National Olympics Committee
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Accountant (Oydc, Lusaka – (X1)

The National Olympics Committee of Zambia acts as a catalyst for collaboration between all parties of the Olympic family, ensuring the regular celebration of the Olympic Games, supporting all affiliated member organisations of the Olympic Movement and strongly encourages, by appropriate means, the promotion of the Olympic values. The Mission of NOCZ is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in Zambia. The NOCZ is the only organization in Zambia which can send athletes to the Olympic Games. NOCZ owns The Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC), which was established to provide sport and community development opportunities for young people and under-served segments of the population from the surrounding communities. It is based on beliefs and experiences that sport and its related facets, when harnessed well in an enabling environment, has the power to bring hope and development. And now both the NOCZ and the OYDC have the following vacancies and invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals

Job Purpose:

  • To Supervise Finance staff and provide technical / professional and administrative support to the Finance Manager on matters related to the operations of the Finance Department.

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager of the Centre the Accountant is responsible for the following:

  • Producing accurate monthly management accounts and reports
  • Preparing annual budgets
  • Preparing monthly budget feedback for all departments
  • Supervising the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring accurate reconciliation of customer and supplier accounts
  • Managing and consolidating cash flows to ensure optimum availability of funds to sustain the Centre’s commitments and operations
  • Preparing the general Staff payroll
  • Ensuring that all statutory payments are made on time
  • Attending to all administrative issues relating to the Finance Department
  • Preparing statutory accounts for audit purpose
  • Cultivating a good rapport with the banks including Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), suppliers and other internal and external stakeholders for the benefit of the organization.
  • Assisting with any other ad-hoc tasks as delegated by the Finance Manager

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Fully qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Registered member of ZICA
  • At least two years work experience in a busy work environment
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft word and power point
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good interpretation and organizational skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Hands on experience on all aspects of accounting
  • Excellent hands on experience in sage Evolution accounting soft ware and Dove payroll
  • Ability to mentor/train subordinate staff

How to Apply

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should send their letters of application and detailed curriculum vitae (including three (3) traceable referees with day time contact numbers, postal and email addresses) as well as certified copies of certificates qualifications to:

Application deadline
28 Jun 17:00
Email applications to copying HR on copying

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