Out-Resource Business Support

Semi-Senior Accounts Associate

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Job Description

OutResource Business Support Ltd is a well-established and reputable Management and Advisory firm with a strong commitment to excellence and individual progression. We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Semi-Senior Accounts Associate to join our finance team. If you are looking to advance your career in accounting and work with a dynamic and supportive team, we would love to hear from you.
As a Semi-Senior Accounts Associate, you will play a vital role in supporting the finance division of the organization. You will be responsible for a range of accounting tasks, ensuring accurate and timely financial records and assisting with financial analysis and reporting. This position requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as lead the team of Associates and Junior Associates. This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth and development.

Financial Recordkeeping: Maintain and update financial records, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger entries, and expense reports. Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data.
Accounts Reconciliation: Perform regular bank reconciliations and reconcile accounts payable and receivable statements. Investigate and resolve discrepancies or variances in a timely manner.
Financial Reporting: Preparation of financial statements, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
Compile and analyze financial data to support client’s decision-making.
Tax Compliance: Assist with tax-related activities, such as ensuring compliance with tax regulations, and maintaining accurate tax records.
Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement. Prepare financial reports and presentations for management, highlighting key findings and recommendations.
Process Improvement: Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting procedures. Streamline workflows and automate repetitive tasks where possible.
Compliance and Regulations: Stay up to date with relevant accounting standards, laws, and regulations. Ensure compliance with internal policies and external reporting requirements.
Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments, such as Tax, HR and BTS, to ensure accurate financial data and facilitate smooth business processes.
Training and Mentoring: Provide guidance and support to junior team members. Share accounting knowledge and best practices to foster professional development.

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial reporting.
Previous experience in accounting or finance, preferably in a similar role.
Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.
Familiarity with tax regulations and compliance would be an added benefit.

How to Apply:
If you are ready to take the next step in your accounting career and join a dynamic team, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to [email protected].
Please include “Semi-Senior Accounts Associate Application” in the subject line.
ORBS is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
We thank all applicants for their interest in ORBS, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Summary

Lusaka, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Out-Resource Business Support

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