Accountant (Mining & Logistics)

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Job Purpose

The Accountant will be responsible for handling budget preparations, analyzing financial data and handling all statutory obligations. Lead and orchestrate all necessary accounting responsibilities as needed to maintain an impeccable Finance environment.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Monitor General Ledger posting by ensuring that they are posted to the correct accounts and correcting them bypassing and reversing journals/documents
  • Preparing financial statements of the business at the end of each financial cycle or the intervals decided by the authorities of the organization.
  • Maintaining financial procedures consistent with Treasury and other directives.
  • Monitor all payments and ensure correct taxes are computed and paid on time to avoid penalties and blocking of accounts.
  • Assisting line managers in establishing a culture of high performance, professionalism and continuous improvement that encourages individuals and teams to identify opportunities and solutions to improve service delivery
  • Liaise with the Chief accountant on matters to do with computation and processing of PAYE, License fees, Company Tax and VAT and ensuring payments are made on time.
  • Contributing to providing effective leadership to foster initiative, promote and build effective teams, achieve outcomes and meet the deadline
  • Analysis of General ledger accounts on a monthly basis and recommend necessary action on old outstanding balances/items.
  • Matching general ledger accounts and clearing and reducing the number of open items.
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to the monthly close schedule

Required Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Honesty
  • Multi-skilled
  • Good interpersonal communications skills
  • Service orientated
  • High Integrity
  • Deadline driven
  • Focused
  • Sober Minded

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full ACCA /CIMA/CA Zambia
  • A degree in Finance or Accountancy will be a plus
  • Must have at least a minimum of 4-6 work experience in the same capacity working for a MINE
  • Having worked for a Mining Company or Engineering Firm will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work in a team
  • Should have proven supervisor experience.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a member of ZICA

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to this email:

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