Management Accountant

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Job Description

Reporting Line: Director Finance

2.0 Job Purpose:

To prepare timely management reports in order to provide timely management information to aid decision making and ensure that all management reporting requirements are met; and to be responsible for the preparation of budgets and budget control, capital expenditure monitoring, fixed asset management and stock control.

Statement of Main Duties:

  • Co-ordinates the preparation and consolidation of the company budget.
  • Prepares final accounts. In so doing he/she ensures that all cost centres comply with year-end cut off procedures.
  • Compares monthly financial performance with budget and communicates to users from time to time and designs budget formats for consolidation and circulation to all cost and profit centres.
  • Maintains all tax computations in separate files namely; corporate tax files, Value Added Tax file; Pay as You Earn file; Withholding Tax; and any other tax affecting the Company prescribed by the statutes of tax regulation.
  • Maintains files containing all hard copy of reconciliation’s for each account and publishes annual corporate reports.
  • Supervises external audit process and liaises with the Financial Accountant on technical issues pertaining to the preparation of final accounts in conjunction with external auditors.
  • Striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation
  • Maintains an updated and accurate fixed asset register for the efficient running of management accounting records.
  • Agrees, monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure that they work towards meeting their performance targets.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Minimum Academic qualifications:

  • Full Grade 12 or Form Five (05) certificate with 5 ‘O’ Level credits or better including English Language and Mathematics

Minimum Vocational/Professional qualifications:

  • Full professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, CAZ and equivalent
  • Full Member of ZICA

Minimum relevant work experience:

  • Minimum 3 years post qualification experience preferably in the water sector

Required competencies/Personal attributes:

  • Very good knowledge of computers, able to handle accounting packages
  • Good supervisory skills.
  • Good Planning skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical Skills

Method of Application

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, day time contact telephone number(s) and at least three traceable referees should reach the undersigned:

The Manager Human Resource and Administration,

North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd,

MEMA House, Mwanawasa Street,

P O Box 110184


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Application deadline
22 Jul 09:02