Finance Associate

Website Greenlight Planet Zambia

What you would be expected to do:

  • Ensuring accurate month-close/quarter-close and year-close processes and manage all financial reports
  • Closure of all statutory and tax audits, external and internal audits
  • Finalization of the financial statements and perform the required review of the financial statements.
  • Discuss audit queries and close all issues raised by the auditors.
  • Manage tax and overall account reconciliations to ensure the balance sheet is stated accurately.
  • Provide periodic Trial balance to show movements in profit and loss as well as balance sheet.
  • Ensuring accountings are in accordance with local GAAP and US GAAP
  • Manage all direct and indirect tax filings, reporting, and all of its underlying processes.
  • Drive all Transfer pricing assessments, filings, reporting and processes.
  • Liaising with the Service provider for getting the Transfer pricing study completed on a yearly basis.
  • Preparing the necessary Tax reporting package on a quarterly basis for provision of all the status updates to Global finance team.
  • Ensuring that the correct with-holding tax rate has been used for deducting the tax for all the required heads and all relevant items have been included for with-holding tax deduction.
  • Liaising with the service provider for getting the remittance done on time for VAT, WHTax, PAYE, NHIS, NAPSA and other related items.
  • Maintenance of the monthly Compliance Dashboard and to ensure that all statutory payments are made on time.
  • Partner with global finance team to execute finance initiatives across organization as required from time to time.
  • Drive visibility into variable cost accounting, variable cost productivity, project margins and other key financial metrics.
  • Creating of masters with all the relevant information of the customers and vendors and maintenance of necessary documents for them
  • Processing of employee reimbursements.
  • Ensure all local secretarial compliances are done on time.

You might be a strong candidate if you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/Finance
    ACCA / CPA or any relevant professional qualification is a must.
    3 years relevant work experience in Controllership, accounting, or taxation practices
  • Relevant work experience with Big 4 audit firms or MNCs
    Desired Characteristics
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.
  • Clear thinking/problem solving, able to lead projects/process improvement within operations/finance function.
  • Able to break down complex issues into simpler steps and resolve them.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English communication
  • Excellent presentation skills and strong executive presence
  • Ability to prioritize & promote teamwork.
  • Willing to participate and engage in operations in addition to finance.
  • Excellent grasp over MS Excel and MS power point
    Should be flexible, willing to stretch and achieve over and above base expectations.
  • Possess strong people management skills.

What we offer (in addition to compensation and statutory benefits):

  • An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast-growing, high impact industry;
  • The chance to work in an open-minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing an innovative, sustainable business
  • with a profound impact on the world;
  • A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds.
  • Structured, tailored learning and development programs help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.

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