Accountant job at WeForest Zambia Ltd.
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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WeForest Zambia Ltd.

Deadline of this Job:
12 December 2021  

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

Date Posted: Monday, December 06, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

WeForest Zambia is a local NGO that is looking to expand its team with a new Accountant who will work in a dynamic team on our objective towards co-managing the Copperbelt Project, which will involve restoration through assisted natural regeneration, local community livelihood improvement and gender equitable development. The Accountant will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the Finance and Administration Manager, will mainly be active in Mpongwe district.
• Responsible for the financials of the Copperbelt Project of WeForest Zambia and ensure accurate and timely delivery of financial reports, including cash book management, payroll, ledgers and other aspects of local financial management.
• Responsible for entering financial information, timely month end close, and maintaining all financial records for the Copperbelt Project.
• Prepare, examine, or analyse accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
• Manage financial controls, analyse office and project budgets.
• Support the Project Manager, in coordinating and facilitating all finance and administration tasks.
• Prepare financial reports and communicate to the Finance Manager and Project Manager as requested.
• Responsible for procurement of project goods and services approved by the office.

• Responsible for the administration of insurances, contracting and administrating services in accordance with the institution’s standards and policies.
• Responsible for maintaining files containing important documents related to the project in soft and hard copy
• Assist the Project Manager with planning and implementing project activities.
• Manage the day to day running of the Project Office ensuring that office requisites and equipment are in place for all staff to perform their duties.
• Manage fixed assets of the project and periodically review and prepare inventories of the assets.
• Assist the field staff with logistic arrangements for training and field work.
• Organize field and meeting schedules with partner institutions.
• Assist with other communication and reporting activities of the project.
• Support where possible, the field team in facilitating their work such as, but not limited to, data entry, data analysis, transportation of staff to field sites whenever the project driver is indisposed and assist in field activities whenever necessary.
• Support where applicable, local partners of WeForest Zambia through training and extensionist services in Finance and Administration such as, but not limited to, local plant nurseries and Farmer Associations.
• Any other duties assigned by the Finance and Administration Manager and the Project Manager.

Candidate Profile
• Education: Diploma in accounts/ ZICA Technician/ ACCA part 2. or equivalent.
• Language: Fluent in English (both speaking and writing) and Bemba/Lamba.
• Work experience: Minimum 3 years, relevant work experience in the sector.
• Skills: Excellent coordination and communication skills.
• Exposure to and experience in the NGO sector is considered a plus.
• Competent with Microsoft Office applications, email and other relevant computer skills.
• Comfortable working in remote rural areas and in a dynamic team.
• Must be a member of ZICA
• Be willing to relocate and live near Mpongwe boma, Mpongwe District.
• Excellent references

Terms And Conditions
• Part-time employee (3-4days in a week).
• Employee contract of 1year can be signed with a probation period of 3 months, starting as soon as possible but realistically Beginning of 2022.
• Remuneration based on experience
• Based in Mpongwe boma, where the Project office is currently situated. 

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Send your full CV and motivation letter no later than the 12th December 2021 to ( ) Please refrain from applying if you do not meet the above criteria.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 December 2021  
Duty Station: Mpongwe
Posted: 07-12-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-12-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-12-2061
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