Your Regional Recruitment Specialists - Now Recruiting throughout Sub Saharan Africa!

Finance Director – Lusaka - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15675
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Finance/ Micro Finance
Job Role Finance Director – Lusaka
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian or Resident
Degree Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client, a startup Microfinance organization, is looking for a Finance Director to join their team

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Resolution of recon items with banks & mobile money
Resolution of unidentified receipts
Preparation of payroll
Ensure timely & accurate pmt of all local taxes
Ensure all licenses are in place and renewed on time
Get quotes in line with procurement policy
Create LPOs in procurement system
Approval of LPOs in line with policy
Issue of GRNs /Bills to confirm service has been delivered
Second approval of payment
Preparation of weekly monthly schedules
Accountability of all petty cash
Upload of all receipts to system
Preparation of Branch Disbursement templates
Provide support and all data requested by Auditors
Manage on the ground logistics
Support Group Treasury to provide info to funders
Scout for local funders and work with Grp Treasury to progress funding applications
Work with Treasury to find local FX risk management solution
Work with Group HR to: Issue & manage all staff contracts Manage medical and other insurances
Work with Grp Company Secretary to ensure Annual Returns are filed Company Registry is up to date
Ensure completeness of assets register
Manage procurement, tagging and transfer of fixed assets
Manage insurance of fixed assets
Manage banking relationships for forex approvals etc
Second compliance review
Creation of disbursement
First Approver in bank / mobile money
Daily & monthly disbursement reports
Payment of refunds
Posting of all receipts
Repayment reconciliation preparation
Production of Collection Analysis reports
PAR monthly movement
Vintage analysis
Due for Write offs
Development of IFRS 9 model and quarterly revision of parameters
Passing of mthly IFRS9 provn journals down to product and branch level
Daily preparation of bank recon for all bank & mobile money accounts
Resolution of recon items from internal posting issues
Review and disbursement of salaries
Payment of taxes and update in system
Payment of licenses
Create expense journals
Initiate payment of suppliers in line with Grp Policy (on 15th of mth)
First approval of payment

Key Skills
Strong aptitude for math.
Good communication skills.
Computer literacy.
Strong analytical skills.

  • Job Role: Finance Director – Lusaka
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
Proficiency in accounting software.
Minimum 5 years Financial management experience.
Broad knowledge of accounting principles.

Additional Requirements


Similar Jobs