NAD Zambia Finance Officer job at Norwegian Association of Disabled

Vacancy title: NAD Zambia Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management Officer ]

Jobs at: Norwegian Association of Disabled

Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2022  

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Responsibilities include:
Under the supervision of the NAD Zambia Head of Programmes and Administration the Finance Officer will:
Ensure that adequate financial controls and practices are in place to maintain transparent and proper accountability of all income and expenditures.
Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances.
Evaluate, maintain and develop systems and routines to meet donors’ changing requirements.
Ensure that financial transactions are properly authorized, executed, recorded, filed and have adequate supporting documentation.
In cooperation with Head of Programmes and Administration, lead the preparation of budgets/budget revisions.
Consolidate budgets, budget revisions and expenditure from partner organisations.
Prepare and submit timely reliable budgets, financial statements and reports to NAD Zambia and NAD Norway.
Monitor budgets and expenditures.
Maintain the NAD Asset Register and ensure that it is updated as and when new assets are procured.
Do financial reviews and internal audits for partner organisations.
Mentor and train staff in partner organisations in accounting and anti-corruption practices.
Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements like NAPSA, NHIMA and PAYE and the requirements in NAD’s donor contracts.
Carry out other financial assignments as requested.

Qualifications needed:
Higher education in economics or accounting.
A fully paid up registered member of ZICA.
At least five years’ experience in financial management in a non-governmental organization.
Demonstrated experience in grants management and financial systems and procedure.
Experience in a digital accounting environment and good knowledge of Excel and the use of QuickBooks or similar cloud-based accounting packages.

Other competencies required:
Excellent analytical skills; the ability to analyze financial data and design and produce effective management information.
Ability to prioritize, delegate and meet agreed deadlines.
Strong communication skills, ability to closely cooperate with others and build partnerships.
Willingness to travel as needed for project and partner follow-up.
Persons with lived experience of disability are especially encouraged to apply.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
High School

Job application procedure
Email your CV and cover letter in PDF format to  Please do not exceed 6 pages in total. Please use the subject line “NAD Zambia Finance Officer”. The deadline for applications is 11th July 2022. Applications should be addressed to the Head of International Department. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Questions about the position can be directed to Caroline Malala Cheelo, Head of Programme and Administration NAD Zambia, +260 965 286234.60 965 286 234.
NAD is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics. We value diversity and are committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this position. All staff are expected to follow and adhere to NAD policies and guidelines.
For more information about NAD, please refer to

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 July 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 28-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-06-2066
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