Temporal Finance Officer job at Save the Children International

Vacancy title:
Temporal Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Save the Children International

Deadline of this Job:
21 March 2022  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Temporal Finance Officer

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. In Zambia, Save the Children works in the following Thematic areas: Education, Health& Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Child Poverty; including Humanitarian response. Save the Children wishes to invite qualified individuals to apply for the following position:
Position: Finance Officer (x 1 position) – Temporal
Duty Station: Petauke
Role Purpose: To implement financial procedures and policies of Save the Children and be responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, maintaining accounts payable and processing of payments under SUN II project.
Reports to: – Finance Manager with dotted line to the Finance & Support Services Coordinator
Period of Engagement: Three (3) months

Key Areas of Accountability:
• Bookkeeping: capture all data correctly and timeously onto the GLACOS
• Filing of all financial documents and vouchers (e.g. proper PDF documents for all vouchers)
• Prepare monthly fund requests to be submitted 23rd of every month
• Ensure correctness of DEAs on for purposes of correct reporting to the Donor before data is posted onto Agresso
• Payments: responsible for ensuring that the payments are done accurately, timeously and within budget
• Ensure all payments are correctly coded, approved and support documents attached
• Ensure all payments being made are coming from the FACE ICE document and not from without
• Ensure all payments are submitted to the manager for approval by 09 hrs, and keep track that manager sends to CO by 10 for payment.
• Check all per diem/DSA allowance calculations
• Budgets: Assist programs & partners with budget tracking and expenditure
• Support to Staff: ensure that staff under SUN II and Partners understand financial policies and procedures including payment procedures and account coding.
• Provide training on coding and completion of forms when necessary
• Audit Assistance: prepare for audit, participate in meetings and assist auditors
• Attend Audit planning meetings
• Prepare Accounts and exhibits for Audit Review
• Supply relevant data to onsite Auditor

Academic and Experience Requirements
• Accounting Diploma or ACCA Part 11
• 1-2 years relevant experience
• Good computer skills and high proficiency in spreadsheets.
• Good knowledge of accounting packages, Agresso accounting system will be an added advantage.
• Must be a member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)
• Strong analytical, facilitation skills and coordination, especially those in rural communities.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; fluency in local language(s) essential.
• Ability to work in a team with people of diverse backgrounds and cultural settings.
• Demonstrated ability to work within communities, while being sensitive to gender and local customs.
• Clean record on child protection and domestic violence related issues.
• Basic knowledge of mobile technology
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Please send only your application letter and CV clearly stating the position in the subject line with a detailed CV indicating 3 traceable referees, one of whom should have been direct supervisor, through email to: The Human Resource & Administration Manager at jobs.zambia@savethechildren.or PLEASE Do Not Attach Copies Of Your Certificates.
Applicants based in Petauke are strongly encouraged to apply.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 21st March 2022. Only short listed candidates will be notified.
Save the Children reserves the right to re advertise if suitable applicants are not found.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 March 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 16-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-03-2065
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