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Finance Officer

Contract type: Fixed Term

Contract Period: 12 months

Closing date: 02 December, 2019

Reporting to: Finance & Admin Manager

The Finance Officer will be required to assist with overseeing the financial operations of Zambian Youth Platform and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, and financial disbursements. He/she will be responsible for entering financial information and maintaining financial records for projects and for the organization.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Partly qualified CA Zambia/ACCA/CIMA
  • ZICA Membership a must
  • Computer literacy, familiarity with accounting packages such quick book and sage with Voucher Management & Fixed Assets Modules
  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent- an added advantage
  • 4 years hands on experience in the field of Accounting and Finance especially multi donor related


  • Strong Analysis
  • Strong financial accounting skills
  • Auditing background
  • Advanced level of computer skills
  • Results Focused and high attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • A self-starter
  • Ability to multi task, work under pressure and with minimum supervision

Key Performance Areas

  • Perform daily accounting duties relating to payables and receivables
  • Prepare reconciliations such as bank, fuel and cash
  • Process and capture payments, including statutory payments
  • Assist with preparing financial reports for grants
  • Perform reconciliations of payables and receivables accounts as required
  • Check expenditure allocations to ensure that the split payment are correct
  • Assist checking compliance of payment requisitions against contracts
  • Capture of finance data
  • Assist with the annual audit preparation
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register

Candidates meeting the above prescribed qualifications should submit their application letters along with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and names, contact numbers and addresses of 3 referees, two of whom must have worked with the applicant, to the address below.

How to Apply

All applications should be addressed to the National Coordinator and delivered to the address below or emailed to this email:

The National Coordinator Zambian Youth Platform,

Box 360063,


Application deadline
2 Dec 15:00
Email applications to
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