Zambia Centre for Communication Programs
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Finance Officer x2

The Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes (ZCCP) is looking for qualified finance officers to work in the Finance & Administration office of its Head Office based in Lusaka.

Job Purpose:

To support the Finance office of The Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes in securing smooth and professional operations of a busy centralised Accounts Office at its Head Office in Lusaka. The Finance and administration office supports programmes across districts of Zambia where ZCCP programmes are implemented. This is a temporal position and will be phased out once the recruitment of contractual Finance Officers is completed within two months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Accounting Documentation: Source and supporting documentation including systematic record keeping.

Processing of Payments:

  • Processing of all forms of Journal Vouchers.
  • Update the PASTEL accounting system and produce draft reports
  • Managing imprest, staff, business and travel advances.
  • Verify retirements from advances.
  • Management of vendor contracts.
  • Maintain Asset register.
  • Conduct physical count of all assets and inventory.
  • Maintain updated grant files.
  • Support the payroll management.
  • Support tracking of donor funds.
  • Perform banking duties.
  • Ensure timely disbursements of funds to service providers, sub-grantees, regional offices, etc.
  • Reconciles control accounts: Prepayments, Payables, including managing fuel vendor accounts.
  • Perform procurement procedures to secure competitive bidding when sourcing goods and services.
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory returns [PAYE, NAPSA, Others-Personal Levy, etc.]
  • Submit timely reports.
  • Participate in schedules meetings, workshops and field visits.
  • Perform other essential finance and administration duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Degree in Accountancy, ACCA II, CIMA II, ZICA/CA II or equivalent.
  • Affiliate of ZICA, technician or licentiate and minimum of 2 years work experience.
  • Experience in use of Accounting packages such as Pastel and Dove payroll.
  • Experience in USAID funded projects will be added advantage.

How to Apply

If interested in the advertised position, email your recently updated CV together with a cover letter to the email below:

Application deadline
25 Feb 15:00
Email applications to

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