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Job Vacancy

Title : Assistant Accountant - Payables

Business Line:Finance

Location: Head Office

Reports To: Finance Manager

Level Grade: PI C

Purpose of the Role


  • To effectively prepare bank and cash book reconciliations by the agreed specified time. To spearhead the operation of the payables unit and ensure payments are done in a timely and accurate manner.


Key Objectives


  • Bank reconciliations and resolving any outstanding queries .
  • Preparation of claims, agents’ commission, administration and reinsurance payments.
  • Handling petty cash, receipting and issuing payments.
  • Monthly updates and reconciliation of expense accounts and reporting on variances against budget.
  • Verify, allocate and posting of payments in the GL.
  • Preparation of NAPSA , ZRA and PIA returns and ensuring compliance.
  • Assist in preparation of management.
  • Other Finance related functions assigned by supervisor .


Qualifications and Experience


  • Grade 12 Certificate with Merits
  • Degree in Accounting or Final level in ACCA/CIMA/CA
  • 2-3 years audit or finance experience
  • Experience in Insurance accounting added advantage


Personal Attributes


  • Sense of urgency
  • Team player
  • Concern for order and quality
  • Resilient and ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail


Skills required undertaking the role


  • Communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Accounting Skills
  • Time Management
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Computer literate
  • Proficient in Excel and word processing
  • Knowledge of any accounting package an added advantage
  • Knowledge in insurance practices

We are always looking for bright, qualified and talented individuals who can make an impact. If you think you have what it takes, send your CV to hr@picz.co.zm or a physical copy to the below address.

Head Human Resources And Administration
Finsbury Park
Kabwe roundabout
P.O. Box 34264
Lusaka, Zambia.