Financial Accountant

Job Information

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    Category
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    Shift Morning
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    Posted On Apr 28 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience : 3 years

Job Description

Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Head Office

Reports To: Finance Manager

Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for ensuring timely capture, accuracy, completeness and quality of all Financial Transactions in the General Ledger for Financial Reporting purposes.

Key Objectives:

  • Maintain accurate general ledger accounts for the production of financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and ensure all outstanding unreconciled items are addressed.
  • Assist in cash flow forecasting and overall treasury management.
  • Ensure that Fixed Asset are properly accounted for in accordance with acceptable standards.
  • Ensure investments are properly accounted for and accurate monthly reports produced on time .
  • Assist in ensuring that the corporation’s tax and other compliance returns are submitted on time to the relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Participate in IFRS implementation projects and ensure financial policies and procedures are followed.
  • Attend to internal and external audit queries.

Person Specification:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, CA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience preferably in a busy audit or finance department .
  • Experience in Insurance accounting added advantage.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Zambian tax laws

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to develop strong relationships and work in teams.
  • Highly innovative and able to quickly embrace technological changes.
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure

Applications and supporting documentation including a CV that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements, and at least three traceable references must be submitted by close of business, 4th May 2019

Address applications to:

The Executive Head-Human Resources , Professional Insurance Corporation Zambia, Plot 194 Great North Road, Finsbury Park-Kabwe Roundabout, Lusaka, Zambia

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