Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Mumbwa, Zambia
  • Salary: -
  • October 30, 2020

Website Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Mumbwa Farmers Ginning & Pressing Company (MFGPCo) is an indigenously owned cotton ginning company that was established in 2013. The Ginnery has received funding from the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) to facilitate cotton purchase, processing and marketing operations as well as corporate administration. The Company now invites suitably qualified applicants for the underlisted positions for the Mumbwa Farmers Ginning & Pressing Company (MFGPCo) to be based in Mumbwa:

ACCOUNTANT (1 Position)

Reporting to the General Manager, the Accountant will be responsible for the application of general accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Company accounts and financial statements in lie with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Prepare the Project payroll
  • Check all transaction requests to ensure accuracy and compliance to policy and procedures
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of the Company budget
  • Prepare bank reconciliation on monthly basis
  • Preparation of variance analysis on a monthly basis
  • Maintain an asset register for the Company
  • Prepare tax payments in compliance with tax regulations
  • Maintain accounts payables and ensure that all supplier invoices are captured and up to date
  • Maintain accounts receivables and ensuring that all staff and other operational receivables are captured on time and are up to date
  • Ensure that all outstanding imprest are fully retired
  • Ensure that all back up documentation are properly and systematically filed to facilitate quick and proper transaction referencing;
  • Prepare weekly petty cash count reports
  • Adequately facilitate internal and external audits and other financial reviews of the Company as may be from time to time required;
  • Report and analyse all problems experienced with the Company accounts, so that remedial actions can promptly be taken; and
  • Provide input into reports prepared by other consultants and stakeholders as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Fully qualified Accountant holding qualifications such as CA Zambia, ACCA, or CIMA
  • Must be a member of ZICA
  • Proficiency in Pastel Evolution
  • At least 3 years’ relevant work experience

All applications in writing should be accompanied by up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents (Note: do not send originals) with the names and addresses of three referees, one of which should be the last or current employer. The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for.

Applications should be submitted by 30 October, 2020 to the address below:

The Board Chairperson
Mumbwa Farmers Cotton Ginning and Pressing Company
C/o Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission
Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard
LongAcres
P.O Box 35068
LUSAKA