Finance Assistant job at Amref Health Africa

Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Amref Health Africa

Deadline of this Job:
07 January 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Amref Health Africa is the largest international health development organisation based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa’s vision is to bring lasting health change in Africa and is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems. With headquarters in Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and West Africa providing services to over 30 countries. Employing over 900 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $100 million, Amref Health Africa is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information on Amref Health Africa, please visit www.amref.org.
Amref Health Africa in Zambia is inviting suitably qualified applicants for the following position to be based at the Head Office in Lusaka.
Finance Assistant (Ref/2021/12/003)

Main Purpose of the Job
The Finance Assistant will work under the supervision of the Program Accountant to provide management accounting and financial support to designated projects in line with AMREF’s financial policies and procedures and donor grant management.

Specific Key Responsibilities:
• Processing, and coding of expenditure (claims, imprests, surrenders, field office returns and purchase requisitions) and internal recoveries in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
• Assist in preparation of the Financial Reports for Donors and Management
• Reviewing the financial documents for completeness, reasonableness and accuracy in line with budgets and organizational policies i.e. claims, imprests, surrenders, etc.
• Assist in preparation of the Financial Reports for Management
• Assist in preparation of call down requests as specified in the respective grant agreements and other internal financial reports
• Assist in the development of Proposal Budgets and annual Budgets in liaison with the project Managers
• Assist in the preparation of Annual Operational Budgets and work plans for the Programme in liaison with Managers
• Review of monthly income and expenditure statements with project Managers to monitor the budget performances
• Participate in internal audits as scheduled and in external audits by providing auditors with accounting documents as requested and providing explanations for audit queries.
• Input of Financial Data into the Sun-Systems and reconciling relevant accounts in the ledger by passing relevant adjusting journals

Requirements and Qualifications
• A minimum of Diploma in Accounting/ Finance or related field
• Possession of an Accounting profession qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum of two years of experience in similar capacity in a busy organization.
• Strong Analytical skills
• High Quality work
• Timelines in meeting deadlines
• Team work

NOTE: THE REFRENCE (Ref/2021/12/003) SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE EMAIL SUBJECT LINE.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Please send your current (CV) resume and cover letter with 3 traceable referees before Friday 7th January, 2022 to recruitment.Zambia@amref.org quoting the relevant reference subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to large volumes of applications we receive. Kindly be advised that Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

NOTE: THIS IS A REPOSTING OF THE SAME JOB ADVERT ORIGNALLY ADVERTISED ON 22/12/21. APPLICANTS WHO SENT THEIR APPLICATIONS DURING THE FIRST POST WILL STILL BE CONSIDERED. *YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESUBMIT AN APPLICATION! *

NOTE: Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and have not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking policy.
To apply for this job email your details to recruitment.zambia@amref.org


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 January 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 28-12-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-12-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-12-2025
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