Accountant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Website Company Name: ALTUS FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Title: Accountant
Department: Finance
Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Objective:
He/She is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
Duties &Responsibilities:
1. Financial reporting
Tasks
Preparation of monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner.
Verification of all reports posted in the accounting system by the accounts assistant before submission to FM
Preparation of monthly payroll
Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions.
Update and maintain the general ledger.
Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system
Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers.
Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions.
Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements.
Maintenance and update of the fixed asset register
Preparation of Loan book reconciliation
Ensuring that bank reconciliations are prepared on time by the assistant accountant.
2. Statutory obligations
Tasks
Accurate and timely computation and preparation of PAYE, NHIMA and NAPSA Schedules
Submission and payment of NAPSA , PAYE and NHIMA to respective government authorities.
Ensure that annual statutory permits and licenses are paid on time.
3. Ensure adherence to internal controls
Tasks
Ensure that all payments made are properly supported by Invoices, Vouchers, Minutes, receipts books and are within the approved budget.
Processing payments: Ensure that all payments are justifiable and are processed in time to support execution of activities
Supervision: ensure that the accounts assistant performs the required tasks diligently.
Filing: Ensure that all financial records are properly filed in their respective files.
Qualifications & Experience:
Degree in from a recognized Accounting Institution or equivalent is desirable
Part or full professional qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ZICA)
Knowledge, Skills
knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
knowledge of MS Office applications
knowledge of auditing practices and principle
knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications
Key competencies:
Class B driving license
attention to detail and accuracy
planning and organizing
strategic thinking
strong communication skills
information and task monitoring
problem identification and analysis
judgment and problem-solving
supervisory skills
teamwork
stress tolerance
Only Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply. Applications can be sent to the following email address – [email protected]m
Closing date for applications is 20th February 2023.

Similar Jobs

The largest community on the web to find and list jobs that aren't restricted by commutes or a specific location.