Commercial Accountant job at GardaWorld Zambia

Vacancy title:
Commercial Accountant

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

Jobs at:

GardaWorld Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, January 13 2024 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 09 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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General Summary
Reporting to the Finance Controller, the position is responsible for coordinating and initiating purchase orders and procurement of goods and services for the company and conducting research to determine procurement of goods and services at competitive prices.

Principle duties and Responsibilities:
• Keep track of assigned accounts to identify outstanding debts.
• Plan course of action to recover outstanding payments.
• Locate and contact debtors to inquire of their payment status.
• Negotiate payoff deadlines or payment plans.
• Handle questions or complaints
• Investigate and resolve discrepancies.
• Create trust relationships with debtors, when possible, to avoid future issues.
• Update account status and database regularly
• Alert superiors of debtors unwilling or unable to pay when necessary.
• Comply with requirements when legal action is unavoidable.
• Keeping track of assigned accounts to identify outstanding debts.
• Planning course of action to recover outstanding payments.
• Locating and contacting debtors to inquire of their payment status.

Education/Professional Qualification and experience:
• Grade 12 Certificate with a minimum of five (5) Credits or better, including English and Mathematics.
• Degree in Bank & Finance or Advanced ZICA Diploma with not less than 5 years’ experience in payroll processing using Microsoft Navision system.
• Must have a valid ZICA membership certification.
• Proven experience as commercial Accountant
• Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines.
• Knowledge of relevant legal requirements
• Working knowledge of MS Office and databases
• Excellent communication and people skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• The closing date for receipt of applications is Saturday 13th January 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Garda World Zambia reserves the right to re advertise if suitable applicants are not found.
• GardaWorld Zambia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not engage in any practices which discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status and we will never ask that you pay for anything as part of the selection process or thereafter.
• To apply for this job email your details to 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, January 13 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 09-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-01-2066
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