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Finance Intern

Zambia Open Community Schools (ZOCS) exists to enable the Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Zambia, especially the girl child and children with special educational needs, to access quality education. ZOCS hopes to achieve this through Advocacy, Capacity Building and support to community schools through Service Delivery, mainstreaming the cross cutting issues of gender, HIV and AIDS and disability, as well as learning-based monitoring and evaluation of its interventions. ZOCS seeks to recruit a qualified candidate who is motivated and result oriented to fill the following position:

Location: Lusaka

Reporting: Project Accountant

Main Responsibilities:

  • Posting of all financial transactions as required and ensuring that all project incurred expenses are paid for timely.
  • Maintaining of a cheque register for all cheque payments.
  • To ensure that all payment vouchers to be filed have all documentation attached and complete
  • Provide day-to-day clerical assistance to the finance team, including managing the documentation and filing of all finance related files.
  • To follow up and reconcile all staff retirements for trainings, meetings and workshop venue payments for various program activities.
  • Follow up outstanding or missing vouchers and supporting documents e.g. delivery notes, receipt and invoices with vendors both in Lusaka and other towns.
  • To keep track of all pending payments for vendors including all contractual obligations for services and goods.
  • Perform- other duties as assigned by the Project Accountant or Finance Manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum diploma or degree in accounting and/or a recognised accounting qualification (minimum ZICA Tech, CAT, or part qualified ACCA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in financial management for international donor funded projects

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and perform within strict deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills (particularly MS Excel and Word) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork, writing and organisational skills.

Method of Application

You apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to:

The Deputy Executive Director,

Zambia Open Community Schools

PO Box 50429,

No. 20 Tito Road Rhodespark

Lusaka.

Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ZOCS provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men.

Application deadline
3 Jul 08:28
Email applications to
zocs2008@gmail.com
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