Assistant Accountant

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Job Description

The Pensions and Insurance Authority (“the Authority”) is the regulatory and supervisory authority for the pensions and insurance industries in Zambia as provided for in the Pension Scheme Regulations Act No.28 of 1996 (as amended) and the Insurance Act No. 38 of 2021. The Authority supervises and regulates entities operating in the pensions and insurance market. These include insurance companies, reinsurance companies, insurance intermediaries, pension schemes, pension fund managers and pension fund administrators.

The Authority hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant positions of Assistant Accountant.


Job Purpose

Reporting to the Accountant, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for bank reconciliations, payments, receipts, maintaining the fixed assets register petty cash, maintenance of logical filling system, collection and delivery of financial correspondence.

Specific duties

  • To receipt payments of the authority
  • To maintain and prepare the monthly cashbook
  • To maintain the fixed assets register
  • To maintain a logical and systematic filing system for all accounting documents
  • To raise payments in accordance with company procedures and relevant regulations
  • To prepare bank reconciliation
  • To prepare statutory returns

Qualifications and experience

  • Full Grade 12 certificate with credit or better in Mathematics
  • Diploma in Accounting/Finance or equivalent from a recognized institution or Professional qualification such as part ACCA / CA Zambia/CIMA
  • Good report writing skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience at a similar level
  • A Member of ZICA

Method of Application

Applicants meeting the above qualifications and experience should submit an application letter, certified or ZAQA verified copies of qualifications and Curriculum Vitae to the address below. Applications submitted via email will not be considered.

Human Resources and Administration Manager

Pension and Insurance Authority

Stand No. 4618

Lubwa road, Rhodespark

P/Bag 30x



Please note that the Authority is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application deadline
20 Nov 15:00