Finance and Accounting Officer job at Women’s Entrepreneurship Access Center (WEAC)
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Accounting Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Women’s Entrepreneurship Access Center (WEAC)

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, August 22 2023 

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

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, August 17 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Finance and Accounting Officer to join our team!
Position Overview: The Finance and Accounting Officer will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records, managing financial transactions, and supporting various financial activities within our organization.
The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation in finance and accounting principles, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Responsibilities:
Financial Record Keeping and Reporting:
Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries, and expense reports.
Prepare regular financial statements, reports, and analyses for management review.
Ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards, regulations, and company policies.
Transaction Processing:
Process and reconcile invoices, payments, and receipts promptly and accurately.
Verify and post transactions to appropriate accounts, ensuring proper classification and coding.
Assist in the preparation and processing of payroll, ensuring accurate calculations and timely disbursements.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
Collaborate with the finance team to develop, monitor, and analyze budgets and forecasts.
Provide insights and recommendations to support informed financial decision-making.
Financial Analysis
Conduct variance analysis to identify trends, anomalies, and areas for improvement.
Assist in the preparation of financial models, projections, and scenarios.

Compliance and Audit Support:
Assist in the preparation of documentation for internal and external audits.
Ensure compliance with tax regulations and assist in the preparation of tax filings.
Process Improvement:
Identify opportunities for process enhancements to streamline financial operations and enhance
efficiency.
Contribute to the development and implementation of best practices within the finance and
accounting function.
Cross-Functional Collaboration:
Work closely with other departments to gather financial data, provide insights, and support
their financial needs.
Collaborate with team members to resolve discrepancies, answer financial queries, and ensure
accurate reporting.

Qualifications:
Professional certification ACCA, CIMA, ZICA and or Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related
field.
Proven experience (Minimum 3 X years) in finance and accounting roles, demonstrating a solid understanding of financial principles and practices.
Proficiency in financial software and tools, including Pastel and MS Office suite (particularly Excel).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritizes workload, and meets deadlines.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment.
Knowledge of relevant accounting standards and regulations.
Experience with process improvement initiatives is preferred.
High level of integrity and commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure
• Join our dynamic team and contribute to the financial success of our organization. If you are a dedicated and driven professional with a passion for finance and accounting, we encourage you to apply and help us achieve our financial goals. Female Finance and Accounting Professionals are encouraged to apply!
• Send your application letter, curriculum vitae and copy of certificates addressed to; The Executive
• Director at info@weaczambia.org  by Tuesday 22nd August and plan on attending interviews on Friday, 25th
• August once you are shortlisted and contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, August 22 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 16-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-08-2066
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