Finance & Administration Manager

Mair Pharmaceuticals Ltd

"Excellence in Health Care"

Job Summary

The post-holder, under the guidance of the Finance and Administration Director, is responsible for carrying out all accounts duties, transactions entries to the accounting system, banking, stock taking, budget tracking, record entries, statutory payments, money counting, income reconciliation and filing and financial reporting.  The post-holder is also required to summarize all employee time sheets and create the payroll summary and payslips, prepare and upload all statutory obligations, make contract adjustments and interview preparations and orientation for all new employees.


Standard Payments

  • Promptly/timely raise monthly, quarterly and annual standard payments as and when they fall due and ensure they have been dispatched. Some of these are:
  • Business Levies
  • Fuel, Airtime for Phones & Telephone bills
  • Security
  • Insurance
  • Water and Sewerage
  • Electricity bills
  • Medical payments
  • Workers Compensation Fund
  • PACRA Annual Fees
  • Rental Fees
  • Ministry of Lands
  • PAYE
  • ZDA
  • ZAMRA Annual Fee
  • Vehicle License Fees
  • Fire Extinguisher Refills
  • Management of Petty Cash
  • Raise payments for various requests (Cash and Cheques) and enter these into the system.
  • Ensure that requisitions that are submitted have been filed in with all relevant information
  • Writing, Filing and maintenance of payment vouchers.
  • Preparation of weekly/ Monthly income and attendance/ Attendance report.
  • Reconciliation and disbursement of Petty Cash.
  • Ensure safety of the petty cash held
  • Making weekly Airtel to Bank Transfers
  • Withdrawing of Petty Cash and other payments
  • Creating and ensuring necessary accounts and admin documents are received by the team.
  • Handle transactions into and out of the petty cash fund.
  • Follow the unretired receipts and ensure they are remitted.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superiors from time to time.
  • Be loyal to the Company vision, values and mission
  • Approving of all Purchase Orders and attaching to invoices when purchased.
  • Reconciling all sales slips with system sales and entering into the system
  • Prepare Supply invoices where needed.
  • Send Monthly/ Weekly Petty Cash and Cash Sale Reports to management.
  • Reconcile time sheets for all employees
  • Create a time sheet summary which should be approved by management.
  • Prepare a payroll sheet for that monthly salaries
  • Prepare pay slips for each employee
  • Conduct monthly stock take with the team
  • Prepare stock take reports for management
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings for team
  • Plan and prepare quarterly company AGM


  • Able to assess employees during job interviews
  • Able to Advertise job openings and go through the hiring process of new employees.
  • Able to create and update job contracts for employees
  • Orient all new employees on company policies and structures before training.
  • Handle employee grievances and queries.
  • Receiving and filing of all updated employee information.
  • Should be mature and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Should have great organization skills.


  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA, Business Administration or Degree in a related field.
  • Proven experience working in an accounts department of an organization.
  • Proven management experience will be an added advantage
  • Ideally familiar with Pastel or Wave Software or similar software
  • Minimum 2 years Accounts experience including at least one-year experience within a similar organization preferred.
  • Have strong analytical and presentation skills.
  • Have the ability to develop accounting reports.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong ICT skills (Excel) will be added advantage.
  • Have the ability to take responsibility and handle pressure.
  • Have the ability to think laterally and a desire to grow their leadership capacity.
  • Proven skills of working in a multicultural setup.
  • Sharp memory and pays attention to detail
  • Mature and Respectful communication skills with fellow staff and business partners
  • Successful goal setting, follow-up, and achievement skills
  • Ability to focus and specialize on specific tasks
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Positive interpersonal ability, influence and issue free skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Skilled and vibrant communicator

Personal Attributes

  • Compassionate
  • Good Listener
  • Visionary
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • High Integrity

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