Assistant Accountant job at Altus Financial Services Limited

Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Altus Financial Services Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, May 22 2024 

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 08 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Overview
• Assistant Accountant duties are likely to range from helping to prepare financial statements and accounts, budgeting, managing ledgers, processing invoices and preparing VAT returns.
• The Assistant Accountant provides whatever support is necessary to the Managing Director
• It is the day to day workings and reporting of the Assistant Accountant that will guide the recommendations of the Managingultimately improving business performance profitability and future growth.

Roles, Duties and Responsibilities
An Assistant Accountant will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:
• Prepare NAPSA and PAYE contributions in a timely and efficient manner before the 10th of every month
• Handling of weekly wages, being all client’s payments or redemptions, and petty Cash daily
• Posting transactions in the Accounting Software (NAV Dynamics) on a monthly basis
• Preparing of Monthly SEC Returns before 10th
• Process and capture payments, including statutory payments before the 10th
• Prepare and write cheques for suppliers
• Verifying bank deposits on a daily basis
• Upload bank transfer requisitions in the system for approval for transactions on a daily basis
• Reconciliation of All Altus Bank Accounts, Cashbook and Bank Statements on a weekly basis
• Reconciliation on DDACC on a weekly basis
• Reconcile collections against receipt and provide updates to operations on a daily basis
• Ensure the correct classification of transactions and other accounting adjustments during management accounts on a monthly basis
• Keeps work area clean, secure, and well maintained.
Performs general, additional accounting duties as needed.
• Maintaining confidentiality.
• Managing the purchase of capital items
• Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
• Perform any other duties to support the business.
• Reconcile all bank accounts on a weekly basis or as requested
• Work cordiallywith team members
• File all reconciliations and any other work in a well-organized manner
• Prepare reconciliations such as bank, fuel and Clients on a monthly basis.
• Assist with the annual audit preparation.
• Attend to all bank correspondence.

Person Specification and Qualification
Typical qualities of a successful Assistant Accountant include:
• Bachelor’s degree in accountancy, Diploma in Accounting, CIMA, ACCA
• Excellent excel skills
• Proactive individual focused on system and reporting improvements
• Payroll experience
• Some experience in preparation of balance sheet accounts
• Over 2 years’ experience in the same role.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

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: Wednesday, May 22 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 08-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-05-2066
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