Deadline of this Job: 10 September 2022
Company Profile
Scimitar Farming is a diverse agricultural and livestock business situated in Chelston, Lusaka. Produce is supplied to both local and international markets.

Job Outline
The cost accountant will report directly to the financial manager and be responsible for monitoring the accuracy and completeness of the costing and revenue process. The ideal candidate should be comfortable gathering financial data from the various departments and compiling it into readable reports for the management team.

Focus Areas
• Oversee the stock control process, reordering levels, issuing to departments.
• Ensuring all supplier documentation is received, captured and filed in a timely manner (Purchase orders, goods received notes, supplier invoices, supplier credits).
• Processing monthly supplier reconciliations and ensuring costings are accurate.
• Consolidate the various revenue streams weekly and reconcile to production issuing records.
• Invoicing export customers.
• Ensuring all revenue documentation is received, captured and filed in a timely manner (Delivery notes, customer invoices, credit notes, export documentation).
• Producing weekly and monthly revenue and costing reports.

• Qualification in Accounting (Essential).
• ZICA registered (Essential).
• Advanced Excel Knowledge (Essential).
• Experience in Sage Evolution (Preferred).

Deadline of this Job: 12 September 2022
Job Purpose
The Assistant Accountant Receivables will be responsible for processing and managing payments received and provide related accounting and administrative support. Will be required to collect payments for the company using skills in organization management, negotiating and communications to collect the payments from corporate clients. Take the lead in tracking payments, making banking deposits and running reports that document profits and losses for the company.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;
• Maintain bookkeeping databases and spreadsheets, updating information as needed
• Communicate with previous clients and customers to request payment and arrange payment plans
• Processing and recording transactions.
• Maintaining records regarding payments and account statuses
• Obtaining information from other departments to ensure records are accurate and complete and that accounts receivable ledgers and journals are up-to-date.
• Working with the collections department to review accounts, client payments, credit history, and develop new or better repayment terms.
• Collect payment from customers and accurately record it into the system (SAP)
• Create reports and balance sheets that document overall profits and losses
• Update client accounts based on payment or contact information
• Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to a specific deadline
• Monitor customer account details for non-payments delayed payments and other irregularities
• Research and resolve payment discrepancies
• Generate age analysis and review AR ageing to ensure compliance
• Work with the Senior Accountant to develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
• Performing administrative and clerical tasks, such as data entry, preparing invoices, sending bill reminders, filing paperwork, and contacting clients to discuss their accounts.

Required Skills and Competencies;
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Organizational skills
• Good Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
• Team player
• Stress tolerance
• Sense of urgency
• Attention to detail Skills
• Tenacious
• Customer service skills
• Sober Minded

Qualifications and Experience
• Finalist of ACCA / CIMA / CA Zambia OR
• Degree/ Diploma in Accounting or Finance
• Must have a minimum of 3+ years experience in Accounts Receivables
• Must have proven knowledge of accounts receivable
• Must be conversant with spreadsheets and SAP Accounting package
• Knowledge of office administration and procedures
• Knowledge of general accounting principals
• Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
• Must have good interpersonal communications skills to deal with issues
• Must be a member of ZICA

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), a statutory body has been established by the Government of the Republic of Zambia under section 3 of the Civil Aviation Authority Act No.7 of 2012. Air transport plays a significant role in the economic development of any nation. In this regard, there is need to appoint a vibrant and visionary team that will ensure that the Zambian aviation industry is effective, efficient, self-sustaining and in compliance with industry standards and best practices. The CAA is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Inspector Aerodromes Standards under the Directorate of Aerodromes Safety and Standards and reporting to the Senior Inspector Aerodromes Safety and Standards.

Job Position: Management Accountant
Duties and Responsibilities

• Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggest improvements where needed.
• Production analysis and interpret of management accounts.
• Monitor budgets and produce budget information and report as well as variance analysis and comments.
• Inform key strategic decisions and formulate business strategies.
• Interprets and communicates financial data to non-financial managers.
• Facilitate budgetary and forecasting process
• Oversee the building of budgets and forecasting and with input from directorates and the finalization and communication thereof to the CAA.
• Acts as a strategic partner in provision of decision support information.
• Provide ongoing advice on the financial implications of strategies
• Source and consolidate data into insightful performance reports adding value to the CAA.
• Provide appropriate clear, concise and timely business comments to support various internal stakeholder including the exco and board of directors.
• Ensure appropriate evaluation and approval of capital expenditure.
• Completion of balanced sheet reconciliation monthly.
• Excellent attention to detail picks up on mistakes and rectifies before problems arise.
• Able to flag issues and spot improvements for existing controls and pressures.
• Flexible approach willing to get stuck in and support the team with a wide range of tasks that may on occasion fall outside the key job space.
• Documents Conducts effectively and timely checks on security of accountable documents in order to prevent unauthorized access and destruction.
• Prepares timely and effectively Management Reports in order to facilitate decision making.
• Supervises and undertakes timely development of individual and sectional work plans in order to monitor and evaluate performance.
• Supervises effectively utilization of Human and material resources in order to facilitate attainment of set objectives.
• Manage Accounts payables.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
• Full Form V or Grade 12 Certificate minimum of Credit in 5 O levels including Mathematics and English.
• Bachelor of Accountancy Degree a must.
• Fully paid up member of ZICA at Associate Level membership or better.
• Minimum of 5 years experience.

Other Skills and Attributes
Plan and manage own workflow anticipate obstacles, managing priorities and following through on objectives with agreed timeframes.
• Team player and able to support deliverables
• Persuasive communicator with excellent written and verbal communication.
• Proficiency in MS Office (advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Team player with high levels of integrity
• A lively and engaging mind with a logical approach to work combined with analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Commercial awareness with an interest in business and an understanding of how an organisation works and manages resources.
• A high level of numeracy.
• Experience as Management Accountant and or Financial Accountant a must.
Applicants who meet the above qualifications MUST:
• submit a signed application letter accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae including three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers and contact address.
• Validated professional qualifications from Zambia Qualifications Authority.
• Certified and validated Grade 12 certificate from Examinations Council of Zambia.

Deadline of this Job: 02 September 2022
Agro Luswishi Zambia Limited (“ALZ” or the “Company”) is a greenfield project that is wholly owned by the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”). The Company is located in Lufwanyama District of the Copperbelt Province and seeks to establish bulk agricultural infrastructure that facilitates national food production while adding value for local and export markets. As part of its growth strategy, ALZ is hereby seeking to employ suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following positions:
Job Purpose
• Analysing of all journal entries in order to maintain data integrity.
• Analysing all variances on actual and budgeted performances and reporting on the causes.
• Effective accounting for exchange differences in the ledger.
• Maintaining the Inventory control system of the business.
• Preparation of VAT, PAYE, NAPSA, Skills Levy, and NHIMA returns.
• Posting transactions using the Company Accounting system.
• Payroll preparation and ensuring that the ledger is updated accordingly.
• Coordinating commercial and financial planning and preparation of annual programmes and operational budgets.
• Ensure preparation of forecasts, management accounts and cashflow management strategies.
• Facilitate processing of supplier payments and statutory financial requirements.
• Undertake other assignments as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Responsibilities
As above.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
• Grade 12.
• Diploma in Finance, Accountancy, or related field.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in finance or a related field.
• Membership with the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a public health management firm, headquartered in the United States, dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI has been implementing public health work in Zambia for over 25 years.
JSI seeks a dynamic and experienced Finance and Operations (F&O) Director for the anticipated United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Zambia Integrated Health Activity (ZIHA). The Activity will work in 3 provinces, Copperbelt, North Western, and Central, with the main objective focused on HIV prevention, care and treatment with integrated health services, specifically family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) as well as maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH).
The F&O Director is a full-time position based in Lusaka and will oversee project finance, operational and administrative duties, including human resource management, information and communication technology, grants management, and procurement. S/he will ensure the financial systems and internal controls are in place and comply with the standard US Government and JSI/HQ policy and procedures. S/he will provide management support and implementation in the implementation of program activities. S/he will work closely with and under the direct supervision of the Chief of Party.
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

• Provide financial management and administration of the activity, and management support and oversight in the implementation of project activities
• Coordinate with the COP to ensure that strategic and periodic budgets and forecasts are prepared and submitted in a timely fashion.
• Ensure the complete documentation and accountability of all financial transactions and preparation and closing of monthly field accounts
• Preparing and presenting project Pipeline Analysis on regular basis to the Senior Management Team for discussion
• Oversee sub-grant management and support the implementation of the project’s electronic data management platform (SalesForce)
• Support supply chain management expertise to support quantification and advocacy around commodities and supply chains
• Support the development of budgets, conduct budget flexibility analysis, costing of work-plans and assignment of expense codes for use by program staff in the implementation of activities.
• Oversee project procurement procedures
• Oversee granting and financial support to local partners
• Collaborate with Boston office to ensure accurate and timely financial information is presented to USAID.
• Ensure the management and compliance is in line with financial requirements for USAID, JSI and the laws of the GOG.
• Support in implementation of all policies and procedures of JSI, both local and global.
• Provide training and/or guidance to staff on financial controls and operational systems
• Support the COP and the team in responding to Financial and performance audits as and when necessary
• Perform any other duty as assigned by the COP.

• A master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant field, or a bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years or more of experience
• A minimum of eight years of experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs
• Demonstrated senior level experience working with PEPFAR funded programs and/or other USAID funded activities.
• Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, supply chain support, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required.
• Demonstrated supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online.

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
SUNSHARE Company, Hong Kong Hengli Group and Hong Kong New Continent Group jointly invested in the construction of a large-scale urea chemical plant (Fertilizer) with an annual output of 1.5 million tons in Southern Province of Zambia. The annual output of the first phase is 500,000 tons, and the annual output of the second phase is 1.0 million tons.
With many years of work and experience in large international enterprises, proficient in various modules, etc.
Must have experience in finance and banking channel resources, should understand finance and economy. Proficient in financial accounting, auditing, tax, etc.

Deadline of this Job: 15 September 2022
Customer Liaison Officer
We are on the lookout for a Customer Liaison Officer to join our team in Zambia.
As part of the sales team, the Customer Liaison Officer is the first point of contact at the branch and via the local phone lines. They will assist in the delivery of a business-critical service to ensure that customers’ expectations are exceeded. They will manage communication via the local branch customer care lines, escalation of all cases to customer care in HQ, signing up of new customers at the branches and managing the queues to ensure that customers are assisted in a timely fashion. Overall, the role entails customer education our products, services and accessibility and assisting the Sales Support Team to provide a quality customer service to existing and new customers.

Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Is Not Limited To)
• Deal with queries from the customer and ensure other questions that arise during contact are directed to the correct place for resolution
• Provides quality front line customer service to clients who contact us via the branch and phone lines.
• Proactive monitoring of customer complaints, log and address with the relevant stakeholders.
• Proactively signup and register customers and educate customers with our products services
• Ensure matters that arise from customers are directed to the correct department for resolution and escalated if required
• Ensure customers are kept fully informed of developments/progress of their cases up to completion
• Take personal ownership and deliver an amazing service which exceeds customer expectations
• Identify and implement solutions to resolve any issues that may result in a dissatisfied customer
• Ensure own compliance with Quality procedures
• Identifies and prioritises clients’ needs, provides low-level advice and assistance, and refers to appropriate service provider, internal or external
• Assists clients with documentation and with completion of forms
• Develops and maintains knowledge of internal and external services that are available to clients
• Supports local office systems and maintains integrity of data
• Consults, assists, and liaises with field officers and clients in arranging appointments, transport, costs, equipment, and documentation as required
• Performs other duties as required

Key Requirements
• Higher certificate or Post-secondary certificate
• Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)
• Understanding and speaking of English and Chichewa /other relevant language (Essential) Knowledge of Mukuru products and services
• 6 months Customer Service experience
• Knowledge of money transfer procedures
• Knowledge of FIA regulations
• 1 years’ experience within a customer service environment
• Experience in the Financial services environment (advantageous)
• Knowledge and understanding of the compliance around money transfers

Additional Skills
• Computer literate with good Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Time management skills
• Project management skills

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