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Senior Tax Accountant

We are seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our Bosch Group Tax Department. The outgoing, collaborative and highly motivated team member will be responsible for ensuring indirect tax compliance for Bosch entities by optimizing processes, data analysis and technology. Position will work closely with Tax, Accounting, Purchasing, Sales, IT, Business Units, Tax Jurisdictions and External Providers.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of indirect tax compliance including nexus determination, registrations, payments and reporting for current and new business units.
  • Responsible for monitoring, research, analysis, documentation and timely communication of effective tax conclusions to indirect tax technical questions and tax law changes.
  • Tax process owner or key team member of business units’ ERP systems sales and purchasing functional processes including master data, workflow, source documentation, transactions and reports.
  • Lead or key team member in the tax functional and internal control design, development, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of Indirect tax and other automation tools and systems; including cross-functional projects and initiatives.
  • Responsible for Bosch entities indirect tax audits, ensure timely and accurate responses to all requests for information, resolve disputes, work towards efficient and favorable conclusions.
  • Provide tax reserve recommendations and results to business units.
  • Collaborate with business units to resolve recurring audit issues.
  • Responsible to lead and monitor shared service and external indirect tax providers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Accounting, Business or Finance.
  • 5+ years indirect tax compliance and research experience.
  • 2+ indirect tax audit experience.
  • 3+ years in a corporate environment; national/regional accounting or indirect tax firm.
  • 1+ years expereince in indirect tax; ERP (SAP); and Microsoft Office (Excel) systems.

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Indirect tax VAT experience
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Experience with data analytic; desktop automation and data visualization tools.
  • Excellent communication skills including negotiating, interpersonal, networking and written skills.
  • Experience in a manufacturing envrionment.

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Note: Please attach your CV to your application.

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Loan Consultant

Dsight Finance Limited was established to offer salary backed loans throughout Zambia with tailor made products. The company also offers Invoice Discounting as well as other business loans with proper structured arrangements.

Having been duly registered, Dsight Finance started its operations in January, 2017 as a Micro Finance Company established to grow into an institution that will impact positively on the community. With this in mind, the company positions itself to contribute towards the growth of the Financial Services sector through responsive lending to client needs.

In order to grow a quality clientele base, the company is seeking to employ a qualified and experienced loan consultant to grow its private and Government payroll products as a full time employee.

The loan consultant will undertake the following Roles among others:

  1. Responsible for marketing and processing loans for eligible clients through PMEC
  2. Establish and nurture relationships with established companies for purposes of extending loans to employees and ensure such companies remit funds to Dsight Finance Limited on a monthly basis.
  3. Undertake KYC process; verifying client details on loan application forms against the Pay slips and related KYC issues.
  4. Verify and confirm clients’ details on client’s Consumer credit report.
  5. Check that all outstanding loans on the clients’ credit consumer report and other databases (PMEC system-net pay verifications) are factored in the affordability computation.
  6. Conduct Call backs to confirm the client’s employment status and any other information deemed necessary to support approval of the loan application.
  7. Manage relationships with key stakeholders to ensure effective collections
  8. Conversant with the Credit Reference Bureau to ensure correct amounts are disbursed to potential clients

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must possess a Degree in Business (or equivalent) from a reputable University.
  • Must have worked for not less than 2 years in a Financial Institution, with strong knowledge in the processes of Government payroll based lending.

Interested applicants to submit their CVs to email protected  or  email protected by close of business on Monday, 9th July 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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Collections Manager

Collections Managers is responsible for ensuring that the collections department meets all its goals. These usually include collecting on accounts in arrears and maintaining an acceptable level of Non-Performing loans, providing excellent service to all clients, and executing other collections initiatives. The collections department may also have the goal of decreasing the number of accounts in collections as well as making timely submission of schedules for accounts receivables. Take a proactive approach to identify effective solutions on past due accounts that benefit both the borrower and the Organisation.

Other duties may include but not limited to:

  • Maintain an efficient and highly effective collection process.
  • Sending timely direct debits and reconciliation of collection accounts.
  • Maintaining good relationships with stakeholders and other third parties.
  • Have excellent leadership skills and be able to make decisions for the department
  • Should be able frequently juggle multiple tasks and priorities and have good organizational and time management skills.
  • Have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and be able to think strategically.
  • Setting departmental goals and establishing performance minimums. *Monitor production of all personnel by tracking goals on a daily/monthly basis.
  • Monitor and track collection trends and suggest ways of improving recoveries of past due accounts.
  • Responsible for policy and procedures updates for the department.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Business Administration
  • Vast experience with standard collections procedures
  • Must be able to work in a time sensitive environment, making sound decisions, communicating these decisions to management as well as internal staff.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must possess the ability to remain calm, patient, objective, and professional when presented with difficult situations.
  • Be familiar with the banking Industry and uphold a high level of integrity.
  • This position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adjust and interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office for Windows (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required.
  • Experience in a financial institution in a similar position will be an added advantage.

Please indicate the title of the of Job in the email subject. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Head of Finance Zambia

Job Title: Head of Finance Zambia

1. Essential Skills:

  • Attention to detail, strong analytical and problem solving skills and needs to be meticulous.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines to ensure work is completed within time.
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
  • Clear communication skills ensuring flow of clear, timely and candid information.
  • Person of high Integrity ­- able to demonstrate trustworthiness.
  • Independent worker – able to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Strong people management skills – ensure deliverables required by others to complete tasks are provided.
  • Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems.
  • Faultless administration skills ensuring accurate and efficient procedures.

2. Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA).
  • Work experience in a similar role of not less than 5 years.
  • Knowledge of Advanced MS Excel and SAP software.
  • Technical expertise in Zambian Tax laws.

3. Overall Purpose

  • The Finance Manager reports directly to the Group Finance Lead and is responsible for managing the full finance function of the Group’s Tanzanian and Mauritian results, as well as the management of the Group’s Shared Service Function Specific roles and responsibilities are listed below.

4. Accountabilities & Responsibility Areas

  • Manage the company’s financial accounting functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Treasury, Payroll, General Accounting, Taxation and Cost Control;
  • Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines including annual budgets, bi-annual forecasts, monthly management accounts and weekly cashflows;
  • Responsible for Annual statutory audits, ensuring audited financials are signed off and filed within specific deadlines;
  • Key contact person for the Revenue Authorities, ensuring any tax queries and audits are handled with zero exposure to the company;
  • In charge of the company’s Finance, Procurement and Administration policies and procedures;
  • Responsible for company legal secretary issues, ensuring annual returns with BRELA are filed on time;
  • Responsible for administration issues including ensuring company insurances, licenses are updated on time;
  • Arrange new sources of finance for the company’s debt facilities;
  • Supervise staff;
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation;
  • And any other task assigned by the Group finance lead.

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Senior Grants Manager

Job Title: Senior Grants Manager

Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Principle Accountability: Finance Director
Department: Finance
Job Holder: Vacant

JOB PURPOSE

  • Provide support for the administration and management of grants and other funding sources (sponsorship, Non Sponsorship Project Funding, Partnership Effectiveness Funding, GIKs) to ensure that all ChildFund Zambia Grants are in compliance with donors’ or funding source requirements.
  • Provide the linkage between Finance and Program Departments.
  • Provide advice to SMT and program staff on contractual issues based on contractual documents, procurement regulations, and ChildFund policy and provides orientation and guidance on funding specific requirements to program staff.
  • Technical resource to ChildFund Zambia staff in interpreting donor rules and regulations and act as primary point of contact for contractual issues and will be responsible for providing required expert support. (examples include policies and training, and sub-recipient monitoring)
  • Coordinating ChidFund Zambia’s input for functional budgets for new Calls for Proposals together with the Business Development Director and Finance Director.
  • Provide support to the budget holders for up to date financial reports and projections.

KEY RESULT AREA

  1. Budgeting and budgetary control (budget versus actual) for grants and other funding sources.
  2. Grants Management.
  3. Internal and external financial donor reporting.
  4. Grant data management.
  5. Functional budgets for new calls for proposals.
  6. Staff Management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum accounting technician qualification i.e CIMA, ACCA, ZICA, BA. degree/Associate  in Accountancy or equivalent.
  • Grants management of key donors, sponsorship and corporations.
  • Sub grant management.
  • At least five years’ work experience is required.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Knowledge

  • Accounting: has a working knowledge and practical skills, working with accounting packages, High level of competence in accounting procedures and non-profit accounting and high-volume environment and multiple donor environments.
  • Understanding of grants management processes.
  • Proven ability to manage high value donor-funded programmes.
  • Proven ability to manage a team effectively.
  • Experience of team management for performance.

Communication Skills: listens, speaks and writes clearly and concisely. Able to communicate with others clearly. Good written communication, liaison and representational skills.
Interpersonal skills: works well with people from diverse backgrounds, Ability to operate independently and also work as part of a team as required

Computer literacy: Excellent skills in MS Excel and MS Word.

Organization: Attention to detail and an orderly approach to task/ Proven ability to self-organise.

Attitudes

  • Self-motivated: displays interest and persistence in doing the tasks at hand. A self starter and self-motivate.
  • Integrity: achieves a high level of trust in relationships. Trustworthy and honest.
  • Adaptable: values different points-of-view; remains open-minded to change.
  • Cultural sensitivity: understands and respects the practices, customs, values, and norms of other individuals and cultures.
  • Ability to operate independently and also work as part of a team as required

Applications can be sent to email protected and email protected no later than 15th June 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Accountant – Zambia and Zimbabwe

Region: Sub Saharan Africa

Country: Zambia

Location: Lusaka

Department: Finance

Job Category: Finance

Pay Band: Locally appointed Grade G

Vacancy Description: Pay Band: 6 (Locally engaged) / Post Duration: Indefinite / Eligibility: Right to work in Zambia / Location: Lusaka / Deadline for Application: 18 June 2018 (23:29 GMT)

Purpose of job:

This role is responsible for the end to end accounting process in Zambia and Zimbabwe, including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

The role holder will report to the Senior Accountant and will be stationed in Lusaka, Zambia. The position is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process which is a key function in the new organisational structure emerging from the Financial Transparency recommendations.

Specific duties will include:

The post-holder will (across operations in Zambia and Zimbabwe):

  • Complete all financial tasks required for the financial month-end pre-closing steps and provide support as required for the financial month-end closing steps.
  • Maintain financial records as per corporate policy and internal audit
  • Provide support as required on accounting transactions and adjustments (accruals, deferrals and provisions), including Intercompany accounting.
  • Provide support as required with manual journals and off-system payments requests ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant policies.
  • Assist with reconciliation of all relevant accounts and ensure that this is completed to corporate standards.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with preparation of local Tax submissions and other statutory returns.
  • Complete Travel & Expenses audits as per policy addressing issues in a promptly manner.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with provision of information to internal / external auditors.
  • Assist in the implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Complete daily cash reconciliations.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of cash collection process.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of customers refund process.
  • Support the income reconciliation process by extracting relevant reports.
  • Ensure compliance with treasury policy.
  • Submit relevant documents to local bank as requested including bank mandates updates.

Key Relationships

Internal

  • Regional Financial Accounting team
  • Shared Services Centre
  • Corporate Finance
  • Country admin team
  • Country Customer Services team

External

  • Bank relationship manager
  • Tax authorities

For further information, please view the documents below:

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The closing date is 18 June 2018 at 23:59 UK time

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.

Procurement & Logistics Officer

ROLE:

To ensure the smooth running of the BII Zambia procurement and logistics operations through the provision of timely acquisitions and deliveries, accurate record keeping, appropriate and timely procurement information; Ensure the BII Zambia fleet is well maintained and meets all statutory requirements for road-worthiness, including insurance, road tax, and ensuring records are up to date.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Procurement:

  • Ensure BII Zambia Procurement processes and systems are followed at all times.
  • Produce and work with weekly procurement calendar based on project programmes and key dates as shown on purchase order requisitions.
  • Produce and distribute to Head of Finance a twice-monthly cash requirement forecast based upon procurement calendar.
  • Manage procurement exercises at least three times a year, collecting three quotes for required items and record each procurement exercise accurately to align with project programmes for budget submittals
  • Discuss and Activate any necessary Purchase Order Requisitions with Site Agents, training staff, and office staff on a weekly basis
  • Produce Purchase Orders with the correct process codes and in accordance with BII systems and process and submit to the Finance Department for supplier payment.
  • Ensure delivery of materials for each project in a timely manner and in keeping with dates shown on Purchase Order Requisitions – produce schedule for transportation/delivery and distribute weekly. Negotiate discounted rates with suppliers wherever possible and identify which suppliers offer the best quality goods at the best rate ensuring value for money and keeping accurate records of such at all times.
  • Coordinate the process annual supplier and contractor registration.
  • Strive at all times to reduce BII approved budget costs through bulk buys, discounted rates, timely delivery dates whilst maintaining quality and programme.
  • Daily update of all Project Forecast Expenditure Reports to reflect actual purchases/expenditure with a twice monthly project report produced for harmonisation exercise with Finance and Procurement Officer
  • Ensure that all BII documentation in regards to procurement of project materials is accurate and filed appropriately for accountability purpose
  • Assist the Administrator in the management of BII rented properties.
  • Ensure regular communication and responsiveness with the Construction Operations Manager, Site Agents, Training & Livelihoods team and Finance Department
  • Conduct quality checks/inspections to ensure procured materials/services meet BII specifications
  • Perform other such duties that may be assigned by line managers

Asset/Fleet Management

  • Ensure timely, accurate record keeping and submittal to the Finance and Procurement Officer of Delivery Records and Purchases records to ensure the BII Register of Assets and Capital is kept up to date
  • Conduct asset/inventory exercise on a quarterly basis following the BII Asset and Tool/Equipment policies and ensuring results are accurate. Submit to and work with Finance and Procurement Officer to ensure accuracy in both locations of and type of capital/asset recorded
  • Make suggestions/recommendations in the maintenance, repair, replacement, or retirement of BII capital and assets, including the identification of appropriate service providers for approval by management.
  • Ensure all BII vehicles are maintained in line with BII and national guidelines. Produce schedule of maintenance for monthly distribution to COM and Head of Finance. Prepare Purchase Order Requests for any works to be carried out in accordance with BII procurement policies.
  • Ensure all BII vehicles have trackers installed and properly monitored.
  • Produce & submit monthly vehicle tracker reports highlight and follow up exceptions.
  • Ensure that all BII Vehicles are branded with the BII Zambia logos.
  • Ensure staff driving BII vehicles are authorised and assessed.
  • Ensure compliance to BII vehicle policy.
  • Ensure that appropriate vehicle hand over and take over procedures are followed.
  • Ensure vehicle road tax, fitness and insurance are up-to-date and renewed for all BII vehicles.

LINE MANAGEMENT

The role reports on a day to day basis to both the Construction Operations Manager for all items related to ‘Procurement and Logistics’ and to the Head of Finance (all tasks related to ‘Finance’ and ‘Asset Management’ headings)

Other Key Relationships

  • Construction Operations Manager
  • Head of Finance.
  • Site Agents
  • Procurement and Assets Officer
  • Administrator
  • Finance & Admin Officer

QUALIFICATIONS & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Level 3 Diploma with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or its equivalent.
  • Previous work experience in a related field
  • Excellent communication and team work skills
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

To Apply:

Individuals who meet the necessary qualifications should submit their application letter and a clearly detailed CV of their work experience as one document to email protected . Your application should include three references, one of which should be a current supervisor and should be saved in the following format: FULL NAMES – JOB TITLE e.g. MULENGA MWANSA – PROCUREMENT & LOGISTICS OFFICER or hand deliver to 21381 Mushakashela Road, Woodlands, Lusaka. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

KINDLY NOTE THAT DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Application deadline: 8th June 2018.

Accounts Controller

J&J Transport Zambia is looking for a suitably qualified individual who will be able to promote organizational excellence by assisting in all accounting and finance issues and ensuring that all strategies are implemented according to the Company and Zambian legislation.

Position: Accounts Controller

Reports to: Finance Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Posting month/year end journals
  • Daily bank and petty cash reconciliations
  • Creditor/debtor administration
  • Petty Cash Management
  • Administration of VAT claims and refunds
  • Remittance of NAPSA/PAYE and Workers Compensation Fund administration
  • Maintenance of Assets and Associated Depreciation Expenses
  • Payroll Management
  • Monthly Reporting to Group Finance Director

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years experience with double entry accounting experience
  • Degree in accounting or Equivalent Professional Qualification
  • Audit experience preferred

Preferences for candidates that are:

  • Available immediately;
  • Handle extreme pressure well;
  • Work at faster than average pace without compromising quality or Company standards;
  • Have a pro-active, positive response to a variety of challenges and time pressures whilst still maintaining accuracy;
  • Can carefully and critically analyse new data, ideas or innovation to minimise risks;
  • Has good communication and Co-operation skills;
  • Display high levels of leadership, responsibility and accountability.

Interested candidates are to send a cover letter and their CVs (no more than three pages) with copies of their qualifications to email protected by Wednesday 6th June 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

NOTE: All applicants are thanked for their interest, and only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with only after all completed assessments.