Mary's Meals
Posted Job
about 1 month ago

Finance Officer

Mary’s Meals Zambia’s school feeding Programme (SFP) was established in 2014. Mary’s Meals Zambia (MMZ)is currently reaching over 191,000 children in Zambia with a daily meal in schools, and is part of the global Mary’s Meals movement which is now feeding over 1,600, 000 children around the world. MM is focused on achieving the goal that every child receives a daily nutritious meal in their place of education.In support of implementing our new expansion project, we require a finance Officer to join our team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager. The purpose of the position is to support the Finance, Human Resources, Logistics and Procurement functions of Mary’s Meals Zambia. This will include systematic recording and filing of various records relating to the functions of Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Fleet management and Procurement.

Key Activities

  • Reviewing payment requests by checking the accuracy, validity and completeness and ensuring they have authorization by relevant officers
  • Supporting preparation of the payroll and ensuring that all statutory deductions are filed and remitted to the respective authorities before deadlines.
  • Preparing payments, receipts and being the organization’s bank agent.
  • Ensuring that cashbooks are updated on a daily basis into the accounting system.
  • Act as the organization’s petty cash custodian who ensures that all petty cash payments are made by following laid down procedures.
  • Preparing the project advances register and ensures it reconciles to the general ledger.
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and ensuring it reconciles to the general ledger.
  • Ensuring all assets are correctly tagged and carry out periodic asset verification.
  • Preparation of all balance sheet schedules
  • Preparing Bank reconciliations
  • Supporting the Finance Manager in preparing for audits and year end procedures.
  • Preparing the project advances register and ensures it reconciles to the general ledger.
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and ensuring it reconciles to the general ledger.

Qualifications and Education

  • A minimum of ACCA II, CIMA II, CA II or Equivalent Experience
  • At least two Year’s experience working in a similar role.
  • International Non-Governmental sector will be an added advantage.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Clear understanding of policies and procedures that govern the management of assets
  • Demonstrated rational and logical thinking with ability for creative problem solving.
  • A valid driver’s licence.
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken forms particularly in English and Nyanja
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible with working hours.
  • Good computer literacy with high proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills coupled with strong negotiation skills.
  • Resilient, self-reliant, and motivated with the ability to organise own work.
  • Cultural sensitivity and emotionally aware to be able to work in a diverse team

Method of Application

Submit your CV to the email below:

Email applications to
jobs.zambia@marysmeals.org

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