Financial Accountant job at KSM Management Consultants Limited
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Vacancy title:
Financial Accountant

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

Jobs at:

KSM Management Consultants Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, December 22 2023 

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 06 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT will be responsible for accurately preparing and reporting financial statements and reports, including income statements, financial position and cash flow statements and support financial decision-making to monitor and analyze actual performance, identifying trends and areas for improvement

Duties And Responsibilities:
• Prepare the business financial operations, prepare the company’s ledger while working with executive management to create and control budgets and ensure that actual business activities are in line with the organizations plans by providing management with detailed financial reports that compare actual revenues and expenses with what the original estimations were.
• Prepare monthly statements by collecting data; analyzing and investigating variances; summarizing data, information and trends.
• Prepare quarterly and annual statements by gathering data.
• Comply with government tax return requirements abiding by the Zambian tax laws; advise management on required actions; calculate quarterly estimated tax payments; gather data for quarterly and annual tax returns.
• Respond to financial inquiries by gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and interpreting data.
• Provide financial advice by studying operational issues; applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations.
• Prepare special reports by studying variances; preparing budgets; developing forecasts.
• Update job knowledge by keeping current with financial regulations and accepted practices.
• To perform data and statistical analysis to spot trends and anomalies.
• Assisting in process improvement and systems enhancement initiatives.
• Proactively identify new initiatives that could benefit the organization.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Job Specific Competencies
• Business planning & commercial skills
• Financial Accounting and finance and auditing
• Budgeting and forecasting
• Sound knowledge of statutory reporting requirements in this industry
• Sound knowledge of local and international reporting standards
• Management Information analysis and reporting
• Ability to develop systems of financial and internal control systems
• Good understanding of economic, business & financial environment
• Ability to utilize computerized solutions to a high degree (i.e. Proficiency in Accounting packages, spreadsheets and MS applications)

Key Job Attributes
• Must have good leadership skills
• Strong written and oral communication
• Organization and Time management
• Good decision making
• Performance delivery (deadline orientated)
• Teamwork
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Must work well under pressure
• Must pay attention to details (thorough and precise)
• Must have integrity and ethical conduct
• Must have exceptional people skills

Education & Experience
• Degree in Accounting, finance, Business Administration or related field
• Minimum of 3 to 5 years of work experience in accounting, finance in busy and multicultural business and industrial environment.
• Professional accounting and finance qualifications such as ZICA, ACCA, CA, CPA, or CIMA etc
• Must be a paid-up member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• DEADLINE: 9th December, 2023
• To apply submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant certifications to:  or 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, December 22 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 06-12-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-12-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-12-2066
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