Finance Officer job at Right to Care
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Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Right to Care

Deadline of this Job:
13 June 2023  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The USAID – Action HIV project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The USAID Action HIV project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
• Minimum 3 years Accounting experience
• Member of ZICA Ordinary level (GCSE)/ Grade Twelve Certificate

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
• 3 Years’ experience on USAID donor funded projects.
• Part CA Zambia/ACCA/CIMA or Equivalent.
• Computer literacy, Sage Pastel Evolution

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Computer literate
• Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite
• Good communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in a team.
• Self-starter with proactive work ethic


• Receive, record, and submit payment request for authorisation.
• Perform basic checks to ensure that each payment requisition complies to the donor/ internal policy and guidelines.
• Liaise with other departments regarding payment requisitions that are outstanding.
• Ensure that all payables and receivables payments requests are fully reconciled before payment.
• Ensure a proper and accurate filing system is constantly maintained for all payment requisitions, journals, and other reference documents
• Ensure that payment cut-off times are adhered to in the processing of payments including FX payments.
• Capture petty cash payments into the accounting system.
• Ensure that Statutory and third-party payments are done by deadline time and that they are fully processed.
• Print out or export bank statements and create a cashbook batch on Pastel reflecting the correct payment references per bank account/project.
• Ensure that bank balance revaluations are performed accordingly for all foreign currency accounts and checked by line manager
• Prepare the Bank Reconciliation monthly and ensure that it is signed off by the authorized persons.
• Process system supplier invoices when required paying attention to the GL code used or Prepare AP JV for posting by line manager.
• Ensure intercompany and interbranch transactions are entered timely and accurately onto sage pastel
• Ensure that relevant provisions and accruals are entered and submitted to line manager; including statutory accruals
• Perform liquidations of accounts Receivables in timely manner
• Generate correcting entries for review and posting by line manager.
• Initiate other journals as guided by line manager.
• Prepare monthly reconciliations of payables & receivables accounts and submit to Line manager for review.
• Assist with the month end reconciliation of all balance sheet items for all grants for review by line manager
• Extract payment requisitions and other required information per the sample sent by the auditors.
• Record and track every financial administrative process for audit purposes.
• File back all sampled documents after Auditors are done reviewing among other duties

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Applications in the form of a cover letter and CV must be submitted to 
All applicants are required to complete an online competency assessment accessible using this link 
Only applicants that complete the two steps above will be considered.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 June 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 07-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-06-2067
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