Chief Accountant

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The Tropical Diseases Research Centre is a National Health Research Institution established by Act of parliament No. 31 of 1982 under the ministry of health. The Centre is mandated to conduct research and training in Tropical Diseases and other diseases of national health importance such as HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis and other Opportunistic infections. The Centre has continued to embrace a multi-disciplinary team of experts including medical scientific and non-medical staff to execute its functions in order to fulfil its mandate. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are self-motivated and result oriented to fill the following vacancies: –


To manage all GRZ and Donor funds in the Centre and to ensure adherence to financial guidelines

To prepare daily and monthly cash flow forecast to ensure payments are within plan

To prepare quarterly accounts for the consideration of Board Members

To coordinate and consolidate departmental budget submissions and produce institutional budgets

To arrange for year-end financial audits, coordinate provision of responses to queries and ensure timely completion of audits.

To supervise and review Accountants’ work

To ensure adherence to statutory obligations

To perform any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time


Full Grade Twelve School Certificate

Full ACCA/CIMA Master of Business Administration-Finance will be an added advantage

Five years experience in a similar position

Competent in both Financial and Treasury Management Computer literate with strong ability in use of accounting packages including Pastel

Must be a fully paid up member of ZICA

How to apply

Hand written application letters accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications from recognized institutions should be addressed to the undersigned:

The Director Tropical Diseases Research Centre,

Ndola Central Hospital,

6th and 7th Floors,

Box 71769,


Application deadline
24 Jan