12 Assistant Finance Officers Job at Southern Provincial Health Office – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
12 Assistant Finance Officers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Southern Provincial Health Office

Deadline of this Job:
30 August 2021  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job title: 12 Assistant Finance Officers

Southern Provincial Health Office
The Southern Provincial Health Office under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project through a Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is seeking for eligible, self-motivated and qualified applicants
Location: Kazungula, Zimba, Kalomo, Choma, Sinazongwe, Namwala, Pemba, Gwembe, Monze, Mazabuka, Chikankata and Slavonga

Job Purpose:
Responsible for taking charge of the financial health of the Institution by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements and should be familiar with audits, invoices and budget preparations. Should also demonstrate interest in managing accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Reports to: The Accountant

• Responsible for the day-to-day management of all financial transactions and procedures
• Keep accurate records for all daily transactions in the cashbooks
• Update internal systems with financial data
• Responsible for the timely retirement of all advances issued to the district
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and returns
• Monthly bank reconciliations
• Participate in financial audits both internal and external
• Update the assets register
• Prepare the monthly district budgets
• Manage and track imprest/advances issued to staff
• Review and implement financial policies
• Have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time sensitive tasks
• Point of contact between the bank and the Institution

Qualifications :
• Full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with five (5) O’ Levels
• Diploma in accounts, Part 2 ZICA, ACCA or CIMA
• Must be an active member of ZICA
• Knowledge in Pastel Accounting will be an added advantage
• Proven work experience in a similar role in managing USG funds for two (2) years
• Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
• Advanced MS Excel, Word and Power Point skills
• Knowledge of GRZ and USG financial regulations
• Excellent analytical and numerical skills
• Team builder and able to work with minimum supervision
• Sharp time management skills
• Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
• Experience in handling/managing USG Funds is an added advantage
• Aged below 45yrs

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Associate Degree


Job application procedure
Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and attributes and willing to work under Southern Provincial Health Office are required to submit their applications with the following documents, Curriculum Vitae with three (3) traceable referees, academic and professional qualifications, Full Registration with relevant professional bodies and Latest Practicing Licenses where applicable to the address below by Monday, 30 August, 2021 at 16: 00 hours.
An attractive package will be offered to successful applicants who will be appointed on contract terms for an initial period of one (01) year subject to renewal depending on satisfactory performance
Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication and must clearly indicate the position applied for.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
The Provincial Health Director
Provincial Health Office
PO BOX 630026

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