Finance & Operations Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 8,000-10,000 Zambian Kwacha / Month
  • July 22, 2024

Website Life Initiative for change

Changing lives through Initiatives

Life Initiative for Change (LIC)
Position Title: Finance & Operations Officer (01)
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Lusaka
Duration: One Year, renewable based on performance

Life Initiative for Change (LIC) is a rapidly growing Zambian NGO dedicated to advocating for the rights of women, girls, and vulnerable populations. Founded in 2020, LIC envisions a society where these groups can improve their livelihoods and thrive in supportive environments. The LIC mission focuses on transformative solutions addressing unique needs while prioritizing environmental preservation.

LIC’s work is structured around four key pillars:

1. Health: Partnering with the Ministry of Health to provide reproductive health, HIV/AIDS services, family planning, child health, and environmental health initiatives.
2. Poverty Alleviation: Empowering vulnerable populations through self-help groups, business seed capital, cash transfers, and vocational skills training.
3. Disaster Risk Reduction: Enhancing community resilience and preventing hazards from becoming disasters, promoting sustainable waste management, and preventing climate-related diseases.
4. Social Justice: Advocating against early marriages and teenage pregnancies, promoting gender equality and girls’ education, and combating Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

POSITION SUMMARY

The Finance and Operations Officer will oversee the financial transactions of the organization, develop budgets, monitor transactions, and prepare financial reports. Additionally, the officer will manage operational duties to ensure efficient workflow within the organization.

Duties

Financial Duties:

  • Keeping accurate records for all daily transactions
  • Processing invoices
  • Recording accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Tracking the budget and preparing monthly variance reports
  • Preparing financial reports for Board meetings
  • Developing and maintaining financial systems
  • Planning, directing, and controlling accounting and financial operations
  • Preparing reports and documents covering accounting transactions for management review
  • Ensuring accurate records are kept according to standard practices
  • Establishing budgets, forecasting future cash flows, and providing periodic financial analysis
  • Preparing payroll and paying statutory bills

Operations Duties:

  • Overseeing daily office operations to ensure smooth workflow
  • Managing procurement and logistics for office supplies and equipment
  • Ensuring compliance with organizational policies and procedures
  • Coordinating with other departments to streamline processes
  • Handling administrative tasks as required
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

EDUCATION

  • Diploma in Accounts

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years of work experience performing similar duties
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in using QuickBooks
  • Experience working in an NGO

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Suitably qualified candidates should attach their cover letters and a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Send email to [email protected] Copy [email protected]

The closing date for receiving applications is 22nd July 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to lic.lifeiniative4change@gmail.com


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