Reporting and Internal controls Accountant job at Talent House Limited
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Vacancy title: Reporting and Internal controls Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Talent House Limited

Deadline of this Job:
15 November 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
About the role:
Our clients is seeking for a talented individual to fill up the role of reporting and internal controls Accountant to be reporting to the senior accountant, as well as to provide support to the Finance and control department by managing the internal controls/ affairs of the department.
The role requires an individual with knowledge on International Accounting Standards, chart of authorities and how to go around the finance risk controls matrix. You must be up to date with different government legislations such as VAT Act, income Tax Act and PAYE guide. Must equally have knowledge on adonis guide as well as BSO accounting procedures and guidelines and managing of internal memos and travel plans.

Key Responsibilities:
• Understanding and testing internal controls, providing recommendations on improvements, ensuring that the processes and systems governing internal controls are robust enough for risk identification and mitigation
• Periodically review financial controls and systems improving controls and systems where required. Key system include: Cash & Bank/ Stock/ Procurement/ Payments/ Financial Recording
• Perform internal control activities to ensure compliance and effectiveness of the organisation’s systems and internal controls.
• Assist control owners in drafting and updating procedures with review notes.
• Conduct independent and objective ad-hoc missions including investigations.
• Participate in various stock counts and verification exercises, conduct spot checks on various operations in the business.
• Ensure compliance to all group reporting deadlines and reviews
• Oversee the month end close process and review the month end close pack for completeness and accuracy prior to submission to the Financial Controller
• Preparing reports for management that analyze trends and performance over time so that they can make strategic decisions in the future
• Ensure sufficient documentation is in place for all finance functions.
• Preparing reports for management that analyze trends and performance over time so that they can make strategic decisions in the future. Key reports include;
• Monthly Management Reports with support
• Departmental performance Statements
• Store profitability Analysis
• Production performance Report
• Ensure the effective management of accounts receivables to minimize the risk of extending credit.
• All journal passed should be duly checked and authorized accordingly
• Ensure that ALL the General Ledger reconciliations are prepared monthly.
• All Bank Reconciling items to be followed up and ensure items are captured accordingly by the responsible staff.
• Preparing of Cash flow forecast for management review
• Ensure that all payments are posted to the General Ledger promptly.
• Checking for accuracy and correctness of daily payments and transfers
• Review monthly departmental performances (P&L statements), and prepare monthly variance reports for Senior Management action.
• Maintain regular control of all statutory (PAYE, NAPSA, NHIMA, VAT, Pension, PACRA, Workers’ compensation) accounts and ensure payment is made and returns filed on time.
• Maintain regular control of all bookings by scrutinizing and making the necessary adjustments and ensure timely booking of departmental internal debit notes.
• Oversee the month end close process and review the month end close pack (MMR) for completeness and accuracy prior to submission to the Financial Controller.
• Monitor all trial balance accounts balances and inventories to ensure only legitimate balances are on accounts. Ensure timely reconciliation and follow up.
• Prepare monthly payroll and total company reconciliation.
• Oversee payroll data entry function and all other payroll functions.
• Assist in daily cash management functions including online banking, electronic funds transfer, check balances.
• In charge of Treasury and Cash-Flow and review Bank and cash reconciliation.
• In charge of Departmental and Total Company Budgeting.
• Ensure suitability and effectiveness of internal control systems and the performance of departments in implementing rules, procedures and processes.
• Initiate the audit process. Scheduling the audit on a timely basis.
• Assist in preparing any required documentation for the annual audit
• Ensure sufficient documentation is in place for all finance functions.
• Any other Duties allocated by your seniors

Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Accounting from a reputable institution
• CIMA level 2/ACCA Level 2
• Bachelors in accounting will be added advantage
• at least three (3) years experience in accounting
• ZICA member or equivalent
• Exceptional knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and accounting procedures
• Proficient in MS Excel, data entry, and an accounting software
• Can maintain strict confidentiality when handling financial data
• Attention to detail, analytical skills
• Good Spoken and written communication skills

Compensation:
The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Please send your CV to careers@talenthousepeople.com before the 15th November, 2022.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 November 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 02-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-11-2066
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