Accountant job at John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Vacancy title:

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

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John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, May 22 2024 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, May 09 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Description:
The Accountant is a full-time position and will be based at the HQ office in Lusaka. S/he will assist in maintaining the CHEKUP II financial accounts and systems. The Accountant will be responsible for the accounting system, expenditure projections, and expense monitoring and reconciliation. S/he will ensure cost-effectiveness, efficiency and accountability throughout the life of the Program. S/he will report to the Finance Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:
• In collaboration with the Finance Manager, assist in maintaining financial and administrative systems fulfilling all USAID rules and regulations and in line with JSI financial policies and procedures.
• Management of the Accounts Payable function and all the Accounts Payable related processes of the Project in line with the established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner
• Manage the monthly accounting cycle, including vendor and activity participant payments and account monitoring and reconciliation;
• Track and Review supplier invoices and supporting documents against invoices processing checklist in order to establish completeness and validity of details for payment submission.
• Match supplier invoices to purchase orders prior to processing to ensure consistency and identify errors/discrepancies/irregularities.
• Maintain a comprehensive record of all approved invoices, bills and payment supports to maintain suppliers’ sub-ledger accounts are prepared and reconciled to the general ledger on a monthly basis
• Maintain ageing report of payables and work with Administration in following up on outstanding payments to vendors, service level agreement and purchase orders.
• Assist the Finance & Grants Manager to monitor sub-grants and sub-recipients.
• Support in capacity building of staff in financial management, new processes and system implementation
• Being a focal point person for the all finance and operational needs from District Finance & Administration (DFAA) staff, and interface with the Operations unit. The DFAAs will also have a dotted line with Operations Manager
• Assist program staff with the resolution of financial management and accounting problems;
• Participate in preparing and monitoring/tracking of the project budget.
• Support the tracking of program activity on payables to the consolidation of budget performance reporting for Management and USAID
• Management of filing of all relevant documents/processes under the role
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business-related field or equivalent/ACCA, or CIMA finalist
• At least 5 years of relevant accounting and financial management;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Experience with QuickBooks accounting system desired;
• Must be a registered member of ZICA
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality for all project and staff proprietary matters.
• Experience with USG, USAID, and/or PEPFAR funding rules and regulations.
• Proven record of systems strengthening and internal controls.
• Ability to take initiative and lead teams. Supervisory, coaching and management experience required.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Supervision and Reporting:
This position will work under the guidance and supervision of the Finance and Grants Manager.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Kindly follow the link below and answer all the questions to submit your applications:
Application Link
• Closing Date: 13th May 2024.
• John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, May 22 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 09-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-05-2066
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