Field Accoutant job at ZayoHub/Mafisa

Vacancy title:
Field Accoutant

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

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Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, February 29 2024 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, February 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• ZayoHub Zambia Limited under its Mafisa programme is strengthening climate-smart, productive pastoralist livelihoods in Zambia’s poorest and most climate-impacted regions. We are developing a replicable, profitable model that will help traditional cattle-raising communities increase ownership, improve herd health, adopt regenerative rangeland management, and create fair market opportunities to have larger, more sustainable incomes.
• Location: Mwandi, Western Province

Job Purpose
The Field Accountant will assist the HQ Finance Team with a wide range of duties related to payments, data capture, account reconciliation and analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Preparation of internal payment vouchers for field staff and suppliers and ensuring accurate coding and support documentation as per ZayoHub policy.
• Raising receipts in the field office and ensuring sufficient support documents are attached.
• Preparation of journal vouchers with proper supporting documentation for approval.
• Conduct monthly reconciliation of imprest disbursed in the field.
• Maintaining and updating an efficient filing system in Mwandi and Tahalima and ensuring an efficient tracking system and proper storing of documents are in place.
• Verifying the accuracy of staff retirements before raising journal vouchers.
• Provide information and supporting documents required by auditors under the advice of supervising staff.
• Maintain current knowledge of all ZayoHub policies, changes in accounting and tax compliance, and specific donor requirements.
• Maintain the Mwandi and Tahalima assets register.
• Other general duties in the finance and operations office as may be assigned by the supervising finance staff and the Chief Financial Officer.

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field.
• Professional certification – Full CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge of the SAGE accounting package is advantageous.
• High integrity, analytical skills, accuracy and ability to work independently.
• Capacity to prioritise and organise own work, meet deadlines and pay attention to detail.

Reporting Lines: Reports to the Senior Accountant with collaboration from the Chief Financial Officer with a dotted line to the Head of Mafisa Expansion and Service Delivery.
Preferable Candidates: Candidates from Livingstone, Mwandi, Sesheke, and Mongu locations are highly encouraged to apply and will be considered as the first choice.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Please send a CV and cover letter to indicating the subject line as ‘APPLICATION_YOUR NAME_ FIELD_ACCOUNTANT – do not attach any further attachments.
• Closing Date: 23rd February 2024
• We are looking for colleagues who share our enthusiasm for building a successful, innovative Zambian organisation, focused on meaningful improvements in income and wellbeing for the communities with whom we work. We are a female-friendly, inclusive employer.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, February 29 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-02-2066
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