Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

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We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Accountant to join our company. In this crucial role, you will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of our financial records, ensuring compliance with Zambian regulations, and providing insightful financial analysis to support informed decision-making.

REPORTING TO: FINANCE DIRECTOR

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Reconcile bank statements and other financial accounts.
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, including processing invoices and payments.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Analyze financial data and trends to identify areas for improvement or cost savings.
  • Prepare and file tax returns for the company.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Zambian accounting and tax laws and regulations.
  • Stay up to date on current accounting practices and standards.
  • May provide financial guidance and support to other departments.
  • Receive payment and posts it to customer’s account.
  • Keep collection records and account status and files correspondence.
  • Petty Cash reconciliation
  • Debt Collection – inform customers of overdue accounts, prepare monthly statements
  • Payments to creditors
  • Detailed audit trail for ALL transactions
  • Maintain files in good order, well presented for audit purposes.
  • Identify project expenses, to be charged out, separate from overheads.
  • Establish and confirm COS for each project.

REQUIRED CANDIDATE PROFILE

1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field.

2. Minimum of 3 years of experience in an accounting role, preferably in a similar industry

3. Proven ability to maintain accurate and detailed financial records.

4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6. Proficiency in Sage accounting software

7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

To apply send your CV to [email protected]


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