Accountant

Website TalentHouseZM Talent House

About Our Client

Richmond Farms Limited is an agricultural business with operations tracing their origins to Zambia. The company has strategic partnerships and farms producing a range of products forming a significant part of the daily nutritional requirements. The company has put in place a food integration system aimed at producing and delivering high quality and nutritious food products.

About the role:

Our client is looking for a capable and experienced company accountant to maintain accurate financial records and support the Company on all accounting processes.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of internationally accepted accounting principles, use of accounting software, preparation of financial statements and ad-hoc reports, and knowledge of compliance requirements in Zambia.

She or he shall be able to work autonomously, shall take initiatives and be a good communicator.

This role offers an opportunity for an ambitious, self-driven individual to develop their all-around professional experience by working in a wide-ranging and challenging role in a fast-expanding company.

Key Responsibilities

Accounting & Financial Analysis:

  • Manage transaction posting in accounting system
  • Maintain accurate ledgers & sub-ledgers for subsidiaries
  • Process billing and manage receivables
  • Conduct monthly ledger close procedures
  • Handle payroll management
  • Perform cash reconciliations and petty cash management
  • Execute bank transfers and manage purchase requests
  • Oversee expense management and assist in budget planning
  • Prepare annual financial statements and handle statutory audits
  • Generate management reports and analyze data

Tax & Compliance:

  • Ensure timely and accurate tax filing and annual return preparation
  • Facilitate communication with tax administrations
  • Stay updated with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure compliance with local jurisdiction regulations
  • Collect financial and power generation data for regulatory reports
  • Assist in general administrative tasks

Requirements

  • Five-plus years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or similar (Full Grade 12 Certificate, ACCA level 2, ZICA Licentiate, CIMA level 2)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), QuickBooks, Odoo and other relevant accounting software

Compensation:

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

If you are interested and meet the criteria outlined above, please email your cover letter and CV to¬† [email protected] by the 24th of May 2024.

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