Finance Manager job at ICAP Zambia
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Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

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

Jobs at:

ICAP Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, August 18 2023 

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

Date Posted: Monday, August 07 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Finance and Administration Director, the Finance Manager will be responsible for maintaining sound financial systems and controls to ensure the effective implementation of ICAP in Zambia activities. He/she will produce timely reports including variance and budget monitoring reports to assist management with the assessment of the financial performance of the grants. He/she will also promote adherence to ICAP Standard Operating Procedures, donors’ rules, and regulations as well as Zambian laws. This position is grant funded and continuation is subject to availability of funds. The Finance Manager will also work closely with the ICAP Technical Team and the ICAP New York (Headquarters) Finance Team.

Major Accountabilities:
• Implementing accounting and financial policies to ensure financial integrity of the ICAP kin Zambia projects.
• Taking lead in monitoring project-specific expenditures and preparing accurate and timely award-specific monthly FFR reports and financial statements.
• Overseeing maintenance of the project’s filing systems.
• Establishing and maintaining Payroll and payment of locally required Insurance and associated Taxes to the Revenue and Social Insurance Authorities.
• Contributing to reviews, approvals, signing and verification of payment vouchers.
• Implementing financial procedures in line with ICAP Standard Operating procedures (SOP), Donor’s policies and regulations as well as Zambian laws
• Supporting in the development and coordination of annual budgeting processes.
• Liaising with program staff to prepare monthly and quarterly cash forecasts in line with ICAP SOP.
• Preparing accurate and timely variance and budget monitoring reports.
• Facilitating production of financial reports required by management, headquarters, and donors
• Following up with Operations Manager to track all submitted requests and ensure delivery and proper financial reporting.
• Participating in the development of effective program annual work plans and budget preparations.
• Assisting in facilitating internal and external audits for the country office
• Assisting in facilitating internal and external audits for the country office.
• Terminal benefits calculation for all staff
• Ensuring that all receipts and documentation are uploaded to OnBase.
• Performing Annual Performance Appraisals for junior staff in Finance Department.
• Perform any other duty as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications And Competencies:
• A full grade 12 certificate, post graduate degree in Accounting or BCom Accounting, plus five (5) years of progressive experience in finance and/or accounting ideally in managerial position within an NGO.

Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications:
• Advanced knowledge and expert understanding of USG rules and regulations related to award financial management.
• Demonstrated excellent knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks, ERP).
• Strong competency in Database Management, Microsoft Office package (including email management (Outlook), Excel, Power Point and Word) and Adobe.
• Good supervisory skills with teamwork mentality including excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must be highly organized with extreme attention to detail and the ability to work independently to reach identified deadlines.
• Ability to creatively solve problems often without guidance.
• Fluency in English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Qualified residents of Western Province are encouraged to apply for the positions that will be based there, and all suitably qualified candidates should attach their cover letters and a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) of not more than 4 pages. Ensure to indicate position being applied for in the subject line and do not attach certificates at this stage.
• The closing date for receiving applications is 18th August 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• ICAP is an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion, and a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, August 18 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 07-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-08-2066
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