Budget & Finance Manager (x1) – Lusaka

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Reporting to:

  • the Director Finance, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing high level financial strategic systems and operational perspective to allow unit function optimally in alignment with CEEC objectives and Finance Directorate direction. Will also be required to ensure adherence to statutory requirements, assess financial risk and strive for operational efficiencies across the Commission as well as undertake adhoc projects as the need arises.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership and supervision of the Unit;
  • Implement and maintain an effective management control system within the Commission;
  • Prepare financial operational plans and budgets;
  • Prepare and present financial reports and analyses;
  • Review and interpret actual performance against plan or budget and executing budgetary control;
  • Keep the Finance Director appraised of the Commission financial position through oral and written reports;
  • Implement and maintain good governance practices with financial delegations as related policy prescription;
  • Assist to safeguard Commission assets and control costs;
  • Manage and monitor the finance related work of other Directorates responsible for financial processes and decisions and facilitating training where required;
  • Design and implement a financial management strategy including financial management, controls, monitoring and reporting;
  • Monitor and report on expenditure of the Commission programmes, proving analytical advice on spending patterns;
  • Review and implement internal controls;
  • Maintain the payroll systems and monthly preparation of the payroll and its related activities;
  • Ensure that Commission transactions and expenditure are in compliance with the Public Finance Act number 15 of 2004 and Financial Regulations of 2006 as well as CEEC Finance manual and regulations;
  • Management and accounting of all Commission assets;
  • Administration, management and reconciliation of capital expenditure;
  • Process contracts, prepare internal and external audits and reconciling all general ledger accounts monthly;
  • Coordinate and prepare of annual budgets based on business plans of the Commission;
  • To produce adhoc management reports of a high standard for use within the Commission;
  • Maintain an accurate record of accounts payables and receivables;
  • Prepare periodic cash flow forecasts

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • ACCA/CIMA, Accounting equivalent to Degree
  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accountancy or related field
  • Must be a member of ZICA
  • At least 10 years working experience of which 5 years must be at senor management level. Demonstrable experience in the preparation of corporate financial statements for submission to the Board and External Audit.

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.