Accounts Assistant x1

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website PKF Zambia Chartered Accountants

Reports to: Accounts Manager

Purpose of the Role

The accounts assistant is responsible for assisting in the preparation of financial statements for clients. He or she works closely with accountants and auditors to ensure that financial records are accurate and up-to-date.

The ideal candidate will have a good background in accounting, and reasonable analytical skills.

Detailed Job Responsibilities

  •  Assisting in the preparation of financial statements
  •  Entering financial data into accounting software
  •  Reconciling bank statements and other financial records
  •  Preparing journal entries and adjusting entries
  •  Assisting with audits and other financial reviews
  •  Communicating with clients to gather necessary financial information
  •  Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations
  •  Review and analyze financial data to identify discrepancies or errors
  • Proficiency with PASTEL Accounting
  •  Ensures key information is provided by the client in order to complete the job effectively
  •  Monitors time records for specific assignments and highlights actual or likely overruns
  •  Effectively utilizes IT systems and develops skill where necessary
  •  Ensures key information is provided by the client in order to complete the job effectively

Person Specifications

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Taxation or professional qualification ACCA/CIMA/ZICA
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a similar role
  • Member of ZICA

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of matters as required
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines with attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively in business English, both written and verbally
  • Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to provide Excellent service to both internal and external customers

Please send your application letter and other credentials as a single PDF to [email protected] and state the email subject as Accounts Assistant.

NOTES

The closing date for receipt of applications is 20 March 2024 at 17:00 hours. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Address the applications to The Director – Human Resources.


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