Accountant – Universal Access and Service Fund job at Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority

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Vacancy title:
Accountant – Universal Access and Service Fund

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority

Deadline of this Job:
29 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

ZICTA is looking to employ one (1) Accountant to work under the Universal Access Service Fund who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the financial transactions of the Fund through the provision of administrative support to ensure efficient and excellent management of Fund revenue and records
Job Functions: Accounting
Industries: ICT - Information & Communications Technology

Qualifications and Experience

• 5 years’ experience
• Full grade 12 school certificate
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting / Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) / Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
•Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office tools
•Must be a Member of relevant body.

Key Responsibilities

•Acts as chief adviser to the Finance Manager and Operations- Universal Access and Service Fund, on all matters pertaining to the revenue, finance and accounting in the Authority;
•Participates and plays a critical role in the preparation of annual revenue budget in collaboration with other departments for consolidation into an overall revenue and expenditure budget;
•Coordinates with the income generating units for purposes of ensuring correct recording of income realized through receipting and timely invoicing;
•Posts invoice batches raised to the general ledger on a daily basis;
•Checks receipts made and allocates these receipts to invoices before posting to the general ledger;
•Maintains a reconciled Debtors Sub-ledger with the main receivable general ledger accounts at all times for timely production of client account statements;
•Determine monthly revenue forecast and perform monthly revenue analysis and calculation;
•Undertakes spot checks to ensure that revenue collected has been banked, accountable documents have been filed accordingly and revenue entries have been posted correctly;
•Maintains the client database in liaison with the income generating units;
•Maintains and regularly updates the list of fees and fee structure for pricing in the accounting system as maybe guided by the income generating units and/or the law;
•Records the revenue collected as per UASF finance procedures;
•Ensures that the Fund has adequate revenue base and effective collection systems;
•Ensures that all revenue printed receipt and other accountable documents are properly stored ensuring that all such documents are used sequentially and follows up on any missing documents;
•Ensures that there is sufficient stock of printed invoice paper, receipts and other necessary documents available at all times for easy operation of the Fund;
•Assists in financial audits and implements Audit recommendations accordingly;
•Ensures that all queries and complaints are thoroughly investigated and responded to immediately and that all defaulters on payments are brought to the attention of the supervisor for action to be taken for recovery of debts (debt collection);
•Undertakes such other duties and tasks as may be assigned within the scope of the position.

Core Competencies
•Technically strong and analytical
• Strong interpersonal and management skills
•Understanding of accounting processes within the Authority
•Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and to achieve goals through teamwork

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
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