Finance Officer job at Lifeline/Childline Zambia

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Lifeline/Childline Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Position Description
The Program Finance Manager reports to the Project Director.
• The successful candidate will have finance and accounting experience, a collaborative team work orientation and a desire to be part of a fast-paced, growing organization.
• This role is an opportunity to build on demonstrated accounting skills and gain experience working both independently and collaboratively across global teams.

Responsibilities
Management
• Supervise approximately 1 finance employee, ensuring results by setting expectations, coaching and mentoring employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising performance.
• Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.

General Accounting Functions
• Act as a backup for tracking and payment of accounts payable to vendors.
• Oversee the preparation of monthly invoices as needed and monitor accounts receivables collection.
• Support Month End close process for designated entities.
• Monitor and review time and expense reports submitted by staff.
• Ensure accounting activities are recorded accurately in appropriate systems.
• Provide ongoing systems support to maintain the general ledger system.
• Provide project and business development inputs for corporate budget analysis.
• Support project-related audits.

Financial Planning, Forecasting and Reporting
• Develop and analyze annual financial plans and forecasts.
• Model probability-adjusted growth projections based on proposals submitted to funders.
• Monitor, analyze and evaluate financial management of Lifeline/Childline Zambia against budget and growth objectives on a monthly basis.
• Prepare monthly summary project budget reports, showing expenditure versus plan and projections across all projects, for review with the Project Director and Gender Advisor.

Financial Reporting and Audit
• Support preparation of year-end financial reporting.
• Support internal and external annual tax processes.
• Support internal and external annual audit processes.

Other Duties as Assigned

Lifeline/Childline Zambia objectives.
• Ensure appropriate cost recovery from funders for indirect costs.
• Assist in the development of short- and long-term financial plans for programs, monitor progress, and assure adherence and evaluate performance.
• Prepare and update project budgets on a monthly basis, including actual expenditures and projected accruals, for review with project managers.
• In consultation with project managers, track deliverables and payment milestones.
• Utilize reporting to identify project-related risks and review solutions with project managers.
• Confirm that all project invoices are submitted in alignment with contract requirements.
• Follow up on past-due invoices to promote positive cash flows.
• Assist with contract close-out reports and procedures.
• Provide special financial reports as needed based on project deliverable requirements.
• Support cost share reporting as required for individual projects
• Travel to in-country project locations to support reporting, capacity building, proposals, audits or special projects.

Qualifications and Experience
• ACCA Full
• Advanced Diploma in Accounting, ZICA, or related field preferred.
• Registered member of ZICA
• 3 years of relevant working experience within the development sector (preferably the Health NGO sector) The due date for the applications is 31st January 2022.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply for this job email your details to lifelinechildline@yahoo.com

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 January 2022  
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 12-01-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-01-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-01-2065
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