Finance Officer job at John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Deadline of this Job:
28 March 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, March 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Background:
John Snow Health Zambia (JSH-Z) with support from USAID through the eSCMIS Project will continue assisting the Government of the Republic of Zambia in the rollout of a next-generation electronic supply chain management information system (eSCMIS). The eSCMIS Project aims to increase the use of health services, decrease disease burden and increase quality of life through ensuring appropriate quantities and quality of health commodities are available at health facilities to meet patient demands. Continuing the rollout of and provision of technical support to the existing eLMIS will enable a seamless transition from the activities being done under predecessor projects. Establishing public private partnerships to promote sustainability and eSCMIS transition to the government are key objectives in Zambia during this 5-year project plan. The eSCMIS Project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.

Position Description:
JSH-Z seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the position of Finance Officer to be based in Lusaka, Zambia. The Finance Officer will support the finance team to manage the day-to-day financial activities of the eSCMIS Project. The Finance Officer will report to the Finance Manager and help in achieving the project’s goals and objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Assist with recording transactions in QuickBooks and make sure to complete documentation for the vouchers to be ready for review and approval.
• Initiate payments using online banking system
• Respond to all vendor inquiries and maintain vendor files
• Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
• Review and process employee advance and expense reports and follow up on outstanding advances
• Assist in month end closing
• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy, accepted accounting practices and USAID rules and regulations
• Manage Petty Cash.
• Complete ZRA LPO forms, perform reconciliation and process request of new LPO book
• File and scan vouchers
• Make a team effort to process field accounts in timely manner and compliance and ensure submission of physical vouchers and databases to the home office no later than the 10th of the month
• Implement and adhere to JSH-Z’s personnel and fraud management policies.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager or other senior staff.

Qualifications:
• ACCA Part I/CIMA Part I or Diploma in Accountancy
• At least 3 – 5 years of financial & administrative experience.
• Financial and administrative experience with USAID-funded project.
• Comprehensive knowledge of USAID rules and regulations.
• Excellent verbal and written English.
• Ability to take initiative and work in teams.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Experience with QuickBooks preferred.

Supervision and Reporting:
The Finance Officer will work under the guidance and supervision of the Finance Manager.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should follow this link to submit their applications online
Closing Date: March 28, 2022
Please click here to apply.

Please note that you do not need to apply if you don’t meet the minimum requirements. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 March 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 21-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-03-2024
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