Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Finance Officer

Camfed is a nongovernmental organization devoted to eradicating poverty through rural girls’ education and empowerment of rural young women. We are operational in all the districts of Western, Muchinga, Luapula and Northern Provinces.

We hereby invite qualified candidates to apply for the following position.

Job Purpose

  • Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Officer is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and smooth running of an accurate and up-to-date accounting system; provide management information for planning, control and decision making; provide timely and accurate financial reports; support schools, districts and other partners in financial management, financial training and record keeping.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Processing and expenditure transactions in Financial force.
  • Processing payments for school fees, accounts payable invoices and other programme costs, ensuring the completeness of payment requisitions and/ or directbank transfers.
  • Reimbursements of travel and other expenses during workshops.
  • Analysing and reconciling staff travel expenses.
  • Preparing accurate monthly bank
  • Providing monthly analysis of all ledger balances.
  • Reviewing, analysing and processing financial reports from districts and other partners.
  • Assisting in the preparation offinancial report packs and annual accounts.
  • Ensuring that all financial records are properly filed and safely stored
  • Support Wilh the development or donor budget proposals.
  • Support with management of internal and extemal audit processes
  • Maintaining an accurate asset register.
  • Carry out regular visits to districts and other partners when required, to provide capacity building as well as ensuring their compliance with CAM F ED’s internal financial guidelines.
  • Any Other duties as defined by Line Manager.

Person Specifications

  • The Finance Officer will have robust accounting skills; excellent team-working and relationship-building skills and an outstanding ability to work and communicate effectively with colleagues across the international Finance team. S/he will share CAM FED’s core values and ethos of transparency and accountability, and will bring high levels of energy, proactivity and commitment to the role.


  • Problem Solving skills.
  • Ability to use Financial Force or SUN systems.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills at all levels – from executive and senior management, to middle management, peers, external suppliers and colleagues.
  • A proven team playerwith the ability to assist the development of staff and colleagues of differing technical abilities and skills.
  • Well organised and able to prioritise workload.
  • Experience working as part of a global team


  • Full ACCA or CIMA or CA Zambia
  • Previous experience working with Financial force or SUN systems.
  • 3 years’ work experience
  • Must be a registered member of ZICA.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to this email:

Please note that you are only permitted to apply for one post.

Application deadline
10 May 14:00
Email applications to

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