Finance Assistant – PMI Evolve job at Abt Associates
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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant – PMI Evolve

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Abt Associates

Deadline of this Job:
22 March 2023  

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

Date Posted: Monday, March 06, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Opportunity

As a PMI Evolve Zambia Finance Assistant, you will be responsible for performing the accounting functions in support of all project activities following all relevant USAID and Abt Associates policies and procedures. Under direction of the Finance and Administrative Manager, you will be responsible assisting the finance team to ensure the transactions and financial records of the accounts up to date.

Core Responsibilities  
• Under the supervision of the Accountant/Finance and Administrative Manager, the Finance Assistant (Junior) – LOCAL / Finance Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and financial support
• Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:
• Assist the Accountant with the timely submission of the ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
• Scan and upload all financial documents into Abt’s web-based accounting software, Quickbooks
• Assists the Accountant with preparation of payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
• Assists the Accountant with the review of invoices and expense reports before payment and following up with vendors and staff to gather back up documentation.
• Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing, and mailing.
• Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
• Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files, project deliverables, project reports, and minutes of meetings.
• Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, the client, other partners, and stakeholders.
• Assist staff in the process of completing Timesheets and completing Advance and Travel Expense Reports.
• Make logistical arrangements for project staff traveling outside their region or for international visitors as needed.
• Prepare and send pouches to District Region(s) as needed.
• Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:
• (2+) years of relevant experience and Secondary School (minimum), or a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field (desirable).
• Experience in book keeping and preparing vouchers
• Prior experience in office administration.
• Knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
• Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
• Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
• Preference for candidates who have experience that relates to USAID-funded projects or other international development experience.
• Fluency in English preferred and fluency in French desirable

Minimum Qualifications
• High School Diploma + Six years of relevant experience, or Associates Degree + Four years of relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree
• Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
• Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 March 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 08-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-03-2065
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