Hillcliff Import and Export Ltd
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Assistant Accountant

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Job Description

A thriving local manufacturing company is seeking a vibrant, innovative and competent individual to join its team as an Assistant Accountant to be based in Lusaka on full time basis.

  • Below are the functions you will be expected to perform;
  • Maintaining of daily and monthly bank and Cash reconciliation and ensure it balances as per bank statement
  • Capturing of all purchase invoices in sequential order in into the accounting software (QuickBooks)
  • Allocation of invoices to the system, scrutinizing the expense ledger accounts
  • Ensuring that debtors and creditors are balancing on, monthly and yearly basis
  • Ensuring that all aged analysis are up to date and payments have been allocated
  • Reviewing and signing off on all the accounts payable aged analysis on a weekly and monthly basis ensuring that all supplier accounts are balancing.
  • Ensuring that all costs have been processed and whether accruals need to be raised
  • Preparation, classification, recording and processing accounting transactions and ensures that allocation to accounts is accurate.
  • Ensuring that all invoices are processed timeously
  • Allocation of invoices and receipts to the system
  • Ensuring that all customer accounts are up to date and payments have been allocated
  • Reconciliation of customer accounts and their balance
  • Reviewing all the accounts receivable age analysis on a weekly and monthly basis ensuring that all customer age analysis balancing.
  • Preparation of production cost on a regular and timely basis.
  • Preparation of stock variance reports on daily basis.
  • Reviewing of payment vouchers and payment Receipts in the system.
  • Creation and posting of Journals into the accounting system.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the Audit files and finalization of year end accounts.
  • Filing of all statutory obligations such as NAPSA, NHIMA, PAYE and VAT on a timely basis.
  • Preparation of provisional and final income tax returns.
  • Ensuring that all documents are properly filed.
  • Assisting in the Preparation of Management Accounts.
  • Posting journals into the system.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor.


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • ZICA II, ACCA II, CIMA II or Diploma in Accountancy
  • At least (2) two years’ experience in an manufacturing accounting environment
  • Required computer literacy levels
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of an accounting package preferably QuickBooks


  • Strong, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Detailed process and analytical ability.
  • Strong verbal / analytical reasoning ability.
  • Customer Service orientated.
  • Operational and Process excellence.
  • Ability to work in pressured and deadline-driven operating environment
  • Ability to self-manage workload and work independently
  • Detail-orientated with the technical aptitude and ability to perform tasks accurately and comprehensively.
  • Results driven, bias for action and a passion for excellence.
  • Should be tax cautious and be able to compute taxes in a timely manner.

Method of Application

If you meet above the requirements, please send your cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae to this email below:

Application deadline
26 Oct 12:39