Finance Manager job at Development Aid from People to People

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

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

Jobs at:

Development Aid from People to People

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, November 21 2023 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 07 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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1. Job summary/key responsibilities
1.1 Management
1.1.1 Organize and lead the C&S accounts office’s activities, set timelines, day to day management of staff, provide support, guidance, discipline and build the team.
1.1.2 Ensure that all staff in the C&S project are following the administrative / accounting and reporting standards / internal processes and procedures.
1.1.3 Manage income, expenses, payments as well as stock and inventory in accordance to policies and procedures.
1.1.4 Participate in the preparation of preconditions and consolidation of annual budgets. Monitor and manage budgets.

1.2 Finance/Accounting
1.2.1 Develop and maintain the accounting systems, accurately ensuring expenditure against correct accounting codes, prepare monthly financial reports, expenditure reports and any other reports as requested.
1.2.2 Review and reconcile the payroll.
1.2.3 Manage and reconcile all statutory obligations.
1.2.4 Management of all assets and the fixed asset register.
1.2.5 Ensure that all shop managers/assistant shop managers and other shop staff involved are acquainted with the established accounting and reporting systems.
1.2.6 Reconcile / ensure monthly reconciliation of all debtor & creditor accounts, loans, staff related accounts, bank & cash accounts.
1.2.7 Prepare monthly and annual stock reconciliations and valuations
1.3 Audit/Compliance / Risk management
1.3.1 Ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place and compliance with internal finance policies and procedures, as well as audit procedures and requirements
1.3.2 Plan for, prepare, facilitate and participate in internal and external audits.
1.3.3 Conduct random spot checks in shops/warehouses to determine compliance with set rules and regulations.
1.4 Policy/Procedure Development
1.4.1 Assist in the development of financial and administrative policies and procedures for the smooth running of the project.

2. Required qualifications
2.1 Full ACCA, ZICA, Bachelor of Accountancy degree or equivalent.
2.2 Working Knowledge of Accounting software such as SAGE 300 ERP.
2.3 Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
2.4 At least five (5) years’ experience managing finances and operations of a comparable set up
2.5 Experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) is desirable
2.6 Team builder and has strong ethics.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
3.1 Applications with detailed CV and minimum 3 referees must be received by 17th of November 2023. The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the document title.
3.2 Indicate the job title as the subject of your email.
3.3 Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage.
3.4 Please submit to these emails:  and
3.5 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, November 21 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 07-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-11-2066
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