Zambia Open Community Schools (ZOCS)
Posted Job
4 months ago

Project Accountant (x1) – Lusaka

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:

A. Job Title: Project Accountant

B. Location: Lusaka

C. Reporting: Finance Manager

Purpose of the Position

The role of Project Accountant involves budgeting, planning, quality control and reporting. and ensuring Effective Financial Management by capturing all accounting transactions and providing monthly reports. The incumbent is also responsible for the recording and capturing of all financial transactions and disbursements to ensure that all funds utilised by the Project are accounted for.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations to ensure that bank balances are in line with cash book balances.
  • Check Funds requests by Project team and ensure these are in accordance with the Organisations’ policies and within the set budget limits
  • File all payment vouchers, journals and receipts sequentially.
  • Capture all data in the General Ledger Accounting Package for all entries.
  • Support preparations of monthly financial reports for various projects on a monthly basis
  • Prepare appropriate tax returns and any other information.
  • Review and verify invoices for the purchase of goods and services for the program.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are up to date in the accounting system.
  • Prepare and maintain updated information for audits.
  • Perform- other duties as assigned by the Project Accountant or Finance Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or ACCA stage 2 or other related discipline.
  • Minimum three (5) years of NGO experience in accounting or related field
  • Strong organizing skills and ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Attention to detail and the capabilities to work well individually and within a team.
  • Flexibility and high capacity to adapt to change.

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


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 08:49
Email applications to

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