Position: Accounts Intern
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Contract: Fixed Term 6 Months
Probationary Period: 3 Months
Reporting Manager: Finance Manager
NetOne is a leading technology services Group based in Lusaka, Zambia. Since its inception is 2007 the group has grown to be Zambia’s leading technology service provider offering a range of solutions including client computing and enterprise business solutions with long standing relationships with leading OEM manufacturers across the ICT sector. NetOne owns and operates Zambia’s first Tier III carrier neutral data offering colocation services, infrastructure as a service and software as service. NetOne also owns and operates the Swish Pay platform enabling digital payments from consumer to merchant through its integrations with Visa, MasterCard and Mobile Money platforms. The group continues to innovate in launching new products to the Zambian market and is therefore looking to grow our team!
If you are an individual that believes in career progression, innovative, fearless and want to be on the winning team, we are the team for you!
To understand and learn the functioning of a Finance function, principles and fundamentals of accounting with an aim to enhance your practical knowledge in Finance
Support the finance function in various accounting and administrative tasks.
Timely preparation and submission of returns to various statutory bodies.
Preparation of payments and capturing in the System accurately.
Preparation of invoices to customers and following up payments against such invoices
Accurate capturing of approved supplier invoices and prepare reconciliations from time to time
Prepare reconciliations of various accounts including debtors, creditors, cashbook e.t.c from time to time to ensure the accounts are accurate and up to date.
Perform banking, collections and other related tasks as necessary.
Liaise with Suppliers and customers for reconciliation purposes
Follow up debtors to ensure timely receipt of payments from various customers.
Ensure consistency between our accounting records and those of the suppliers, customers, affiliate or partner.
Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation of various business units and ensure compliance at all times
Work with other members of the team for day to day financial operations of the NetOne Group and any administrative tasks that may arise time to time
Undertaking any other duties/tasks (as assigned) or responsibility required to ensure the achievement of the objectives of the job within the overall objectives of NetOne.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Level 2 ZICA or ACCA
Minimum of 1 – 2 years’ experience
Excellent working knowledge in Microsoft Excel
Proactive approach with a high level of attention to detail
Must be systematic and results-oriented personality
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Able to operate with minimal supervision.
Excellent negotiation and presentation skills.
Undertaking any other duties/tasks (as assigned) or responsibility required to ensure the achievement of the objectives of the job within the overall objective of NetOne.