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

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday, August 14 2023 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, August 10 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• The accountant is responsible for assisting the Chief Accountant in managing and maintaining the company’s financial records, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and providing timely and accurate financial information to support business decision-making. The accountant will work closely with other members of the finance team to ensure the smooth operation of the accounting function.

1. Maintain the company’s general ledger and subsidiary ledgers
2. Assist in preparing and reviewing of financial statements and other reports, including Management Accounts.
3. Check all prepared tax schedules and file tax returns and other compliance reports
4. Assist in managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, including processing invoices, making payments, and collecting payments from customers
5. To assist in managing inventory and Fixed assets.
6. Assist in checking bank and sales reconciliation statements
7. Assist in performing financial analysis and provide insights to support business decision-making
8. Assist in developing and implementation of accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations
9. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasts
10. Provide support to ZRA and external auditors during audit process
11. Assist to supervise Accounts team members.

• Degree or Diploma in Accounting or Part ZICA/ CA Zambia/ACCA/ CIMA certification
• 5+ years of experience in accounting or related field
• Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
• Must be a member of ZICA
• Experience with accounting software and tools, preferably Paste SAGE and Excel is an added advantage
• Knowledge of accounting principles and standards
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Manage the invoicing process, update the general ledger, and ensure accurate recording of financial transactions
• Prepare quarterly budgets and review financial performance to identify areas for improvement
• Produce monthly management accounts and quarterly board packs to present financial information to senior management
• Manage accounts receivable and follow up on unpaid accounts
• Manage accounts payable and key suppliers to ensure timely payment and accurate recording of expenses
• Prepare and process monthly payroll
• Ensure timely completion and submission of tax returns (PAYE, NAPSA, etc.)
• Ensure that the fixed assets register is updated and reconciled
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
• Coordinate with the chief financial officer in the preparation of annual financial reports
• Contribute to the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures
• Use business knowledge to assess evolving risks, write high-quality reports with observations which are insightful, address the root cause, have agreed actions that fully mitigate the risk
• Assist with ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting as required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, August 14 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 09-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-08-2066
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