Senior Accountant job at International Trading and Distribution Company

Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

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

Jobs at:

International Trading and Distribution Company

Deadline of this Job:
21 June 2022  

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

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Senior Accountant
To support the main job function by ensuring accurate preparation of financial statements.
Tasks:
• Ensure accurate preparation of FFC pack as required by the auditing committee
• Ensure effective and accurate procedures are followed at year end audit (liaising with auditors, preparation of year-end audit schedules and year-end journals)
• Ensure accurate preparation of annual financial statements as per IFRS
• Ensure accurate preparation of annual FFC Pack
Vehicle and parts imports:
To support the main job function by ensuring accurate accounting of vehicle and parts imports.
• Ensure that import and other relevant documentation are handed in for clearing to relevant employee
• Ensure that insurance is taken out on all imports
• Verify import costing of vehicle or spares
• Assisting and handling of all queries regarding imports
• Ensure all shipments are data-captured into computer system (e.g. Embrace)
• Arrange import and export permits when needed
• VAT and other Statutory returns:
• To support the main job function by ensuring timeously and accurate statutory returns and payments.
• Tasks:
• Verify VAT, income tax, PAYE, UIF and SDL reconciliation and schedule prepared by the bookkeeper
• Verify accuracy and correctness of all returns and sign it off
• Ensure timeously submission of all returns and payments done by the bookkeeper
• Ensure accurate preparation of annual tax computation as well as preparing tax schedule and submitting income tax returns
• Fixed Assets:
• To support the main job function by managing fixed assets effectively.
• Tasks:
• Verify fixed asset register
• Verify depreciation being calculated monthly on computer system (e.g. Embrace)
• Ensure fixed assets are labelled by the bookkeeper
• Review fixed assets register by physical verification, identification of old unused assets, etc.
• Ensure that relevant assets are insured
• Purchases:
To support the main job function by effectively approving purchase orders and cheques.
Tasks:
• Purchase Orders:
o Verify and sign off purchase orders
o Verify and sign off relevant goods received vouchers for local parts purchases against purchase orders, supplier invoices and Embrace
o Advise bookkeeper on expense accounts allocations
• Signing cheque payments:
o Re-verifying that all relevant documents pertaining to the payments are attached to the payment voucher
o Check that the payment is allocated to the correct account
o Verify that the payment is properly authorized
o Ensure cheque is written out correctly
Sign relevant cheques
Foreign Creditors:
To support the main job function by ensuring accuracy of foreign creditors accounts.
Tasks:
• Capture foreign supplier invoices on computer system (e.g. Embrace)
• Reconcile transactions to the general ledger
• Prepare schedules for import bills payable and any purchases from related parties
• Inter-company accounts:
• To support the main job function by ensuring accuracy of the inter-company accounts.
• Tasks:
• Prepare and submit relevant debit notes
• Reconcile transactions to the general ledger
• Prepare schedules for amounts due from related parties and sales related parties
General Accounts:
To support the main job function by managing general accounts.
Tasks:
• Reconcile USD bank accounts
• Prepare and enter journal entries in relation to bank accounts
• Verify petty cash, bank account, bank reconciliation and journal entries prepared by bookkeeper
• Calculate staff overtime accurately
• Verify trial balance, income statement and balance sheet
• Ensure correct allocation of accounts
• Ensure all relevant expenses are accounted for correctly
• Review expenses and investigate any abnormalities and report reasons for the abnormalities to management
Vehicle Sales:
To support the main job function by executing an effective and accurate vehicle sales process.
Tasks:
• Fleet customers:
o Prepare quotations for customers
o Liaise with relevant banks to ensure finance facility is in place
o Ensure vehicles are allocated correctly
o Arrange for licensing and registration documents to be sent to the Bank
• 1.5.Follow-up and ensure payment is received by Bank
• Group Companies
o Prepare pro-forma invoices
o Ensure vehicles are correctly allocated
o Prepare relevant export documents
o Ensure all relevant documentation are in order for custom duty claims
o Follow up on progress of custom duty claims
o Ensure accurate delivery to group company
Stock Take:
To support the main job function by managing the annual stock-taking process.
Tasks:

• Problem solving and multi –tasking skills
• A team player with Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a plus
• Grade 12
• Degree in Accounting
• At least 3 years’ experience in similar position
• Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal
• Computer literate – MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Embrace
• Data capturing experience
• Accurate and detail-orientated
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent numerical abilities
• Excellent accounting skills

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
To apply for this job email your details to pphiri@mindsolutions.co.zm

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 June 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2065
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