Job vacancy Regional Accountant - Zambia

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CV People Africa
Plot 2341 Mambilima House Kabelenga Road, Lusaka

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Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
09 November, 2019
Job Title

Regional Accountant - Zambia

Job Location
Lusaka
Job Presentation
Nationals Only Our Client, a Payment Solutions Company seeks to employ a Regional Accountant for Zambia, to be based in Lusaka. To take responsibility for the finance function including accounting operations functions such as financial reporting, processing of payments, tax and related compliance, compliance with company policies and cash flow management. Experience in a financial accountant role is essential and experience in a Fintech industry is desirable

Experience4 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsDiploma or Degree in Accounting or Finance. ACCA / CIMA / SAIPA or equivalent body
SoftwareCompetence in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
EquipmentJob related
Knowledge OfBudgeting and Forecasting; Financial Management; IFRS application and interpretation including consolidations; Fintech industry knowledge; Accounting and finance
Skills ToLead, manage and develop staff and employees; Excellent verbal and written communication and able to present information clearly
Ability ToPlan and organise medium term ahead; analyse and solve routine problems to achieve the correct outcomes
PersonalitySound business acumen, resourceful and be a lateral thinker
OtherExperience in a financial accountant role is essential and experience in a Fintech industry is desirable
Requirements
  • Financial Reporting:
  • Accurate capturing of data in the accounting system
  • Management accounts prepared and required balances reconciled and accurate
  • Head office deadlines adhered to - flash, intercompany confirmations, results review file and submission of accounts in the reporting system
  • Queries resolved timeously
  • Head office reports sent accurately and in line deadlines
  • Inventory reconciliated to count sheets and variances queried
  • Weekly cash flow reports circulated
  • Debtors Management:
  • Debtors report prepared by Billing Administrator reviewed weekly
  • Non paying debtors escalated to the Chief Business Development Officer
  • Debtors report circulated close of business weekly
  • Payment Cycles:
  • Expenses are paid on time - month end and 15th of each month
  • Supporting documents provided
  • Supplier statements reconciled and accurate
  • Unusual transactions questioned
  • Taxation and Related:
  • Tax schedules (VAT, corporate tax, statutory deductions) prepared, on time
  • Returns submitted within the legislated deadline
  • Tax and statutory compliance maintained
  • Supervision of Finance Staff:
  • Effectively manage finance staff to enable them to perform required duties.
  • Receive escalations of subordinates and provide a resolution to the escalation.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews of staff.
  • Other:
  • Completion of the month end financial report
  • Timeous follow up of debtors and related escalations
  • Expenses are supporting but the appropriate documentation
  • Unusual or out of policy transactions queried
  • Tax and related returns done within the legislated deadlines
Salary
At most 20,000 ZMK (ZMK)
Valid Till
9 Feb, 2020


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