Senior Accountant job at ExpressCredit Zambia

Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

ExpressCredit Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, March 07 2024 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, February 22 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• ExpressCredit is a global consumer finance company operating in Zambia and three surrounding countries, including Namibia, Botswana, and Lesotho.
• We operate a multi-channel lending platform for private and government sector employees underserved by mainstream financiers. As a good corporate citizens, our goal is to help people in need of short-term and long-term financial assistance – all of which make a meaningful and lasting impact on the local communities.
• ExpressCredit is a game-changer and one of the fastest microlenders in the country. A combination of new technologies, mobile sales, and a network of branches and direct sales positions us well for growth and building a sizeable, well-performing loan portfolio.
• We are looking for a suitably qualified, competent, and highly motivated professional based in Lusaka or able to self- relocate to fill the position of Senior Accountant.

Summary Key Responsibilities:
• Verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payable and receivable;
• Producing error-free accounting reports and present their results;
• Analysing financial information and summarizing financial status;
• Report submission to Management and Tax Institutions;
• Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending;
• Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant;
• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures;
• Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers;
• Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process;
• Provide input into department’s goal setting process;
• Assist with tax audits and tax returns;
• Support month-end and year-end close process;
• Liaise with Chief Financial Officer and Head of Accountancy to improve financial procedures;
• Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product;
• Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements;
• Secure financial information by completing database backups;
• Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential;
• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities;
• Reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations;
• Perform other duties requested by the direct supervisor, which are related to this position and which meet the qualifications;

Qualifications and Requirements
• Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
• University degree in Finance, or Accounting
• Minimum 3 years’ experience as Senior Accountant;
• Experience in financial institution would be considered as advantage;
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures;
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process;
• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate at all levels of the organization;
• Having a pro-active attitude to problem solving and coming up with solutions;
• Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis;
• Experience in accounting program Sage X3 would be considered as advantage;
• Good command of English language (written and verbal).
• Experience in international company having tight monthly closing deadlines;

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

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: Thursday, March 07 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 22-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-02-2066
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