Senior Accountant job at The Salvation Army
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Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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The Salvation Army

Deadline of this Job:
16 August 2023  

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Territorial Head Quarters (THQ) of the Salvation Army in Zambia (TSA Zambia) through the Territorial Commander is looking for a suitable individual to take up the position of the SENIOR ACCOUNTANT .

JOB PURPOSE: Preparation of final accounts, management reports, financial analyst and advisory role, supervision of accountants, external and internal audits and budget preparation.

• Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
• Preparation of financial accounts and consolidation.
• Perform month-end accounting tasks such as account and bank reconciliations and approve journal entries.
• Prepare year financial statements for external and internal audit.
• Communicates and works with external and internal audit matters.
• Supervise accountants to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
• Generate financial reports and statements to managers for review.
• Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues, determine budget variances, and report the same to management through Financial Secretary.
• Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion.
• Provide guidance and training to other accountants when necessary.
• Produce master budget according to required format.
• Take lead in working with internal and external audit activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
• Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.
• Reviewing various reports prepared and produced by accountants for management or donors.

• Grade 12 Certificate with minimum credits in English, Mathematics and any Sciences
• Full ACCA or Full Chattered Institute Management Accountant or Full Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountant (CA)
• MBA with a Major in Finance is an added advantage

• Proven experience as an, Accounting Supervisor, chief or senior accountant role
• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
• With atleast 3 yrs Experience
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Awareness of business trends
• Familiarity with financial accounting statements
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
• Hands-on experience with accounting software packages especially NetSuite
• Team player, able to adapt easily and mature.
• Good written or spoken communication skills
• Ms Office/Software: Proficient in MS excel.
• Police Clearance on criminal record.
• The Salvation Army Zambia Territory

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 13-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-06-2067
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