Project Accountant job at DAPP

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

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

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Deadline of this Job:
07 January 2022  

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

Date Posted: Monday, January 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is a nationally registered NGO working with development projects within the field of education, health, agriculture and other poverty alleviation programmes. Projects are carried out in all the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1 million people. Key funding partners include the Government of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, EU, Global Fund, WFP and more) as well as private sector organisations.
DAPP in Zambia is looking to engage an experienced and dedicated Project Accountant for the EU Human Rights project tenable in Ndola.
1. Main roles and responsibilities
• Ensure that monthly transactions are posted in Pastel Accounting software on a timely basis and maintain accurate record keeping of all transactions
• Maintain custody of payment vouchers
• Assist in the preparation and monitoring of project estimates/budget
• Prepare schedules for statutory obligations related to the project
• Verify the contractual and financial details of each invoice and payment
• Assist in the preparation of payroll, updating lists of staff and their payments
• Prepare documentation for audit purposes; producing audit file as required, supporting the coordination, planning, and execution of both the internal and annual audits
• Produce timely bank reconciliations
• Document explanations of significant budget variances on a monthly basis
• Maintain up to date assets register including undertaking annual asset inventory
• Perform monthly assets and liabilities reconciliations
• Prepare timely and accurate periodic financial reports
• Conducts field site visits to ensure consistency with reporting timelines, budgets, and performance indicators

2. Qualifications
• Bachelor of Accountancy Degree or equivalent, with at least 3 years’ experience; or Diploma in Accountancy or equivalent with at Least 5 years’ experience
• Paid up member of Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (ZICA)
• Intermediate or advanced user of Pastel, or other approved accounting software
• Prior experience working in an NGO

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and minimum 3 referees must be received by 7th January, 2022.
• The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the document title.
• Indicate the job title as the subject of your email.
• Please indicate your current, or last salary and benefits in the cover letter.
• Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage.
• Please submit applications to these emails: , with copy to 

DAPP is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NOTE: Anyone who is looking for a job should not engage in any monetary transactions with any source that promises them an interview or a job offer from an employer.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 January 2022  
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 03-01-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-01-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-01-2061
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