Management Accountant (Grade 9) job at DAI
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Vacancy title:
Management Accountant (Grade 9)

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

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, October 25 2023 

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Management Accountant is primarily responsible for reimbursements, invoice payment, advance disbursements and tracking, monitoring expenditures and budgets, completing the vFER process for payroll.
Place of Performance and Reporting:
The Management Accountant is based in Lusaka. reports directly to the Finance Manager in Lusaka, Zambia.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
General Accounting
• Review travel requests and expense reports for accuracy and compliance and follow procedures to ensure accurate and timely payment and reconciliation of travel advances, reimbursements for staff and partner travel
• Post payroll into vFer, ensuring leave balances and taxes are accurately recorded
• Perform any approved accounting corrections and reversals
• Ensure that financial transaction documentation is complete and accurate before uploading into the designated DAI accounting system
• Assists in preparing information for any financial reporting requirements, or internal reports as necessary
• Ensure payment requests are within budget and correctly coded and charged to the correct cost center
• Maintains knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures as set forth in the SUN TA Field Operations Manual.
• Performs other financial tasks assigned by the Finance Manager which are consistent with his/her qualifications, this Scope of work and the general requirements of the project.
• Assist the Finance department with annual Audit preparation
• Any other tasks assigned by the Finance Manager or the Director Finance and Administration.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
The Management Accountant supervises the Finance officer Review.

Education and Experience:
• B.A. or B.Com Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent or Completed ACCA Professional/ full CIMA/CA Zambia Associate or Licentiate Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
• Sound general accounting knowledge with budgeting and financial analysis skills.
• Experience working with international NGOs or donor such as USAID-funded projects (preferred). Advanced Excel skills and working knowledge of other MS Office Suite programs.
• Ability to work independently and adjust quickly to change in a fast-paced working environment .
• Strong analytical skills, attention to detail,
• Experience using accounting software.
• Demonstrated honesty, trustworthiness initiative and self-motivation in handling all assigned tasks

7. Key Result Areas
• Timely and accurate payments;
• Payroll paid and posted accurately and in a timely manner;
• Ensure All financial Transactions Documented are Complete and Accurate before uploading in the DAI Systems.
• Ensure that all DAI Home Office Transactions are Executed in Accordance with DAI Home Office Deadlines.
• Analytical
• Accounting skills
• Team oriented
• Written and verbal communication
• Detail oriented
• Financial software literacy
• Compliance
• Ability to work in a team
• Mentoring and coaching

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

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: Wednesday, October 25 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 18-10-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-10-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-10-2066
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