Management Accountant


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The Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation [ZAFFICO] is a company listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE) whose main business focus is to establish and manage industrial exotic forest plantations and supply quality wood products for local and export markets

In pursuance of its mission and strategic goals, the Corporation is now inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the under-listed positions

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT (4 YEAR CONTRACT OF SERVICE)
REPORTING TO DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
JOB PURPOSE
 

To prepare timely and accurate Managreat reports in order to provide information to aid decision making and ensure that all Management reporting requirements are met. The Management Accountant is also responsible for the preparation of budgets and implementing budget control systems, capital expenditure monitoring, fixed asset, and inventory management

MAIN DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB HOLDER

The Management Accountant is responsible for:

  • All matters relating to cost, valuations, and internal financial reporting of the Corporation
  • Management of fixed assets accounting of all Corporation assets
  • Staff payroll management in accordance with the set procedure and in compliance with statutory bodies such as ZRA and NAPSA
  • Inventory management
  • Preparation of Management Accounts, financial analysis, and forecasting reports for decision making purposes
  • The coordination of preparation and consolidation of the Corporate Budget as well as ensuring adherence to budgetary control
  • Supervising subordinate staff for the purpose of providing required guidance, leadership, and support to ensure attainment of departmental objectives
  • Facilitating resolution of audit queries in the areas of responsibility
  • The implementation of internal management accounting systems. procedures and relevant internal controls to safeguard against fraud and inefficiency; and
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the superior from time to time
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND ATTRIBUTES
  • Grade 12 Schoel Certificate;
  • Full CIMA/ACCA/ZICA qualification or equivalent
  • Five (5) years post qualification relevant experience from a reputable organization;
  • Knowledge of the application of International Finacial Reporting Standards ( IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS)
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills, financial modelling is an advantage
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of financial software applications and databases such as i.e Sage Evolution and Sage People
  • Self-motivated, deadline-driven, and attention to detail
  • Good management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Associate member of ZICA

Interested candidates may submit their applications letters, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and Curriculum Vitae indicating contact telephone or mobile number, names and contact addresses of three traceable referees, and copies of other credentials to the postal or email addresses below:

Director of Human Resource

ZAFFICO PLC

DOLA Hill

P.O. Box 71566

Ndola

Email:   [email protected]

Closing Date:

Closing date for receiving applications is Close of Business on Tuesday,  20th April 2021. 

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