Dot Com Zambia
Dot Com Zambia
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Head of Accounts (Senior Accountant)

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Dot Com Zambia is an e-commerce company specializing in personal shopping, shipping and supply chain management for customers living in Zambia wishing to make online purchases or source goods from the USA, China and the UK. In addition the company builds and operates technology platforms for businesses within Zambia. Dot Com Zambia is seeking a qualified Head of Accounts (Senior Accountant) to assume full accountability, responsibility and supervision for the day- to- day implementation and execution of the financial aspects of the business, including strategic and tactical decisions affecting procurement, cost and cash flow management. This would be in addition to the preparation of management accounts for stakeholders and auditors.


Financial Records and Reporting

Develops process for and prepares accurate and timely monthly management account statements with detailed analysis.

Conduct and oversee the day-to-day accounting functions including Invoicing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Inventory Control Management and assures accurate journal entries

Prepare petty cash books

Oversees management of cash flow and banking relationships

Prepares statutory matters to ensure all returns are filed accurately and on time (i.e. review and submission of VAT, PAYE, NAPSA, tax returns).

Ensures audit requirements are fulfilled.

Risk Management

Oversee the design, formulation and adherence to a robust system of internal controls and processes.

Oversee and ensure that daily, weekly and monthly reconciliations have been completed accurately and submitted to relevant officers as per agreed timeline schedules.

Oversee the company’s fixed and current assets and therefore ensure that they are properly accounted for and maintained, serviced and adequately covered by insurance.

Monitor performance against budget (revenue and cost) and recommend corrective action to Management and the Board.

Business & Strategic Planning

Co-ordinate the annual budget process and forecasting.

Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction and assisting with the implementation of strategic decisions.

Position requirements

Demonstrated experience in structuring an accounts department and creating processes

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Strong organizational, planning and management skills

A team player that is a hands-on, detail-oriented accountant.

Self-driven with excellent problem solving skills

at least two years of experience


Four years of accounting experience

Working knowledge of e-commerce and inventory management systems

CAT, ZICA II, ACCA level II or equivalent

Membership of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants a Plus

How to apply

Submit your application consisting of a cover letter and resume, in one e-mail, to the email below:

Application deadline
21 Dec 22:00
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Dot Com Zambia
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Whether you are using the company's personal shopping and shipping services to buy goods from your favourite online stores from North America, Asia and Europe or finding a great deal from one of the many local Zambian stores in their online shopping mall, Dot Com Zambia makes shopping online safe, easier, convenient and more affordable. The company also offers freight and forwarding, as well as local postal and courier services. Count on DotCom for online consumer goods purchased locally or internationally.
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