Station Cashier job at IITA

Vacancy title:
Station Cashier

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

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, March 29 2024 

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

Date Posted: Friday, March 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:
• Under the direct supervision of the Station Accountant and the Regional Hub Administrator of the Southern Africa Hub, the Station Cashier will be assisting in implementing a sound financial support system for IITA’s programs and projects in Zambia following the Institute’s standard operating procedures.

• Prepare payment vouchers supported with relevant invoices.
• File payment vouchers and receipts.
• Handle petty cash payments.
• Perform weekly petty cash reconciliation
• Making weekly payments to casual workers
• Filling NAPSA returns for casual workers
• Prepare VAT exemption summary for submission to tax authorities.
• Maintain documents movement register.
• Assist in entering on a daily/weekly basis station transaction into the IITA accounting system.(Oracle Accounting package)
• Assist in Travel Advance clearing.
• Prepare fuel coupons upon arrival.
• Perform all other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

• A Minimum of a National Diploma in Accounting or any equivalent academic qualification.
• A part qualification from the Professional Examination will be an added advantage.
• At least three progressive years of experience in Accounting and Finance. Knowledge and experience in donor funded projects is an advantage.
• Good computer skills in common word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), and accounting software.
• Good working skills in Oracle.
• Minimum of three (3) or more years of professional experience in agriculture research.

• Innovative, ability to work with minimal supervision in a multi-disciplinary team.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.
• Fluency in English and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

General information: The contract will be for an initial period of three (3) years. Renewal is dependent on performance and availability of funds.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested applicants should forward their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter indicating the position and send as One Document by email to  not later than 21st March 2024 to:
• The Regional Hub Administrator
• The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
• SARAH Campus
• Plot 145B Ngwerere Road
• Chongwe District Lusaka Province
• P.O. Box 310142
• Chelstone, Lusaka, Zambia
• IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.
• Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
• To apply for this job email your details to 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, March 29 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-03-2066
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