Area Accountants x7

  • Full Time
  • Ndola, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
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Zambia Postal Services Corporation

Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZamPost) is the national postal provider. The Corporation exists under the revised Postal Services Act of 2009.  The Corporation is inviting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in the Finance Department:-



Job Role

The purpose of the job is to provide accounting services to a Postal Area by ensuring timely and accurately recording of financial transactions, enhanced internal controls and carrying out inspections at Post Offices to safeguard the Corporation’s funds and assets.

Grade and Station

The positions are at Grade P7. The work stations are in Ndola, Kitwe, Nakonde and Solwezi.

Locals meeting the qualifications below are encouraged to apply.

Reporting Line

The Area Accountant administratively reports to the Area Manager and functionally to the Finance Manager.

Statement of Key Responsibilities

The main duties of the Area Accountant include the following:

  • Ensuring that all the revenue generated by the Area is accounted for and deposited promptly through confirming the daily cash transactions using online systems and verification of balance books (C6 and C8), remittances and deposit slips.
  • Preparing monthly returns for all of the Corporation’s busines lines transactional by the Area.
  • Authorizing payment vouchers and cheques.
  • Preparing and submitting requests for funding for the Area to Head Office.
  • Preparing annual and quarterly area operating budgets.
  • Inputting daily credit billings and all financial transactions in the Accounting systems in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Conducting regular financial inspections of Branches to ensure full compliance to laid down financial procedures and internal controls.
  • Conducting snap verification of physical and cash held by Cashiers and reporting any malpractice revealed during the exercise.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate must possess the following attributes:

  • Paying high attentiont to detail and possessing strong analytical skills.
  • Sound independent judgment.
  • Ability to process large amounts of data and compile detailed reports.
  • Ability to recognise and respond to diverse thinking and learning styles.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Incorruptible.
  • Knowledge of Accounting software such as ACCPAC and Pastel.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university in Accounting / Finance or full ZICA with stage 2 qualification in CIMA or ACCA.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in accounting packages, MS Word and Excel.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ post qualifying experience in audting from a reputable organisation.
  • Aged between 25 and 40 years.
  • Membership to the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) or Institute of Internal Auditors of Zambia (IIA)
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send hard copies of the application letters with supporting documents (certificates) using EMS not later than 31st May 2019 to:

The Senior Manager Human Resources

Zambia Postal Services Corporation

Plot Number 5050-5051, Zambia Road

Industrial Area


Zambpost is an equal employer, women are encouraged to apply.

Important Note: Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.