JOB OPPORTUNITIES

10 11 2017

JOB OPPORTUNITY- ACCOUNTANT-MANAGEMENT

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) a body corporate and responsible for regulation of public procurement in Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment into ZPPA’s establishment for the following position:

 

A.           JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTANT-MANAGEMENT, ZPPA 04

1.0          PURPOSE

To perform assigned tasks aimed at supporting the Director – Finance with budgeting, planning, controlling, monitoring and managing the accounting functions effectively and accurately, by ensuring preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual management and financial reports for management decision making in order to attain the institution’s goals.

 

2.0          STATEMENT OF MAIN DUTIES

2.1 Ensure safe custody of information related to financial/accounting matters;

2.2 Preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual income and expenditure reports, management accounts and disclosure of provisional accounts for subsequent use by Management decision making;

2.3Ensures that statutory payments are remitted on time to avoid penalties and maintenance of the creditors’ schedule of accounts;

2.4Oversee the maintenance of the creditors and debtors ledgers to ensure that invoices and payments are correctly recorded in the accounting system;

2.5Supervises the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations and financial balance position on the bank accounts;

2.6Preparation and submission of monthly returns to the Ministry of Finance

2.7Coordinate the timely preparation of the institutional budget and facilitate mobilization, disbursement and allocation of resources;

2.8Participate in the audit process by providing responses and supporting schedules for audit queries in order to satisfy audit requirements;

2.9Supervise the preparation of payment vouchers and cheques, examines supporting documents and validity of signatures. Monitor the posting of all payment invoices in the ledger;

2.10Supervises the maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register in order to ensure that it is up to date; and

2.11Supervises and builds subordinates capacity to ensure efficiency in the section.

 

3.0          QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Education: Full Grade 12 Certificate with at least five (5) credits or better.
  2. Vocational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy with ACCA/CIMA/ZICA.
  3. Relevant Pre-Job Experience: Three (3) years’ experience in preparing budgets, management accounts, transactional and financial accounting.

 

4. 0       OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  1. Good computation, arithmetic, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills
  2. Good writing and oral communication skills
  3. Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) with current practicing certificate; and
  4. Conversant with accounting packages

5.0          TENURE

The position of the Accountant-Management is on permanent and pensionable basis.

APPLICATION PROCESS

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence and should comprise a curriculum vitae and certified copies of Grade Twelve (12) certificate, Bachelor’s degree/certificate and any other relevant  certificates including transcript of degrees/certificates, National Registration Card,  and current ZICA practicing license. Applications to be addressed to:

 

The Director General

Zambia Public Procurement Authority

Stand 11790 Sub J

Off Alick Nkhata Road

Procurement House

P. O. Box 31009

LUSAKA

 

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for receipt of applications will be Friday, 6th July, 2018 at 17:00 hours. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.