Accountant / Controller job at RENWASOL

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Vacancy title:
Accountant / Controller

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
15 June 2022  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Title: Accountant / Controller
Department: Finance
Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Objective:
He/She is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Duties &Responsibilities:
1. Financial reporting
• Prepare weekly financial summaries of both revenue and expenditure results for the week. These must be analyzed according to respective account titles and reconciled from the necessary trackers.
• Preparation of monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner. Data must be reconciled with respective departmental heads and ESs to avoid conflicting information.
• Verification of all reports posted in quickbooks by accounts assistant before submission to FM & Timely preparation of audit schedules
• Preparation on monthly payroll
• Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions
• Update and maintain the general ledger
• Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system
• Recording of debits and credits
• S Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers
• Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions
• Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements
• Monitor any variances from the projected budget
Statutory obligations
• Accurate and timely computation and preparation of PAYE and NAPSA Schedules
• Submission and payment of NAPSA, PAYE, WHT to respective government authorities.
• 3. Ensure adherence to internal controls
• Tasks
• Critical analysis of CCOs reports for accuracy and completeness. This should be done "with attention to detail" and verification in different trackers.
• Reconciliation of relevant information, i.e bank reconciliations, trackers reconciliations, fuel trackers reconciliations. This is to detect possibility of errors.
• Ensure that all payments made are properly supported by LPOs, Invoices, Vouchers, Minutes, receipts books and are within the approved budget.
• Processing payments: Ensure that all justifiable payments are processed in time to support execution of activities
• Supervision: ensure that the accounts assistant performs the required tasks diligently.
• Spot checks and cash counts. Ensure that spot checks are done for cash, stock and fuel. This should be done atleast twice a month.
• Filing: Ensure that all financial records are properly filed in their respective files.
• Qualifications &
• Experience:
• Degree in from a recognized Accounting Institution or equivalent is desirable
• Part or full professional qualification (CPA, ACCA)
• Previous experience in a business environment and sales.

Knowledge, Skills
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
• Knowledge of economic principles
• Knowledge of Ms Office applications
• Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
• Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
• knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications

Key competencies
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Planning and organizing
• Strategic thinking
• Strong communication skills
• Information and task monitoring
• Problem identification and analysis
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Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Only Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply. Applications can be sent to the following email address - [email protected] Closing date for applications is 15 June 2022