Accountant job at Law Association of Zambia
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Law Association of Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, February 08 2024 

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

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
• The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is currently seeking the services of a suitably qualified person to fill the position of: Accountant.
• The Accountant will report to the Head of Finance and Administration and shall be based in Lusaka, Zambia, at the LAZ House and shall be primarily responsible for executing daily accounting activities in support of the Association.

Detailed responsibilities
• Preparation of financial and management accounts and relevant reports in order to comply with statutory requirements and facilitate decision making.
• Manage bank and cash ensuring that relevant controls are in place will ensure efficiency and effectiveness in that the income and expenditure cycles.
• Preparation and performance of Bank Reconciliations in order to ensure completeness and accuracy of accounting records.
• Process payroll and generation of relevant related reports
• Process payments on Business Online platforms and Smart Pay.
• Timely preparation of NAPSA, PAYE, NHIMA schedules.
• Submission of all statutory returns and payments to relevant authorities.
• Help resolve accounting problems and discrepancies.
• Posting transactions and maintenance of accounting records in order to facilitate efficient storage, retrieval of information and decision making.
• Reconciliation of general ledger and sub-ledger for receivable and payable balances.
• Assist in managing the Association’s short- and long-term investments, including making recommendations of viable investments.
• Timely receipting and posting of member account transactions and performance of reconciliations etc.
• Involvement in the year end audit & other audits including preparation of responses to audit queries in order to facilitate decision making.

Qualifications and experience:
• A full Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent, with English and mathematics.
• CIMA/ACCA/CA Zambia/Degree in Accounting.
• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in accounting field; (audit is an added advantage).
• Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
• Good verbal, written and presentation skills.
• Knowledge and experience of computerised payroll and Pastel accounting software.
• Competency in Microsoft and other applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, Teams, Zoom Conferencing, etc.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Good technical and analytical skills.
• Good numerical skills.
• Knowledge of file management and other administrative procedures.
• Ability to work on tight deadlines and extended hours.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should send their applications attaching their cover letter, CV and copies of both academic and professional qualifications in a SINGLE PDF document (SOFT COPY ONLY) by Thursday, 8th February 2024 to:-
• The Executive Director
Law Association of Zambia
House No. 1 Lagos Road
Rhodes Park
P.O. Box 35271
Lusaka
• Email: sipelile@laz.org.zm 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, February 08 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 24-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-01-2066
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