Senior Accountant

Mabiza Resources Limited

Only The Best is Good Enough For Munali Nickel Mine

Role Objectives

  • Responsible for the Mabiza Resources Limited financial reporting, trial balances, general ledger reconciliations.
  • Responsible for the coordination of outsourced services relevant to the department.
  • Ensuring proper accounting for historical Accounts Payable.
  • Ensure accurate recording and reporting of statutory obligations


Finance Department Performance

  • Ensure adherence to applications for expenditure, monitoring capital and operational performance.
  • Ensure proper accounting for historical Accounts Payables.
  • Coordination of work between parent company, local company and the internal/external consultants.
  • Ensure accurate recording and reporting of taxes.
  • Ensure business transactions are reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work closely with team members to assist with the month-end close
  • Research and analyze expense variances for company management
  • Monitoring roll out of cash flow for review by Admin Manager
  • Ensure statutory obligations are paid on time.

Financial, Cost & Asset Management

  • Coordinate all monthly/quarterly and annual financial and management reports.
  • Ensuring accuracy of information maintained in Acumatica.
  • Ensuring the company’s assets are included in the insurance policy.
  • Ensure ore & concentrate stock valuation is accurately accounted for.
  • Set up internal controls around accounting processes.
  • Works directly with internal and external auditors during audits.


  • Reporting any defective or damaged personal protective clothing, equipment, or gear, and returning the item to the Supervisor for replacement or repair.
  • Complying with instructions given pertaining to the use of personal protective clothing, equipment or gear or any matter in relation to health and safety
  • Not interfering with anything that has been provided in the interest of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Not engaging in any duties that require a certificate or written authorisation unless the relevant certificate or permit is held.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Degree in Accounting and/or Professional Qualification such as ACCA / CIMA/CA
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
  • Significant experience (5 years) post graduate experience with preferably 3 years in mining in a similar commercial / accounting role.
  • Knowledge of ERP system and Microsoft office suite application.
  • Competent in incident/accident investigation.
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness.
  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in Zambia.
  • Experience in managing costs and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement ideas.

MRL offers equal employment opportunity. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to:

The Human Resources Business Partner
Mabiza Resources Limited
P.O. 50799

Or email your application and C.V. to: [email protected]
Closing Date: 6th October 2020