Accounting Senior

Website ABACUS360

Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors

ABACUS360 are chartered accountants, consultants, company secretaries, tax advisors and recruiters for senior finance and accounting roles up to the CFO level.

Continued business growth has led to the need for an Accounting Senior.

Interested candidates that meet the qualifications and experience requirements for this role should send a two-page résumé to [email protected]

Job description

I. Title:  Accounting Senior

Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Work Schedule:  Full Time
Organizational Relationships:  Reports to Accounting Manager
Supervises: Trainee Accountants, Accounting Associates
Coordinates with: Taxation, Corporate Secretarial, and Business Advisory departments

II. Statement of responsibilities

Leading accounting assignments for monthly clients, reviewing files and ensuring complete and adequate work performance, developing staff capacity, team, and individual staff appraisals, managing costs of accounting services, and improving servicedelivery and efficiency ratios.

III. Key Functions 

1. Planning assignments, preparing work-delivery schedules, and assigning staff to jobs
2. Overall responsibility for preparing financial statements
3. Ensuring accounting working papers and electronic documents are prepared following bestpractices and in compliance with IFRS for SMEs or Zambian GAAP

4. Staff training, reviews, and development

5. Must have a keen eye for identifying value add services that improve our client’s business
6. Enhancing ABACUS360’s brand by consistent excellent service deliveryIV.

IV.  Essential traits

1. Strong communication skills
2. Strong project management skills
3. Integrity

V. Qualifications

A degree or accounting diploma; a Grade 12 certificate of 10 points or better in six subjects.

VI. Required

The ideal candidate has at least three years of experience preparing financial statements from incomplete records in an accountingpractice, advanced Excel skills including Vlookups and Pivot Tables, working knowledge of Zambian tax and expert knowledge ofany accounting software.

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