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Accounts Assistant

Job Purpose

The Accounts Assistant will responsible for banking of cheques and the cash received and cash paid books. Maintain both cash received and cash payments book and update them on a regular basis by printing online bank statements. Perform monthly bank reconciliations at month-end, assist in the preparation of monthly payroll journal and payments to pension schemes.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all filing is done accurately and on a regular basis
  • Provide assistance to the monthly management accounts processes
  • Receive, record and process all purchase invoices
  • Request and manage petty cash
  • Ensure all purchase invoices have been authorised and coded before entering onto the purchase ledger
  • Preparation of statutory payments
  • Daily Posting of all sales invoices to the sales ledger and chase up non-paying customers on a weekly basis
  • Receive and process all expense claim forms and requests for payments
  • Be responsible for filing, data entry, answering phones
  • Processing transactions, issuing checks, and updating ledgers, budgets, etc.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant to gather data for Preparation of financial reports.
  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies

Required Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Analytic Skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain information in a clear and understandable way to non-finance professionals
  • Strong team player, with a willingness to assist and learn from colleagues
  • Ability to work in a changing and flexible organisation
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma holder in Accounting/Finance or any Part 2 Professional Qualification (CA Zambia, ACCA & ZICA)
  • Must have a minimum of at least 2-3 years’ hands on accounting experience in a busy and well established organisation
  • Must be ready work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Must have basic knowledge of any pastel accounting package
  • Must be a member of 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 the email below:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Application deadline
30 Apr 15:00
Apply online
https://bemconsult.com/index.php?view=job_d&jobId=312
Email applications to
jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com
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