Programme Accountant job at Amref Health Africa Zambia

Vacancy title: Programme Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Amref Health Africa Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
04 August 2022  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Main purpose of the job
The position will provide financial support to the Zambia Country program as well as ensure effective utilization of donor funds allocated to the projects in accordance with donors’ and Amref’s policies and standards.

Specific Key Responsibilities:
• Preparation of the Financial Reports for Donors and Management.
• Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual project performance reports.
• Assist in preparation of any other Ad-hoc Financial Reports to stakeholders.
• •Assist in preparing the annual budgets in liaison with the project team.
• Review of monthly income and expenditure statements with the project team to monitor the budget performances.
• Carry out periodic review and reconciliations of expenditure.
• Preparation of audit schedules.
• Participate in project audits/organizational audits as required.
• Provision of audit sample documents in support of the process.
• Respond to audit issues and support the Senior Programme Accountant in implementation of the previous audit recommendations.
• Maintain up-to-date staff debtor’s status through regular staff account allocations.
• Monitor and reconcile staff debtor’s balances.
• Ensure effective and timely processing of invoices or other payments and ensuring compliance to donor rules and regulations.
• Review the Programme creditors’ accounts in the system and reconcile them against creditors’ statements.
• Respond to day to day supplier queries for the Programme.
Ensure compliance with local tax regulations and laws by ensuring timely filing and payment of taxes and other government levies.

Requirements and Qualifications
Education and Professional Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Administration, Finance, Commerce or relevant qualification.
• Professional qualification – CPA, ACCA, ZICA, CA or its equivalent.
• Must be a member of ZICA.
Required Qualifications and Experience
• Four (4) years’ relevant experience, preferably in an NGO set up.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Familiarity with grants management and experience with financial and operations management.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• ICT proficient, accounting and ERP software.
• Analytical and attention to detail.
• Good organization, planning and coordination skills.
• Problem solving skills.
• Team player.
• Ability to work under minimal supervision.
• Excellent spoken and written English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

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: 4 August 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 28-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-07-2066
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