Finance Officer (Lusaka)

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka


Finance Officer – x 1

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of project budgets and cash flows in liaison with the Finance Manager.
  • Preparation of payments and ensuring that all project statutory obligations are met in a timely manner.
  • Adherence to accounting standards and internal controls to ensure that all financial transactions are accurate, complete and charged to respective budget lines.
  • Ensure costs are acceptable per USG regulations
  • Preparation of cashbooks and bank reconciliations and any other reports in PASTEL accounting system.
  • Review imprest retirements in a timely manner
  • Maintenance of project inventory and asset register.
  • Assist in the facilitation of project and organizational Audits.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Finance Manager

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full ACCA/ Degree in accounting / CA with 5 years demonstrated work experience in accounting in a USAID donor funded environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of the NGO sector regulations applicable to the organization.
  • Degree in accounting with at least five years’ work experience in accounting in a donor funded environment.
  • Paid up member of ZICA

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
  • Conscientious, accurate and thorough with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational code of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
  • Good Multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in PASTEL accounting package
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Competence in Office packages
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of Integrity and confidentially

YWCA has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation, abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. All Officer will be expected to adhere to YWCA’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties.


Please submit your application letter, academic qualifications and curriculum vitae, to [email protected]

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for application is 9nd July 2024.

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