Accountant

KAFUE CHILD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Kafue Child Development Agency (KCDA) is a child and youth-centered, non-profit making, non-religious, non-political, Non-Governmental Organization, working to support vulnerable children and households of Kafue and Chilanga districts in the areas of education, health, safe water provision, and household income improvement under ChildFund.

Kafue Child Development Agency wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following position.

Job Title: Accountant

Reports to: Federation Manager

Job Location: Kafue Child Development Agency Federation Office

Role purpose: Oversee the financial operations of the organization and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers, etc. Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining all financial records for projects and for the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest degree of integrity in the accounting record
  • Verify all purchases with appropriate account codes and ensure daily data entry
  • Ensure and verifies the timely payment of justified project expenses
  • Ensure the validation of inter-fund receivables and payables on monthly basis
  • Prepare cash flows and projections
  • Provide financial advice to management
  • Preparation of Quarterly Financial Reports for Board and Management
  • Processing all payments on time
  • Ensuring that all entries relating to disbursements, receipts or adjustments are posted, printed and
  • checked against source documents.
  • Checking and coding suppliers’ invoices
  • Ensuring adherence to Monthly Statutory obligations such as NAPSA & PAYE ensuring Annual returns for Registration and other related payments are remitted before due dates
  • Assisting in management of debtors and reconciliation of receivable statements
  • Follow up on outstanding customer credit
  • Daily reconciliation of receipts
  • Reconciliation of Bank Accounts
  • Cash Book Management
  • Ensure financial activates of organization are in accordance with agencies regulations and laws of Zambia
  • Ensure the timely submission of various financial report and analysis
  • Ensure that the Agency establishes guidelines for filing, documentation listing and storage
  • Ensure proper management of the financial filing system
  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Grade twelve (12) Certificate
  • Fully qualified ACCA II or CIMA II Registered member of ZICA
  • Minimum two years work experience in financial accounting
  • Basic understanding of accountancy and bookkeeping
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Pastel
  • Hands on experience on all aspects of accounting excellent hands on experience in sage Evolution accounting soft ware and Dove payroll
  • Prior experience with NGO or other grant funded organization is an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft word, power point and outlook
  • Good interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Team player and work in a multicultural team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Interested applicants are advised to email their application letters and CVs clearly stating the position being applied for as the subject line not later than 10th May 2024 to the following address; [email protected]  or drop application letters in person at Kafue Child Development Agency Federation Office reception, which is located at Plot 200 Shantumbu Road, Kafue Town addressed to the undersigned. The Federation Manager

Kafue Child Development Agency

P O Box 360110

Kafue.

* Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Kafue Child Development is an equal opportunity employer

To apply for this job email your details to kafuefed@gmail.com


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