Finance and Accounting Officer job at Project HOPE
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Vacancy title: Finance and Accounting Officer

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

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Project HOPE

Deadline of this Job:
17 November 2022  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, November 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About Project HOPE
Project HOPE established an office in Zambia in 2019 to contribute to the HIV epidemic control goal in Zambia by helping mitigate the risk and impact of HIV and AIDS among Vulnerable Children and Adolescents and their caregivers.
Project HOPE continues to work with government, the private sector, local and international NGOs to improve outcomes for HIV, TB and Malaria, Maternal newborn and child health and Non communicable diseases. We work to support Child protection, social protection, and advocacy for Child and related health policies and Health systems strengthening.

Position Description
The Finance and Accounting Officer will maintain all accounts and financial records of Project HOPE Zambia by accurately recording and monitoring all daily financial transactions in accordance with Project HOPE’s policies, procedures and organizational guidelines. He/She will prepare budgets, manage and reconcile accounts payable and receivable, prepare payment requisitions, assist with external audits, generate financial reports and maintain a complete filing system to support the financial records and transactions of Project HOPE Zambia.

Specific Responsibilities
• Receive and review all procurement requisitions from the regional offices and program staff and collect all necessary information and documents before submitting them for approval.
• Prepare all payment requisitions to suppliers in line with Project HOPE financial policies, donor requirements and GAAP principles and submit them for approval.
• Enter all payment transactions into QuickBooks and other accounting systems as per various Donors’ requests.
• Process all payments through Electronic Financial Transaction (EFT) payments.
• Monitor and control all regional petty cash logs, reconciliations and replenishments in
QuickBooks and other systems as per various Donors’ requirements.
• Prepare mid-month and monthly bank reconciliations in order to monitor movement of funds of all programs.
• Assist in collecting all missing Tax Invoices to be inserted in the VAT Returns before submission to the Receiver of Revenue.
• Process all Payroll statutory payments and other payroll deductions withheld.
• Maintain a complete filing system of electronic and paper based financial records.
• Assist GOF to institute effective control systems required to minimize risk inherent in the programs.
• Collect all missing supporting documents to be attached to payments as per Donor’s requirements.
• Assist Country Representative and GOF with all budget and cash forecast preparations.
• Assist Global Operation Office to prepare an audit file for internal and external auditors.
• Liaise and Support other Finance and Administrative staff at the regional offices.
Reporting and Organizational Relationship:
• The Finance and Accounting Officer reports to the Country Representative.

Minimum Requirement:
• Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
• 5-7 years’ experience in the field of accounting and administration.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
• Familiar with the use of QuickBooks and NetSuite.

Additional Requirements:
• A valid Driver’s License will be an added advantage.
• Willingness to travel out of duty station and to regional offices.
Clearly indicate, “Finance and Accounting Officer” on your email heading.
Closing Date: 11th November 2022

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Clearly indicate, “Finance and Accounting Officer” on your email heading.
Closing Date: 11th November 2022

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 November 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 03-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-11-2066
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