Management Accountant job at Kwame Nkrumah University

Vacancy title:
Management Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kwame Nkrumah University

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 21 2024 

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 07 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose:
To manage all financial functions in order to meet the operational objectives of the University.

Principal Accountabilities
• Oversees preparation of sectional work plans in order to have an organized workflow of activities and output to track individual performance.
• Undertakes the preparation of financial reports in order to meet legal requirements and facilitate decision-making
• undertakes the processes for financial planning, analysis and forecasting in order to facilitate decision-making and meet financial obligations.
• Coordinates the processes for budgeting and budgetary control in order to ensure operational efficiency
• Monitors and controls the movement of cash flows in order to ensure the University has sufficient funds to meet its financial obligations.
• Ensures that accounting systems are effective in order to assure financial accuracy
• Coordinates the preparation of audit information and verifications as requested by auditors in order to ensure that audits are conducted.
• Accounts for University property, plant, and equipment in order to keep a record of the assets.
• Supervises effectively human resources in the section in order to achieve the objectives.
• Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in order to monitor performance.

Qualifications And Personal Attributes
• Full Grade 12 School Certificate with a minimum of five (5) credits, including English and Mathematics.
• Chartered Accountant – Zambia, Full ACCA. Full CIMA or Masters Degree in Accounts or Finance.
• A minimum of six (6) years of practical administrative experience in a Higher Learning Institution or any other reputable organization.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory
• Proficiency in MS Office applications.
• Possession of a practising license with Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
• Applications marked with the “POSITION” of interest must be addressed to:
• The Office of the Registrar
• Kwame Nkrumah University
• Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583
• Email Address: 
• Note: Kwame Nkrumah University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from female and differently-abled individuals, as we are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusivity in our workforce. Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates who do not receive communication from the University should consider their applications unsuccessful. For further information, please visit the Kwame Nkrumah University website at

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, May 21 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 07-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-05-2066
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