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12 Aug 2022

Accounts Assistant at Absolute Zambia Safaris

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Job Description

Job Purpose – Accounts Assistant

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for banking and capturing financial transactions into the system. Maintain both cash received and cash payments book and update them on a Weekly basis, Perform monthly bank reconciliations at month-end, assist in the preparation of monthly payroll journal and payments to statutory bodies.

Summary of Key Responsibilities.:

  • Assist the Accountant by ensuring that all filing is done accurately and on a weekly basis
  • Provide assistance to the monthly management accounts processes
  • Receive, record and process all purchase invoices
  • Request and manage petty cash
  • Ensure all purchase invoices have been authorised and coded before entering them onto the purchase ledger
  • Assist the Accountant with the preparation of statutory payments
  • Weekly Posting of all sales invoices to the sales ledger and chasing up non-paying customers on a weekly basis
  • Receive and process all expense claim forms and requests for payments
  • Processing transactions, issuing checks, and updating ledgers, budgets, etc
  • Help the Accountant to gather data for the Preparation of financial reports.
  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies

Required Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Analytic Skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain information in a clear and understandable way to non-finance professionals
  • Strong team player, with a willingness to assist and learn from colleagues
  • Ability to work in a changing and flexible organization
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma holder in Accountancy ACCA/CIMA/ZICA Licentiate
  • Must have a minimum of at least 1+ years hands on Accounting
  • Experience in a busy and well-established organization in a similar capacity.
  • Must have basic knowledge of any accounting Package
  • Must be a member of ZICA
  • Must be based in Chipata
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Method of Application

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter to: [email protected] and copy in [email protected]

Please note that this is part time work, you will be required to work once in a week


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