Tandiza Zambia Finance Ltd
Posted Job
3 months ago

Accountant

About us:

Tandiza Zambia Finance (Tandiza) is a Non-Banking Financial Institution (NBFI), licensed by the Central Bank of Zambia. Our offices are based in Kitwe in the heart of the Copperbelt and Lusaka along Cairo Road. Our mission is to efficiently provide competitively priced short-term credit financing to solve customers’ unforeseen short-term cash flow shortfalls.

The Opportunity

At Tandiza we believe our staff are our greatest resource and therefore, we spend a lot of time and effort developing our human capital. We are welcoming applications from suitable candidates to apply for the new exciting role of Accountant.

Role: Accountant

Responsibilities:

a) Capturing all daily transactions from the Bank Accounts and ensuring all transactions are updated in our accounting software within a 24-hour cycle.

b) Posting Non-Cash Transaction journals (e.g. Accruals, Depreciation, provisions).

c) Preparation and Review of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Accounts.

d) Performing internal audits and review of processes and internal controls in a periodic manner and reporting any breaches or recommendation improvements to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

e) Preparing and signing off of the Annual Budget in conjunction with the CEO

f) Performing monthly budgetary control to ensure annual budget targets are not reached.

g) Preparation and Submission of BOZ quarterly returns. In addition, maintaining liaisons with all regulatory bodies.

h) Co-ordinating and Supervising the Annual Audit

i) Filing and Uploading of Group ZRA returns and all other regulatory filings

j) Ensuring all our licenses are up to date

k) Review of Loan Applications (15% – 20% of time)

l) Preparing and presenting weekly Cash flow forecasts update (25% of time)

m) Preparation and Review of Company recovery submissions (25% of time)

n) Reviewing and Uploading of Payment Batches. (5% – 10% of time)

o) Ensuring all assets are accounted for and safe-guarded at all times.

p) Others and ad hoc tasks

Requirements:

Able to participate in senior management meeting discussions and make recommendations to improve business operations.

Has experience in fully articulating management instructions and successfully implementing managerial decisions to completion.

Has experience presenting to senior management.

Is able to take management through commercial reports and recommendations.

Able to ensure process/policies are being enforced.

Able to manage a number of competing commitments, in addition to managing a small team of analysts.

Comfortable handling clients, 3rd party supplier relationships etc.

Has a demonstrable history of performing at consistently at a high level, with a duty of care, integrity and professionalism.

Qualifications and Experience

Holds at least Associate-level ZICA certification. Please do not apply if you do not have this qualification.

With full experience of running and updating accounting software.

At 3 to 5 years’ experience in a junior-to-mid management finance position.

Experience working in a fast-paced SME business with high growth potential and less structured environment.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive pay structure which includes:

– A competitive base and allowances

– A performance-based element

– Training and educational allowance

– In-house training and coaching

Method of Application

Please submit your application by emailing us at: tandiza@tandizazambia.com. Clearly indicate which role you are applying for. Your application should contain the following:

-Latest Resume

– Cover later stating what demonstrable experience you have and how it relates to the requirements of the role you are applying for. – Contact details for at least three referees (from latest previous or current employees) of relevant seniority.

– Copy of your official identification (e.g. NRC, passport). – Copy of your academic qualifications

Email applications to
tandiza@tandizazambia.com