Accountant - Zambia

Accountant - Zambia Job in Zambia
Igb Group , Zambia

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Experience
5 Years
Salary
0 - 0 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Any
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 11, 2007
Last Date
Nov 29, 2007
Location(s)

Job Description






Job Title: Financial Accountant, ZAMBIA Department: Account & Finance
Section: Financial Accounting & Reporting


Qualifications: Degree holder in Accounting and Finance and an ACCA/CIMA qualified Experience: Two year post qualification experience.

Special Training Requirements: Fully familiar with computerized accounting
Reporting to: Group Financial Controller
Reported by: None

Position Objective:
Continuous attention to detail and accuracy.
Development of new processes/efficiencies.
Anticipation of problem and an ability to solve in a pragmatic manner.
Positive relationship development with staff and business managers.
A positive person and a team player.


Critical Responsibilities:
Financial Accounting from bookkeeping to Income Statement, Balance Sheet level. Preparation and reporting of monthly financial statement and other management reports.
Capable of working alone, self starter, and ability to provide admin support to the business. Good communication skills. To deal with Banks, External Auditors, Lawyers and Vendors.
Administers and maintains Accounting Systems and data bases.
Timely monthly financial reporting and other assignments from time to time.
Prepares tax returns and Financial Statements for internal and external users.
Prepare and file statutory returns as required by law.
Special job requirements, if any:

External Reporting
Prepares the financial statement including profit-and-loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements on a monthly basis. Improves the efficiency and effectiveness of the reporting process.
Assist external auditors in their annual audit process.
Prepare and file tax returns (VAT, Income Tax, property tax, etc.). Initiate tax payments and legal compliance at all times.

Periodic reporting
Ensure completeness and accuracy of monthly financial data submitted to London office for management reporting and financial variance analysis.
Establish annual budget for the business, set targets, be business savvy and result oriented.
Review strength and weaknesses of the business and financial operations.
Analyze P&L variances and prepare financial commentary explaining them.
Provide support at all levels; be familiar with economic outlook and business plan.

Account reconciliation
Fulfill monthly reconciliation process with bank transaction, sales, stock, purchases etc.
Identify and resolve reconciliation variances.
Report qualifying risk items to management attention.

Managing internal controls
Frequent review of accounting transactions to ensure compliance with accounting policies (RAP/GAAP)
Physical stock taking, reconciliation with subsidiary ledgers.
Propose improvement in processes and procedures.


Proficiency in:
Processing of Purchase & Expenses invoices, Processing Payment, Reconciliation of Supplier Statement, Raising of sales invoices and debit note, Banking, Credit control activities, Reconciliation of bank statement, Reconciliation of Stock control account, Reconciliation of vat control account, Reconciliation of payroll account, Reconciliation of debtors control account, Clear long outstanding receipts/payments and resolve all disputed bills & invoice raised, Updating of fixed asset register and calculation of depreciation. Ensure all the income & expenses have been posted in the correct accounts & period. Ensure there is no duplication. Make monthly provision for audit, accountancy, legal, other expenses and adjust prepaid rent, rates, insurance. Calculate and post accrued expenses, analyze prepayments, review sales and other related incomes.


Abilities
(Personal Attributes) Interpersonal/
Behaviour Skills Core Competencies
(Business Skills)
Excellent ability to identify his/her own work, priorities assignments and adjust them as required. Ability to develop clear goals; capacity to allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; ability to foresee risks and report the same. Demonstrate interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
Positive relationship development with staff and business managers. Happy and capable of working alone within a team and good fit with existing team. An Influencer, someone who inspires confidence. Thrives on initiative and not afraid to use it
Ability to take ownership of accounting responsibilities as well as to honor commitments and obligation; operate in strict compliance with organization regulations and rules; ability to take personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit;

Job Specification





Job Title: Financial Accountant, ZAMBIA Department: Account & Finance
Section: Financial Accounting & Reporting


Qualifications: Degree holder in Accounting and Finance and an ACCA/CIMA qualified Experience: Two year post qualification experience.

Special Training Requirements: Fully familiar with computerized accounting
Reporting to: Group Financial Controller
Reported by: None

Position Objective:
Continuous attention to detail and accuracy.
Development of new processes/efficiencies.
Anticipation of problem and an ability to solve in a pragmatic manner.
Positive relationship development with staff and business managers.
A positive person and a team player.


Critical Responsibilities:
Financial Accounting from bookkeeping to Income Statement, Balance Sheet level. Preparation and reporting of monthly financial statement and other management reports.
Capable of working alone, self starter, and ability to provide admin support to the business. Good communication skills. To deal with Banks, External Auditors, Lawyers and Vendors.
Administers and maintains Accounting Systems and data bases.
Timely monthly financial reporting and other assignments from time to time.
Prepares tax returns and Financial Statements for internal and external users.
Prepare and file statutory returns as required by law.
Special job requirements, if any:

External Reporting
Prepares the financial statement including profit-and-loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements on a monthly basis. Improves the efficiency and effectiveness of the reporting process.
Assist external auditors in their annual audit process.
Prepare and file tax returns (VAT, Income Tax, property tax, etc.). Initiate tax payments and legal compliance at all times.

Periodic reporting
Ensure completeness and accuracy of monthly financial data submitted to London office for management reporting and financial variance analysis.
Establish annual budget for the business, set targets, be business savvy and result oriented.
Review strength and weaknesses of the business and financial operations.
Analyze P&L variances and prepare financial commentary explaining them.
Provide support at all levels; be familiar with economic outlook and business plan.

Account reconciliation
Fulfill monthly reconciliation process with bank transaction, sales, stock, purchases etc.
Identify and resolve reconciliation variances.
Report qualifying risk items to management attention.

Managing internal controls
Frequent review of accounting transactions to ensure compliance with accounting policies (RAP/GAAP)
Physical stock taking, reconciliation with subsidiary ledgers.
Propose improvement in processes and procedures.


Proficiency in:
Processing of Purchase & Expenses invoices, Processing Payment, Reconciliation of Supplier Statement, Raising of sales invoices and debit note, Banking, Credit control activities, Reconciliation of bank statement, Reconciliation of Stock control account, Reconciliation of vat control account, Reconciliation of payroll account, Reconciliation of debtors control account, Clear long outstanding receipts/payments and resolve all disputed bills & invoice raised, Updating of fixed asset register and calculation of depreciation. Ensure all the income & expenses have been posted in the correct accounts & period. Ensure there is no duplication. Make monthly provision for audit, accountancy, legal, other expenses and adjust prepaid rent, rates, insurance. Calculate and post accrued expenses, analyze prepayments, review sales and other related incomes.


Abilities
(Personal Attributes) Interpersonal/
Behaviour Skills Core Competencies
(Business Skills)
Excellent ability to identify his/her own work, priorities assignments and adjust them as required. Ability to develop clear goals; capacity to allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; ability to foresee risks and report the same. Demonstrate interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
Positive relationship development with staff and business managers. Happy and capable of working alone within a team and good fit with existing team. An Influencer, someone who inspires confidence. Thrives on initiative and not afraid to use it
Ability to take ownership of accounting responsibilities as well as to honor commitments and obligation; operate in strict compliance with organization regulations and rules; ability to take personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit;

Igb Group

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