Director Finance job at Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Vacancy title:
Director Finance

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

Jobs at:

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, March 13 2024 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 05 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the financial management of the general funds of the Commission. This includes preparation of the budget, conducting financial analysis and preparing financial reports, developing, and implementing an effective system of accounting. managing the payroll system, facilitation of the internal audit of financial records, as well as the management of the Empowerment Fund.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide financial and accounting advice, direction, and leadership. Spearhead the preparation of CEEC departmental budgets.
• Regulate, supervise, and implement a timely full and accurate set of accounting records of the Commission that reflects all its activities in a manner commensurate with the governing fiscal legislation, policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting principles and subject to the internal guidelines that may be set by the Commission from time to time.
• Implement continuous financial audit, financial analysis and financial control systems that will monitor the fiscal performance of the Commission, its flow of funds, the adherence to the budget, the expenditures, the income, the cost of sales and other budgetary items.
• To timely, regularly, and duly prepare and present to the Commission financial statements and reports as required by all pertinent legislation as deemed necessary and demanded from time to time by the Commission.
• Comply with all reporting, accounting and audit requirements imposed by the capital markets or regulatory bodies of capital markets in which the securities of the Commission are traded or be traded or otherwise listed.
• Prepare and present for the approval of the Commission an annual budget, other budgets, financial plans, business plans, feasibility studies, investment memoranda and all other financial and business documents as may be required from time to time by the Commission.
• Alert the Commission and to warn it regarding any irregularity, lack of compliance, lack of adherence, lacunas, and problems whether actual or potential concerning the financial systems, the financial operations the financing plans, the accounting, the audits the budgets and any other matter of a financial nature or which could or does have a financial implication.
• Collaborate and coordinate the activities of outside suppliers of financial services hired or contracted by the Commission, including accountants, auditors, financial consultants, underwriters and brokers, the banking system, and other financial venues.
• Maintain a working relationship and to develop additional relationships with banks, financial institutions, and capital markets with the aim of securing funds necessary for the operations of the Commission and also for the attainment of its development plans and its investments.
• Fully computerize all the financial activities of the Commission in a combined hardware-software and communications systems which integrates with the systems of other relevant financial institutions.
• Initiate and engage in all manner of activities, whether financial or otherwise, conducive to the financial health, the growth prospects, and the fulfillment of the investment plans of the Commission to the best of his or her ability and with the appropriate dedication of the time and efforts required.
• Coordinate the function of fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funds resources, submitting proposals and the administration of fund-raising records and documentation.
• Appraise staff performance, identify skill gaps, and recommend training/capacity building.

• Grade Twelve (12) Certificate:
• A professional accounting qualification e.g. full ACCA, CIMA:
• Master’s Degree in Finance, Accountancy or related field
• Should be a fully paid-up member of the Zambia Institute of Accountancy:
• Excellent leadership skills;
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy:
• Computer literacy including the ability to operate and manage computerised financial, payroll and human resource information systems, spreadsheets, and word processing programmes plus email at a very high proficient level and knowledge of Pastel Evolution Accounting Software;
• At least fifteen (15) years’ continuous experience in the administration of a large-scale financial office, five (5) of which should be at senior management level.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates to the following address not later than 13 March 2024.
• *The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for.
• Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.
• The Director General
Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission
Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard
P.O Box 35068

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, March 13 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 05-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-03-2066
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