- Company: Zambia Red Cross Society
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia
Position: Assistant Accontant
Reporting to: The Accountant
Work Place: Headquarters – Lusaka
The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government efforts in humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Red Cross movement known as International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS works with various actors in collaboration with Government of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters. In order to strengthen coordination and management of its finance and accounting unit, ZRCS hereby invites applications from self-motivated, qualified and experienced individuals to fill the positions of Assistant Accountant
The Assistant Accountant shall report to Accountant. He/She will provide support to the organization as it implements the strategic goals and objectives of Zambia Red Cross Society. He/She will provide financial support and will be responsible for capturing accounting information, prepare bank reconciliation statements and donor financial reports.
Qualifications and Experience
a) Degree in accountancy,
b) full AAT, Natech, ACCA/CIMA Level II or equivalent, plus five (5) years’ experience in accounting, particularly in donor/grant-funded institutions.
c) Significant experience to one or more computerized accounting packages,
preferably QuickBooks, ACCPAC, or Pastel.
DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
- The ability to produce accurate financial reports
- Excellent attention to detail
- The ability to work to strict time constraints
- The ability to prioritise work
- An organised and methodical approach to a task
- Strong written and oral communication
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Systems analysis
- Mathematical and deductive reasoning
- Critical thinking
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
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CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVIUNG APPLICATION IS ON 16TH APRIL 2021 AT 17:00HRS AND NO LATE SUBMISSIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED.
Zambia Red Cross Society IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER