Assistant Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Maamba Collieries Limited

Vacancy title:

Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Maamba Collieries Limited

Deadline of this Job:

Monday, April 15 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Maamba, South – Central Africa


Maamba Collieries is looking for dynamic and young accounts professionals who want to build a career for themselves with a large and professionally managed company located at Maamba, Sinazongwe District, Southern Province. The position on offer is:-

Assistant Accountant (1 position)

The successful candidates will be part of the Accounts and Finance Department, and will be part of the Team which is required to manage the financial and accounting requirements and services of the Company.


  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable
  • Completing purchase orders
  • Managing payroll
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
  • Assisting with budgets
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Entering financial information into appropriate software programs
  • Managing company ledgers
  • Processing business expenses
  • Coordinating internal and external audits
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
  • Verifying bank deposits
  • Managing day-to-day transactions
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Posting daily receipts
  • Preparing annual budgets
  • Completing the year-end analysis
  • Reporting on debtors and creditors
  • Handling accruals and prepayments
  • Managing monthly budgeting tasks
  • Encoding accounting entries for data processing
  • Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
  • Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods


  • Good analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Team work

Qualifications and Skills

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent
  • More than 5 years of post-qualification experience
  • Preferably from Mining/Energy/Manufacturing industry
  • Experience in Tax or IFRS reporting
  • Should have working knowledge of SAP
  • Degree in Accountancy/ACCA/CIMA
  • Not less than 5 years’ post qualifying experience.
  • Experience in a mining or manufacturing environment will be an added advantage.
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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