Director Finance job at Road Development Agency (RDA)
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Vacancy title:
Director Finance

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

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Road Development Agency (RDA)

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, January 17 2024 

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

Date Posted: Friday, December 22 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary
• Reporting to the Director and Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will be responsible for the development and achievement of financial objectives to meet the Agency’s strategy in the management of funds.

Key responsibilities will include:
a) Overseeing all financial aspects of RDA strategy and being responsible for the flow of financial information to the Director and Chief Executive Officer, the Board, and, where necessary, external parties such as the Ministry of Finance & National Planning, financial institutions or investors;
b) Performing expert and advanced forecasting techniques to ensure that the Agency has the level of cash on hand needed to meet its daily, weekly and monthly needs;
c) Creating a strategy to limit loss and conduct loss mitigation discussions with the management team;
d) Investing the Agency’s excess capital and managing the investment process; e) Developing Financial Guidelines for the Agency;
f) Initiating timely payments for contracts entered into by the RDA for projects on presentation of certificates certified by Supervising Engineers;
g) Preparing and submitting periodic reports on disbursements to enable and guide the Director and Chief Executive Officer to make timely and quality decisions to achieve set objectives;
h) Preparing statements of budget expenditure for the Agency and instituting budgetary controls to ensure RDA payments are maintained within approved budgets;
i) Checking and verifying all payments and ascertaining that all payments are accompanied by authorized supporting documents and that they are duly approved and in line with payment procedures;
1) Facilitating internal and external audit exercises by providing relevant information so that audits are completed within the stipulated time;
k) Preparing Annual operational plans for the Management of funds;
l) Evaluating financial decisions, risk management strategies, and management of relations with both local and international banks;
m) Ensuring accurate and efficient management of payment processing systems; and
n) Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned to him/her by the Director and Chief Executive Officer from time to time.

Qualifications And Experience
• Grade 12 School Certificate;
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accountancy or ACCA;
• Masters degree in Finance or Business Administration;
• Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience at senior management level; and Membership of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) with a current practicing certificate.

Skills And Attributes
• Good manager and team builder, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with fellow members of staff and external stakeholders at all levels;
• Must be innovative with good planning skills with emphasis on results;
• Prudent, practical, and effective change agent with the ability to drive consensus while leading an efficiently run directorate;
• Have a passion for the agency’s Vision, Mission, and Values and a strong desire to impact positively on all RDA stakeholders;
• Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity, morality, and trustworthiness;
• Be an innovative and creative thinker – never afraid to try something new and also inspire others to do so;
• Ability to thrive in a fulfilling, unparalleled work environment; and
• Highly literate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• ONLY Zambian citizens meeting the above requirements should submit applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae in a sealed envelope clearly stating the position being applied for, to:
• The Director & Chief Executive Officer
• Road Development Agency
• P.O. Box 50003
• Fairley Road, Ridgeway
• Email Applications for: Director – Corporate Services –
• Applications To Be Deposited In The Sealed Box Placed At The Rda Head Office, Lusaka
• Closing date for submission of applications is Wednesday, 17th January, 2024 at 16:30hrs.
• Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
• 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: Wednesday, January 17 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 22-12-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-12-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-12-2066
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