Finance and Administration Officer job at CABI
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 12 2024 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, April 04 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary
• Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including payments, petty cash, and bank transfers.
• Act as a key liaison with banks, optimising processes and reducing transaction costs.
• Maintain meticulous financial records, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and organisational policies.
• Assist in meeting statutory requirements, such as VAT exemption and PAYE remittance.
• Coordinate interactions between staff and medical scheme underwriters.
• Forecast cash flow, manage liquidity, and ensure timely payments.
• Handle supplier payments, validate invoices, and reconcile vendor accounts.
• Administer petty cash, conducting daily counts and reconciliations.
• Maintain electronic records for reconciliation and audit purposes.
• Manage staff travel advances and expense claims in adherence to policy.
• Support administrative tasks and assist in procurement planning.
• Ensure efficient utilisation of office stocks and secure asset insurance.
• Assist in organising meetings, workshops, and events.
• Maintain a filing system for administrative and financial documents.
• Collaborate with other departments to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.

Education & Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
• Professional qualification in accounting.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in finance and accounting.

Knowledge & Skills:
• Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, budgeting, procurement, and banking operations.
• Strong organisational, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.
• Keen attention to detail, accuracy, and effective communication skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter via our online recruitment portal at by 12th April 2014.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 April 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 04-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-04-2068
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