Accountant job at Diligent Health Initiatives Limited
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Diligent Health Initiatives Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, May 15 2024 

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

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, May 01 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

The accountant supports the Finance Manager, Assistant Finance Manager and the CFO in ensuring compliance, proper financial system function and compliance with statutory and donor requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Processes transactions in line with DHI and donor requirements
• Assist the Finance Manager in providing financial and compliance guidance during the work-plan budgeting
• Helps payroll processing and ensure posting of payroll costs to appropriate general ledger accounts;
• Inputs into developing of annual budget for operations support, with guidance and feedback from Finance and Grants Manager
• Chart of Accounts tracking and production of various project and corporate expenditures
• Manage budget tracking and projections and prepare routine financial reports (monthly, quarterly, annual) and manage relationships with the banks
• Ensure effective financial management systems and rigorous internal controls to ensure that all financial reporting is accurate, cost-efficient and transparent, ensuring compliance with donors and regulations, DHI policy and local laws at all times;
• Monitor and track project income and expenditure against budget and regular updating of projections;
• Use DHI Chart of Accounts in transaction processing
• Ensure compliance with ZRA, NAPSA and other statutory returns at all times;
• Complying with all project financial policies, procedures, and issues, prior to dissemination to project staff, donor and partners;
• Support the Finance Manager in audit preparation and work closely with Auditors
• Prepare monthly financial reporting, assuring accuracy, compliance and timeliness including: review of the Quick-books database, perform bank account and petty cash reconciliations;
• Assist in managing the level of outstanding advances, keeping all advances to under 30 days

Position Competencies, skills and qualifications
• Bachelor’s in finance, accounting, business, economics or related field with a minimum of 5 years of direct work experience in financial, grants or contracts management in Zambia
• ACCA Foundation/intermediate or Equivalent, ZICA membership is required
• Experience with various donor rules and regulations
• Excellent verbal and written English.
• Proven record of systems strengthening and internal controls.
• Ability to take initiative and lead teams
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Supervision and Reporting
The Accountant will report to the Finance Manager

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• To apply for this job email your details to diligent.hrz@gmail.com 


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, May 15 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 01-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-05-2066
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