Panda Africa
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Management Accountant

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Panda Africa is a licensed micro-finance institution that was incorporated and registered as a limited company in 2016 under Cap 388 company’s Act of the Laws of Zambia.

Our mission is to make financing accessible and affordable across Africa and the mandate is to provide tailor made affordable loans with flexible repayments to enable customers meet urgent financial needs with ease. We believe credit should be easily accessible to people. Anyone should be able to borrow as long as they have the capacity and willingness to pay back.

Key responsibilities of a Management Accountant

1. Financial Reporting and Analysis: Prepare and analyse monthly Management accounts and financial statements. Identify trends, patterns, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the financial health of the organization. Provide management with accurate and timely financial information to support decision-making.

2. Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of budgets and financial forecasts for the organization. Monitor actual financial performance against budgeted figures and identify variances. Make recommendations for cost control and improvement based on budget analysis.

3. Cost Management: Calculate and analyze the cost of products. Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements. Develop and implement cost allocation methods to assign expenses accurately.

4. Risk Management: Assess and manage risk within the business. Develop risk mitigation strategies and recommendations for management.

5. Performance Measurement: Develop and implement performance measurement systems to track key metrics and evaluate the success of various initiatives. Provide insights into the factors driving performance and recommend corrective actions

6. Management Reporting: Create customized reports and dashboards to communicate financial information to different levels of management. Summarize complex financial data into easily understandable formats.

7. Decision Support: Offer financial analysis and modeling to support strategic decisions, such as investment evaluations and capital budget.

8. Cashflow Management: Controlling income and expenditure within the business and ensuring that expenditure is in line with budgets.

Experience and Qualification

Grade 12 School Certificate

Bachelor`s Degree in Accounting

Professional qualifications such as ACCA/ CIMA/ZICA

Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZICA

At least 3 years post qualification experience.

Method of Application

Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to send a CV and cover letter in PDF format as one document to

Application deadline
11 Mar 15:00