Copperbelt University
Copperbelt University
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Cost Accountants (X3)

The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research and Consultancy as a service to the nation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to fill the following positions in the Finance Department:

Job Purpose

  • To control and co-ordinate all finance and accounting functions of the School/Unit by providing management with detailed analytical reports to aid decision making and controlling expenditures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare operating and capital annual budgets and ensuring budgetary control.
  • Timely production of monthly and quarterly management reports.
  • Ensure that purchases of goods and services are within the budgetary parameters.
  • Accurate and effective recording of students’ finance data, debtors and reconciliations for the assigned school.
  • Under the Dean’s/Director’s/Head of Unit’s direction, ensure that the general accounting functions of the School / Directorate are carried out.
  • Plan and hold regular school and departmental cost meetings.
  • Advise and assist Deans and/or Head of Units on key financial deliverables

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Form V or Grade 12 certificate with 5 “O” levels credits in 5 subjects including Mathematics and English
  • The applicants should hold a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree qualification from recognised institutions or full ZICA
  • Obtained either ACCA or CIMA full Professional Qualifications
  • Fully paid up Member of ZICA.
  • A minimum of five years experience in finance in a reputable organisation

How to Apply

Interested individuals meeting the above set qualifications should apply sending their applications accompanied by detailed current Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional qualifications together with three (3) names and address of referees, of which two must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. The application must clearly state the specific position being applied for and must reach the undersigned:

The Registrar,

Copperbelt University,

Jambo Drive, Riverside,

PO Box 21692,

Kitwe, Zambia.


Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Application deadline
26 Jul 15:00
Email applications to
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Copperbelt University
Copperbelt University is a public university that was established in 1987 to create a place for high quality education and training. The university empowers graduates to act efficiently and effectively in a broad range of civic and professional functions and activities, creating a place to which access is possible primarily on the basis of intellectual merit and of the ability to participate actively in its programmes. The university provides a quality environment for reading, with good access to study and research materials.

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