Finance Officer job at ICAP in Zambia
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Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

ICAP in Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, September 22 2023 

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

Date Posted: Saturday, September 16 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Summary
• This position will support the Finance department’s in managing accounting systems, policies, and procedures in compliance with accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donor’s rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the vulnerable. As part of an experienced finance team, you will help coordinate daily financial activities through the duties outlined below.

Major Accountabilities:
• Provide operational oversight function on cash/bank transactions in the finance unit
• Process financial transactions, including payments, receipts, reimbursements and Monitor and control expenses to ensure adherence to budgets.
• Ensure that all documents submitted to the Finance unit for payment processing are complete and have all relevant documentation according to the ICAP Standard Operating Procedures Sops
• Ensure accuracy of all data required for processing financial transactions to assigned accounts into the QuickBooks financial accounting package.
• Follow up unresolved or Questioned costs raised during the review of payments and reports and respond accordingly.
• Follow up and review all project-related travel requests and liquidations in line with travel policy.
• Prepare bank reconciliation statements on a monthly basis for review by the Finance Manager timely.
• Monitor balances in account receivables and payables, prepare reports on material exceptions to policies or identify long outstanding ones for corrective actions
• Ensure that all statutory deductions such as ZRA,NAPSA and NHIMA are promptly remitted to the relevant statutory authority monthly.
• Lead the vendor management process and ensure that staff and vendor bank details are created correctly.
• Assist in conducting training on financial matters for the project team when necessary.
• Support the preparation of monthly and end-of-project financial reports
• Accomplish other tasks as requested by the Finance Manager.

Required Minimum Qualifications, Experience & Skills
• Full grade 12 Certificate,
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. A Master’s level degree is an added advantage.
• Full ZICA/CA Zambia Qualification
• A Minimum of 4 years working experience in a Similar position
• Previous experience in financial management, preferably within an NGO or nonprofit sector.
• Strong knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices.
• Familiarity with donor regulations and compliance.
• Strong analytical and computer skills, especially with accounting software, spreadsheets, and financial analysis, and knowledge of the usage of Quick Book are preferred.
• Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZICA

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• For submission of applications and full details of the positions, please visit the ICAP website 
• Suitably qualified candidates should attach their cover letters and a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) of not more than 4 pages. Please indicate position being applied for in the subject line and do not attach certificates at this stage.
• The closing date for receiving applications is 22nd September 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, September 22 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-09-2066
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