Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: TBD

Website RHODES PARK SCHOOLS LTD

Education For The Real World

JOB PURPOSE:

To perform a full range of accounting and finance duties, including organising financial data inputs and ledger postings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with the Chief Accountant to ensure effective receivable and payable management.
  • Deal with customers on financial related queries.
  • Provide designated account reports as determined on regular basis.
  • Work on general ledger and assist in month-end and year-end close processes
  • Provide guidance and participate in systems reviews and controls to safeguard company financial resources and ensure prudent use of finances.
  • Preparation of Preliminary Audit Files as supervised by the Chief Accountant.
  • Posting and Updating Fixed Assets Register, and Initiate the physical verification of assets.
  • Ensure that all accounting records timely updated, transactions processed and posted in Pastel.
  • Undertake Bank reconciliation for specific company accounts as instructed from time to time.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:

Preferred Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with Credits or Better in English and Mathematics.
  • Qualified Accountant with at least a Bachelor of Accountancy from a recognized university, ZICA, CIMA or ACCA.
  • Must be a registered member of ZICA.

Knowledge / Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce final accounts will be an added advantage
  • Experienced and proficient in the use of Pastel Accounting Software or equivalent Accounting Packages.
  • Preparation of monthly statutory returns and hands-on experience in the usage of ZRA ASYCUDA Tax Online System.

Special Skills/Competencies

  • High ethical standards – integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality, professional behavior and compassionate
  • Must be detail and action oriented.
  • Dynamism and flexibility.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Good administrative and Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work across the organization in all business segments.

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