Account Executive (X1)



Job Purpose

  • The Account Executive will play a critical role and will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to assist in the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, as well as local and international financial reporting standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • General responsibility for the posting, recording and maintenance of all accounting records, including preparation of the monthly Management Reporting Pack
  • Managing a team of subordinates to assist in the accounts department
  • Preparing and handling petty cash requirements for expenses in Lusaka and other provincial distribution outlets
  • Preparing and sending cash reports on a daily basis.
  • Bank Reconciliation of all banks
  • Booking of expense entries in an ERP
  • Timely preparation of staff payroll ensuring deductions for advances, loans , suspense, Imprest etc
  • Filing monthly returns for PAYE, NSSF, VAT and other statutory obligations.
  • Ensure correct statutory deductions from Payroll and timely remittances with Statutory Authorities.
  • Preparation of Sales invoicing, sending daily sales report, preparation and submission of weekly
  • Follow up extensively with debtors and other outstanding’s.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Speak English clearly and confidently i.e. must be articulate
  • Listen actively to fully understand the other person’s view or perspective
  • Tailor feedback to the specific needs and communication styles of others
  • Prepare effective presentations and where required, concisely present/communicate a complete and accurate picture of the current situation or of the company’s products and services
  • Develop and maintain two-way communication with a variety of people at different levels both within and outside the organisation
  • Suggest proposals to address vital concerns and important business issues
  • Build a network of relevant role-players both within and outside the organization.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Full/Finalist of ACCA/CIMA/CA (ZICA)
  • Microsoft Excel Proficiency
  • Experience in Pastel or similar accounting platforms with a sound understanding or working with an ERP
  • 4+ years’ professional working experience
  • Industry experience in food processing, distribution or manufacturing is a plus
  • Must be a member of ZICA

How to apply

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations. Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence.

If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Application deadline
15 Jun
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