the cashbook continuously
o Updating working budgets every week
o Keeping track of the physical and digital administration (retirement) of all transactions
o Presenting the monthly finances to area managers and founders of BLC
o Preparing the payroll and slips
o Preparing NAPSA, NHIMA and ZRA payments
o Writing yearly financial reports and statements
· Somone that is well versed in writing and speaking in English.
· Someone that lives (or can move to) Livingstone
· Someone that that can work full-time.
· Someone that is willing and able to work independently without much supervision.
· Someone that has great computer skills including proficiency with at least the internet and Microsoft Office.
· Someone that is willing to do fieldwork in rural areas.
Preferred requirements
· Someone that has strong interest in Community Development and Nature Conservation.
· Someone that owns a valid driver’s license
· Someone that has experience in working for a not-for-profit organization

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates can send their up-to-date Curriculum Vitea and a cover/motivational letter to . Deadline is 17.00 o’clock on the 25th of January. Cover letter should be addressed to Lars Vermeer, Founder of By Life Connected.
• Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days after the deadline of applying. We will try to respond to all candidates. However, if you haven’t been contacted before the 7th of February please assume that you haven’t been shortlisted.
• Thanks for responding to this job advert! I know how much energy it costs to respond to job adverts, so I appreciate the effort.
• With warm regards,
• Lars Vermeer – Founder of By Life Connected.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, January 25 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 22-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-01-2066
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