Senior Accountant job at RDG Zambia
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Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

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

Jobs at:

RDG Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
11 June 2022  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position: Senior Accountant (1)
Job Location: Lusaka
Reporting to: General Manager.
RDG Collective is looking for a highly motivated Senior Accountant with a passion for leadership and clean renewable energy to join the finance team. He or she will work closely with the General Manager.

• Play a Supervisory role to oversee all accounting activities executed by the team.
• Financial process implementation and improvement of financial procedures.
• Responsible for the preparation of external audit deliverables.
• Long term involvement in handling of due diligence and investment appraisal.
• Processing of payroll.
• Preparing of statutory accounts in accordance with the accounting standards
• Perform general ledger end-of-period close activities inclusive of account reconciliations.
• Preparation of journal entries, and the review of journal entries as performed by the accountant.
• Responsible for meeting weekly/monthly/annual deadlines for the preparation of financial books of accounts.
• Alongside accountants, perform weekly/monthly/annual financial statement analyses and document meaningful and understandable explanations for any financial fluctuations to assist in business decision-making.
• Assist in the preparation of weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reporting schedules that are distributed to accounting management and external business partners.
• Works closely with all departments across the business, stepping in to support all areas of the business as required during the end-period close of business.
• To provide investors with ongoing reporting and audit requirements and to assist external auditors in the performance of their functions during the end-of-period auditing activities.
• Review and approval departmental payment requisition.
• Conducts independent accounting research to identify and improve the business’s current accounting practices and to be able to draft and provide recommendations and provide guidance.
• Maintain an intimate understanding of the current and developing accounting policies, procedures, and legislation, which always keeps the department within the law.
• Perform similar duties deemed fit for the proper execution of his or her duties and as delegated by the Employer.

• Must have a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting. ZICA CIMA ACCA will be an added advantage.
• At least 5 years of working experience in an accounting position within a fast-paced, evolving, and dynamic clean energy renewable environment.
• Preferably candidate should have work experience in external auditing and PAYG industry
• Proven successful experience working on financial budgeting and forecasting, with a deep understanding of full life cycle accounting all the way from the opening of a financial period to its close.
• Ability to work with senior stakeholders and take lead on company financial reports.
• Knowledgeable in international financial reporting standards IFRSs
You might be a strong candidate if you:
• Possess exceptionally good communication skills, both in written and verbal form
• Display exceptional computer skills and be highly proficient in the use of MS Excel, MS Office, MS Outlook, and PowerPoint.
• Highly flexible and adaptable, be open and welcoming to change, have an ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Have strong planning and organization skills, be a creative and strategic thinker, have an ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Have a keen eye for detail, be proactive and self-motivated requiring minimal supervision, work comfortably in a collaborative setting, and display an ability to remain calm in times of uncertainty and stress.
• Must be a people person and a team player who is able to build and maintain strong and meaningful relations with other people.
• Protect organization value by keeping information confidential.
Addition to compensation and statutory benefits
• Career Growth in a dynamic, fast growing PAYG industry
• Opportunity to work in an environment that embrace innovation.
• Availability of specified leadership Training and Development programs for succession plan

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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: 11 June 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 01-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-06-2065
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