Accounting and Administrative Assistant

Website Eliado Meat Supplies (EMS) Limited

Strong reputation for supplying some of the best quality meat.

The company invites applications from highly motivated and suitably qualified people eligible to work in Zambia to join the business under the above mentioned role, whereby the successful candidate shall report to the Directors of the company.

The successful candidate must also be willing to learn about the meat retail industry as well as contribute to the growth and development of the organisation.

The main duties and responsibilities of the above roles shall include the following listed below with regards to assisting in all butchery, meat processing and sales outlet operations:

a) Assist in all accounting and administrative functions, including processing and verification of invoices, monitoring of incoming deliveries and outgoing orders, stock control duties, verification of sales figures, etc.
b) Assist customers where necessary, either during their shopping in the butchery or dealing with any telephone orders.
c) Support the long term growth of the organisation by engaging with the Directors on strategic planning and key decision making processes.
d) Efficiently operate till register to the expected company standards where necessary.
e) Maintain the shop premises in a presentable condition and ensure full adherence to hygiene requirements.
f) Undertake bank reconciliations and all correspondences with company accounts.
g) Manage statutory duties, ensuring that PAYE, NAPSA, workers compensation, WHT, etc. are submitted and paid in a timely manner.
h) Manage and control on a daily basis the inventory levels, issuing of stock for sale and checks on end-of-day inventory returns and comparisons with sales figures.
i) Maintain filed records for the employees and make necessary appraisals/recommendations.
j) Prepare monthly management reports to the Directors.
k) Handling of company correspondences on behalf of the Directors.

Candidates wishing to be considered for the position must possess the following minimum qualifications:

a) Licentiate Diploma in Accounting from ZCAS or equivalent.
b) Work experience in the field of accounting.
c) Good knowledge of Pastel Accounting and Payroll Software.
d) Full Grade 12 Certificate – verified by the Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ).
e) Good computer literacy with intermediate knowledge of Office Software.
f) Good customer service skills, with the ability to demonstrate a professional, friendly and courteous attitude towards customers.
g) Good teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills,
h) Good attention to detail and numerical skills.
i) Fluent command of the English language.
j) Reliable, honest and trustworthy, with good records supported by positive references.
k) Work experience in meat retail industry would also be beneficial.

Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications should apply, enclosing photocopies of their academic and professional qualifications (verified by ECZ), along with an application letter and a detailed copy of latest CV including appropriate references and sent via email to: [email protected]

Hard copy application will not be accepted and only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline for submission for applications is 16th March 2018.

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