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Accountant/Finance Manager - Lusaka - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12493
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type FMCG/Retail
Job Role Accountant/Finance Manager - Lusaka
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for an Accountant/Finance Manager to join their team in Lusaka.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Regular processing and reconciliation of Creditors and Debtors
Ensuring adequate processed and controls are developed and maintained to meet the companies finance
General Ledger Reconciliation
Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts and Flash Report
Maintaining and reporting on Management Information Metrics especially regarding Sales Figures/Results/Quotations and Analysis
Coordinate and liaise with relevant personal regarding all finance activities related to purchases and inbound logistics
Coordinate and liaise with relevant personal regarding all finance activities related to sales and outbound logistics
Maintaining and controlling the cashbook receipts and payments
Maintaining and controlling the company general ledger
Ensuring that all finance related information is reported accurately and in timely fashion to all required parties
Ensuring that all taxes, levies, and fees are paid over to the relevant authorities in time and accurate and reliable records are maintained of this
Controlling and implementing effective reporting structures for management and supplier principles
Submission of all reconciliations for all payments on time
Maintaining of proper filing records
Responsible for ensuring all financial transactions are recorded daily in the relevant accounts
Preparing and managing all company payroll and related activities
Serving as the liaison for the company on all finance related queries and activities including but not restricted to the Zambian Revenue Authority and other such authorities
Growing the business and setting and managing annual budgets
Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
Involvement in the management and leadership of the company's Zambia team.
Preparation of financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends
Any other requirements that the Group Finance Director or Managing Director require

Key Skills
Corporate Finance
Reporting Skills
Attention to Detail
Time Management
Data Entry Management
Negotiation Skills
Management and Leadership Skills
Problem solving Skills
Advanced MS-Office Skills (particularly in Excel)

  • Job Role: Accountant/Finance Manager - Lusaka
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Bachelor or higher degree in finance or accounting (or equivalent professional qualification e.g. ACCA/CIMA/ZICA)
Professional accreditation to ZICA is a must
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a fast-paced environment (preferably in an FMCG industry)
Knowledge of IFRS and local tax requirements

Additional Requirements

Finance Management

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