Finance and Administration Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website thukiswa Thukiswa

Financial services

Synopsis

According to the COMESA Review of the Informal Economy in Selected Countries (2022), most estimates agree that the informal sector in Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 85 – 95% of the total labour force. “The OECD and ILO estimate that Zambia’s informal economy employs 87.5% of the country’s total workforce and a staggering 91% of women.” (COMESA report page 21)

About Us

We are building game-changing experience-based financial tools that increase access to credit for operators in the above economy. It is for this reason that we are looking for pioneers, dreamers, artists, designers, thinkers, problem solvers, change drivers, action-oriented, agile-movers with a careful sense of urgency. People that have a deep desire to build something from the ground up. People that will point out that the emperor’s clothes have leaked his password.

Job description

Core purpose

  • Ensuring smooth operations of the office
  • Supporting sales staff

Key outcomes include

  • Ensuring the office is tidy and pleasant to spark a welcoming atmosphere
  • Effectively selling all company products to walk-in clients
  • Professionally attending to all telephone, email, and social media enquiries
  • Posting expenses in the accounting system on a daily basis
  • Producing daily collections reports every close of business
  • Sharing loan reports every morning to empower the sales team with the current status
  • Maintaining solid relationships with external service providers
  • Making all statutory payments including NAPSA, ZRA on time
  • Keeping the Daily Activity Tracker (DAT) and Cash Movement Tracker (CMT) updated all the time
  • Other tasks will be assigned as per business needs and the evolution process

What you will need to get the job done

  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in business administration, banking and finance, or any other relevant qualification
  • Basic Microsoft Suite (word, excel, power point) skills
  • 1 – 3 years experience in a similar role

What will make us enjoy working with you

  • Heart and hustle
  • You wake up with your engine running
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills
  • An aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving
  • Enjoy working in startup environment
  • Comfortable working in a distributed team
  • Hunger for success

Application process

  • Take the 61-minute aptitude test. The test is LINK IS HERE.
  • Score at least 51% to get shortlisted for an interview
  • If you are shortlisted, the interview will be conducted on video call via Google Meet. Wear your best attitude and show us how working with you will overhaul access to credit in the informal economy
  • We will only conduct one interview and give feedback via email within two weeks after the interview.

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