Vacancy title: Accountant[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]
Jobs at:Zambia Academy of Sciences (ZaAS)
Deadline of this Job:
02 September 2022
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB PURPOSE: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Accountant shall be responsible for the management of financial matters, preparation of financial reports and disbursement of funds.
The key responsibilities will include:
i) Preparation of annual, quarterly and monthly work plans and budgets:
ii) Effective and diligent monitoring of monthly, quarterly and annual budgets;
iii) Maintaining of books of accounts:
iv) Timely preparation of financial statements in accordance with national and international accounting standards:
v) Facilitating annual audit of books of accounts:
vi) Providing timely financial advice to management:
vii) Monitoring expenditure in accordance with financial principles:
viii) Undertaking of revenue/income collection, receipting and timely banking:
ix) Developing, maintaining and controlling of the Asset Register.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
The required knowledge and skills of the candidate include:
a) Minimum of a CA Zambia/ATD/Degree in Accountancy.
b) Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience:
a) Computer literacy
b) Excellent analytical and computational skills
c) Excellent knowledge of Pastel accounting packages
d) Good Written and Oral communication
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
Interested candidate should electronically submit applications labeled "Executive Director", "Programmes Officer" or "Accountant" with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications, a one-page written vision for the Zambia Academy of Sciences (ZaAs), and contact details (Email or Physical addresses and telephone numbers) for three (03) referees.
Applications should be submitted to: The Chairperson of the Search Committee, Zambia Academy of Science. Clo National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (NISIR). Off Airport Road, PO Box 310158. LUSAKA: Email: email@example.com
The closing date for receipt of the applications is 31 August 2022
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