• Full Time
  • Lusaka

Corteva Agriscience

About the job




Corteva Agriscience™, the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


We’re hiring an Accountant.

Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture.

You Will Be Part of Growing Team

The role of Accountant is to handle and support accounting & finance activities in Corteva business, being a dynamic part of an accounting and controlling team and ensuring strong control environment under the direct supervision of Company Controller.

Your Challenge

  • Preparation financial statements
  • Accrual and prepayment postings (provisions etc.)
  • Prepare the COGS templates accurately and ensure that all the necessary inputs are captured in the computation
  • Perform INCO reconciliations and make follows ups on payments of balances owed while organising for payment of balances owing
  • Month and Year end closing activities
  • Monthly general ledger, supplier and customer account reconciliations
  • Be an active part of implementation of internal control procedures
  • Ensure timely completion of Audits by providing necessary information and managing correspondence with the audit team
  • Perform checks between the local books and global system and ensure they are tallying
  • Preparation of VAT, WHT on time and provision of data for preparation of Corporate Income Tax


Lusaka, Zambia


To Grow What Matters, You Will Need

  • University Degree in Accounting/Finance or Full ACCA qualification
  • Min 3 years accounting experience, preferably in an international company
  • Experience on tax declarations, especially CIT (corporate income tax and withholding tax)
  • Knowledge on fixed asset and cost accounting
  • Previous experience in audit or working experience within the big 4 beneficial
  • SAP and Pastel knowledge beneficial
  • Good English level
  • Knowledge of Local GAAP, USGAAP or IFRS experience will be a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (in particular, advanced Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills) is essential,

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader

Growing What Matters Starts With You… What We Can Offer To Help You Grow?

  • Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives.
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility
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