Finance Specialist job at The Nature Conservancy
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Vacancy title:
Finance Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

The Nature Conservancy

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 28 2023 

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

Date Posted: Saturday, July 15 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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What We Can Achieve Together:
• The Finance Specialist provides highly specialized finance, treasury and accounting-related services to a department or business unit. They provide highly specialized services in one or more of the following functions: treasury services in the areas of local and international bank reconciliation, facilitate opening and closure of bank accounts in various countries. Exemplifies a high level of expertise in the area(s) of financial accounting, treasury and cash management, finance operations and compliance. The position administers and maintains finance, treasury, and accounting activities in accordance with TNC policies and procedures and best practices in financial/organizational management. The Finance Specialist aids all levels of personnel in their specialty area. They respond to complex employee/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of the subject area. The Finance Specialist will report to the Finance Manager-Treasury, Africa Region. This is a regional position and could be based in any country where TNC has operations (Kenya, Zambia, Gabon, Tanzania, Angola or South Africa).

We’re Looking for You:
• Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We’re looking for someone with strong experience in leading a diverse, multi-disciplinary team.
• The ideal candidate should have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience in management of controls and reports of a business unit. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing mission of conservation by directing and shaping the work of our team!

What You’ll Bring:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and three years of related experience or equivalent.
• Professional certification such as a CPA or ACCA.
• Three years’ experience using accounting and financial reporting systems.
• Reconciliation skills – bank, cash, and accounts reconciliations.
• Bank account administrative operations, replenishments, and balance monitoring
• Experience in bank payments and journal adjustments.
• Expertise in Microsoft Excel and data analytics
• Experience in supporting multiple tasks in various locations and countries.
• Demonstrated innovations in financial systems and tools.
• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience with relational databases.
• Demonstrated a high level of integrity and trust.

Desired Qualifications
• Over 6 years of experience in the accounts/treasury function preferably in an international NGO.
• Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated.
• Basic audit skills and experience
• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• May require fluency in a foreign language to support global operations.

What We Bring:
• Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!
• The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, pension/ gratuity stipend including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on 
• We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, July 28 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-07-2066
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