Job vacancy Seniour Accountant

CV People Africa
Plot 2341 Mambilima House Kabelenga Road, Lusaka
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Full Time
19 January, 2023
Job Title

Seniour Accountant

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Job Presentation
Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant who is hard-working, analytical, tech-savvy, collaborative, honest, and has a high level of integrity. The candidate should be experienced to direct the day-to-day management and the smooth functioning of accounts department, who is able to work independently with minimal supervision. A successful Senior Accountant should be well organized, detail-oriented and be a proactive problem solver.

Experience8 Years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsBachelor's degree in finance or related field OR Professional accounting qualification (ACCA)
SoftwareHigh proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel including Vlookups and pivot tables , Knowledge of accounting package such as Pastel, High proficiency in Google packages (G-Suite)
Knowledge OfSolid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices , Knowledge of other personnel statutory requirements in Zambia (e.g. NAPSA, Workers Compensation, Immigration)
Skills ToExcellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting, excellent knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting, knowledge of tax requirements in Zambia , Knowledge of business requirements in Zambia ,permits Aptitude for numbers and quaetc.) ,
Ability ToExcellent verbal and written communication, Willingness to work beyond normal business hours and travel as required
Other RequirementsAt least 8 years previous experience in an accounting role or at least 2 years’ experience in a finance management role
  • Oversee overall accounting function
  • Establishes effective accounting and bookkeeping systems and procedures and oversees accounting services.
  • Establishes and implements internal controls, and administrative systems, policies and procedures to ensure that the day-to-day operational activities are efficient and effective, and are in-line with approved strategic initiatives and budgetary allocations
  • Stop errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Oversees management of accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and receipting, payment of invoices and bills.
  • Manages payroll processing and adherence to statutory regulations
  • Maintain parallel records of income and expenditure in the financial database.
  • Ensures adequate cash flow for the organization’s requirements, by monitoring funder remittances, and preparing requests for funds as needed
  • Prepare and presents quarterly and yearly financial budgets and cash flow forecasts, and works with Finance Manager and Directors to actively monitor and understand budget variances
  • Manages project financial management and accounting functions
  • Prepare budgets, reports and responses to project clients for information on financial aspects of the project, by set deadlines and on an ad-hoc basis
  • Ensures and reviews monthly financial statements from the Finance Assistant and prepares and presents error free accounting reports to the Directors
  • Manages bank accounts and monitors reconciliations, transactions including wire transfers, credit cards, renewal of Certificates of Deposit, and keeping track of signing authorities
  • Prepares documents and schedules for annual audit, and liaises with auditors.
  • Manages liquidity, investments, and foreign exchange per established policies and procedures.
  • Analyses financial information and summarises financial status
  • Identify new metrics to drive business performance relative to strategic priorities, while minimising risk
  • Manage accounting staff
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Awareness of business trends
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19 Apr, 2023 (26 days left)

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