Chief Accountant job at Zambia Bata Shoe Company
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Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Zambia Bata Shoe Company

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, June 25 2024 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Company Description
Bata Shoe Company (Zambia) Plc. has been dedicated to meeting its customers’ needs since its inception. The company strives to build a worldwide family of satisfied customers and dedicated workers, keeping the legacy of Tomas Bata strong.
Bata Zambia is looking to recruit a Chief Accountant to join the Finance team based in Lusaka.

Role Description
1. Understanding and testing internal controls, providing recommendations on improvements, ensuring that the processes and systems governing internal controls are robust enough for risk identification and mitigation.
2. Periodically review financial controls and systems improving controls and systems where required.
3. Perform internal control activities to ensure compliance and effectiveness of the organisation’s systems and internal controls.
Assist control owners in drafting and updating procedures with review notes.
4. Conduct independent and objective ad-hoc missions including investigations.
5. Participate in various stock counts and verification exercises, conduct spot checks on various operations in the business.
6. Ensure compliance to all group reporting deadlines and reviews
Oversee the month end close process and review the month end close pack for completeness and accuracy prior to submission to the Finance Director.
7. Preparing reports for management that analyze trends and performance over time for strategic decisions.
8. Key reports include;
• Monthly Management Reports
• Departmental performance Statements
• Store profitability Analysis
• Production performance Report
9. Prepare monthly payroll and total company reconciliation.
10. Oversee payroll data entry function and all other payroll functions.
11. Assist in daily cash management functions including online banking, electronic funds transfer, check balances.
12. In charge of Treasury and Cash-Flow and review Bank and cash reconciliation.
13. Ensure sufficient documentation is in place for all finance functions.
14. Any other Duties allocated by the Manager.

Qualifications and Skills Required
2. 4 years’ work experience (minimum of 2 years in Relevant role)
3. Previous experience in using accounting software
4. Excellent Written and verbal skills
5. Highly organized and detail oriented
6. Strong analytical skills
7. Exceptional problem solving skills
8. Passionate about Accounting

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, June 25 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 11-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2066
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