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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

A Private Company

Deadline of this Job:
07 January 2022  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 29, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

A non-profit organization is seeking to recruit self-motivated, enthusiastic, and innovative person to fill the following position
Finance Assistant
Location: Lusaka
Reports to: Grants Accountant

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for providing day –to-day financial support for the programs managed the organization in Zambia. S/he will support the Grants Accountant in meeting the day-to-day financial needs for the projects to maintain daily operations in an efficient and effective manner. S/he supports financial arrangements for project activities, maintains proper files and filing systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs data entry into the Finance software. Entering of payment vouchers and writing cheques.
• Ensure all filling is done in a timely and accurate manner.
• Receives and reviews for proper documentation and calculation all expenses reports and issues reminders to ensure retirements are made according to the organizational policies.
• Maintain records of individual staff accounts in excel spreadsheet. With monthly circulation to the individuals.
• Receipts all cash returned by staff from activities, deposits it into the account within 24hours, and maintains a cash deposit tracker.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager or CFO from time to time.

• Accounting training qualification (part qualified CA or ACCA level 2 or Diploma in relevant field .2 years’ experience in a responsible office;
• Experience in accounting for projects funded by international donors (knowledge of USAID regulations preferred);
• Strong computer skills including Excel, Word PowerPoint and Word Perfect applications (familiarity with Sage ERP preferred)
• Demonstrated integrity and work ethic; able to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines;
• Willing to work on wide range of tasks.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Finance Assistant must have a successful track record and significant knowledge of and experience in:
• At least 2 years’ experience in project programs funded by international donors.
• Familiarity with U.S Government cost principles and regulations preferred
In addition, this position also requires a person who has:
• The ability to work on several major and minor activities simultaneously
• Excellent general administrative skills, including excellent judgment and integrity.
• Strong program-related financial management skills, including Activity budgeting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document, stating the position in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager:
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 7th January 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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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: 29-12-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-12-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-12-2026
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