Finance and Administration Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Creditcare Financial Solutions Limited.

Vacancy title:

Finance and Administration Officer

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

Jobs at:

Creditcare Financial Solutions Limited.

Deadline of this Job:

Tuesday, April 30 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


About the position

The Finance and Administration Officer plays a vital role in supporting the finance and administration functions at Creditcare.


  1. a) Financial Management
  • Ensure that finance transactions are processed in a timely and accurate manner and operational expenses in accordance with the finance manuals and operations manuals.
  • Update and maintain all relevant cash books, ledgers in financial systems software.
  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliations in a timely manner.
  • Ensure monthly statutory compliance as required by Zambian financial authorities, submitting returns and payments in a timely manner.
  • Set up online payments for approval.
  • Prepare monthly payroll, ensuring payroll and statutory returns are submitted on time.
  • Work in collaboration with the Procurement and Compliance team to ensure that settlements of all invoices/statements are processed in a timely manner.
  • Manage account receivables and payables.
  • Complete general ledger processing/maintenance, including journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Maintain/file all financial records in an easily retrievable manner.
  • Ensure financial information is recorded accurately, including those appropriate aggregations to budget lines and monthly spending reports are accurate and prepared in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets.
  • Assist in providing staff with financial information and reports they need to help them monitor their budgets.
  • Assist in the implementation of finance systems and controls, to ensure policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Assist in preparation of year-end audits, compliance reporting, engagement with the fiduciary services provider, and reviews of policies and procedures for necessary updates.
  1. b) General Office Operations

Provide operational support to management and staff as required.

  • Prepare reports, and relevant data in prescribed formats

Qualifications and core competences

  • At least a degree in Accounting or ACCA Part 2, CIMA Part 2 or ZICA Part 2 from a recognized professional accountancy body or any other equivalent qualification acceptable to Creditcare.
  • Must be a registered member of ZICA.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial management and accounting.
  • Preferred experience working with Financial Services.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Computer literate, Experience with systems and applications in the specific work area.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Flexibility, dependability, and dedication.
  • Compliance with procedures instructions, rules, and regulations.
  • Service oriented and client focused.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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