School Accountant

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy Ltd-BEMCONSULT has been given the mandate by Mukuba Hotel to assist in the identification and recruitment of a highly qualified professional.

Job Purpose

  • The Accountant will manage the functions and operations of the accounts department, to provide sound financial advice on the financial objectives of the school.
  • Manage the preparation of quarterly and year-end financial reports and budgets.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Preparing the budget in accordance and coordination with the various departments.
  • Budget reporting to the senior officials or concerned authorities.
  • Preparing financial statements of the business at the end of each financial cycle or the intervals decided by the authorities of the organization.
  • Assisting line managers in establishing a culture of high performance, professionalism and continuous improvement that encourages individuals and teams to identify opportunities and solutions to improve service delivery
  • Contributing to providing effective leadership to foster initiative, promote and build effective teams, achieve outcomes and meet deadline
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
  • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules
  • Supervising accounting staff
  • Make sure that the business complies with the regular and periodic tax payments, reporting information and fulfilling any other requirements of ZRA
  • Represent the business in front of the tax authorities and negotiate over the matters concerning tax payments.
  • Maintaining the ledger of the firm.
  • Managing Account payables and receivables

Skills and Attributes

Honesty

  • Commercial awareness, Business Acumen, strength in understanding and application of modelling techniques and methods and able to use advanced excel worksheets; projects analysis.
  • Computer literate (including Microsoft office).
  • Articulate and effective communication skills (orally and in writing).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an intense deadline driven environment.
  • Presentation skills
  • Effective negotiation skills and strength in sustaining independent views

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Full or Finalist ACCA/CIMA/CA Zambia
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in busy organisation
  • Ability to take initiative and work in teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and pay attention to detail
  • Must have knowledge of Local & International accounting standards, GAAP
  • Must have hands on experience with most accounting and payroll software
  • Must be a member 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 to:

Application deadline
14 Oct
Apply online
https://bemconsult.com/index.php?view=job_d&jobId=362
Email applications to
jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com
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A consulting firm that is focused on offering the best human resource solutions to the business community. Services offered include recruitment and selection, training and development, organisational transformation, as well as research and strategic information. With a team of qualified and experienced professionals, Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy - BEMCONSULT is able to offer a superior service.

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