Blue Water Motel
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Accountant

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Job Description

BLUE WATER MOTEL a hospitality establishment that has been in operation in over three decades located along Chifundo Road, Kuomboka, Lusaka, Zambia offers accommodation services, conferencing, Bar and Restaurant and host all forms of events including outside catering. The Motel seeks to fill up a vacant role of an Accountant.

Reporting to the Manager

Job description

Prepare balance sheets, profit, and loss statements, and other financial reports. Accountant duties and responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports organization’s finances to management and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Ensure statutory obligations are filed on time i.e., NAPSA, Workers’ compensation, (PAYE, VAT, WHT etc.)
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise

Key skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Reporting Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Research Results
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Scheduling and Monitoring
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Qualifications

  • Zambian National
  • Full Grade 12 certificate/GCE with 5 ‘0’ level
  • ACCAII/Bachelor of accountancy/CIMA
  • Minimum of 2 Years work experience.

Method of Application

All application letters to be sent to;

THE MANAGER,

BLUE WATER MOTEL, CHIFUNDO RD,

11967, KUOMBOKA, LUSAKA

Or submit hardcopy applications at the Motel.

Application deadline
20 Oct 15:00