Assistant Accountant job at National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research(NISIR)

Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

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

Jobs at:

National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research(NISIR)

Deadline of this Job:
15 February 2022  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research(NISIR) jobs in Zambia

The National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (NISIR) is a government institution under the newly created Ministry of Technology & Science, established by the Science and Technology Act (No 26) of 1997 through Statutory Instrument No 73 of 1998, after the repeal of the National Council for Scientific Research (NCSR) Act, CAP 236 of the Laws of Zambia.

The Zambian government has prioritized Science & Technology as a key driver for socio-economic transformation. NISIR is looking for young, ambitious and innovative self-starters who are ready to tackle and lead challenging projects. Are you a:
1. Fresh graduate with a STEM background?
2. Suitably qualified, relevantly experienced, self-motivated Scientists or Engineer?
3. Suitably qualified, relevantly experienced, self-motivated HR and Accounting Staff?

We invite you to join NISIR. We offer an attractive environment for conducting Science & Technology innovation that advances national development and improves the quality of lives for our citizens. The following position is open, and females are encouraged to apply.

Position: Assistant Accountant (HQ) (3-year fixed term contract. Renewable depending on performance)
• Grade 12 certificate with credits in English and Mathematics
• Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Part II of ZICA/ACCA /CIMA.
• Full ZICA/ACCA/ CIMA will be an added advantage.

Purpose of the Job:
To provide Assurance to Management and the Board on the effectiveness of Governance, Risk management and control processes.

Main Duties of the Job.
• To verify payments to ensure that proper supporting documents are available
• To code expenditure to the cost units and cost centers in accordance with the Chart of Accounts
• To undertake daily postings of transactions to Pastel or SAGE 300
• To timely reconcile all Control accounts and to reconcile and maintain the Travel advance (TA) Journal
• To effectively maintain the creditors ledger
• To prepare bank reconciliations
• To verify monthly financial reports from Plant Science Research and Animal Science Research Centers
• To produce monthly/Quarterly/yearly Trial Balances
• To supervise Accounts Payable staff
• To perform any other duty as may be assigned to you from time to time

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Women are encouraged to apply. Qualifying applicants should send their detailed CV, copies of professional documents/certificates, cover letter with at least 3 traceable referees and their day contact details to:
The Director
National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research
P.O. Box 310158
Or by email to:
Closing date 15th February, 2022.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 February 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 27-01-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-01-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-01-2027
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