Finance Officer

Lusaka, Zambia, Contract Closes: August 12, 2022

Location: Lusaka
Contract Duration: 1 year
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Job Grade: TBA
Reporting To: Managing Director
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
CA Diploma/CA level 2 /ACCA/CIMA or Equivalent
Minimum 3 years Accounting experience
Member of ZICA
Computer literacy
Knowledge of Sage Pastel Evolution
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Computer literate
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite
Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team
Self-starter with proactive work ethic
Receive, record, and submit payment request for authorization
Perform basic checks to ensure that each payment requisition complies to the internal policy and guidelines.
Liaise with other departments regarding payment requisitions that are outstanding.
Ensure that all payables and receivables payments requests are fully reconciled before payment and monthly.
Ensure a proper and accurate filing system is constantly maintained for all payment requisitions, journals, and other reference documents
Ensure that payment cut-off times are adhered to in the processing of payments
Capture petty cash payments into the accounting system
Ensure that Statutory and third-party payments are done by deadline time and that they are fully processed.
Print out or export bank statements and create a cashbook batch on Pastel reflecting the correct payment references per bank account/project.
Prepare the Bank Reconciliation monthly and ensure that it is signed off by the authorized persons.
Process system supplier invoices when required
Ensure intercompany and inter branch transactions are entered timely and accurately onto sage pastel
Ensure that relevant provisions and accruals are entered and submitted to line manager; including statutory accruals
Perform liquidations of accounts Receivables in timely manner
Prepare monthly reconciliations of payables & receivables accounts
Record and track every financial administrative process for audit purposes.
Perform other duties as required from time to time.
To apply for this job, send your updated CV with at least 3 references and a cover letter to [email protected]
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