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Zambia Accounts Payables Assistant ENGIE Energy Access (Africa)

Job Title: Accounts Payables Assistant

Department: Finance and Administration

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Reporting Line: Accounts Payables Manager


About ENGIE Energy Access (EEA)

ENGIE Energy Access is the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa. The company develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGO solar home systems are financed through affordable instalments from $0.19 per day and the mini grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1.6 million customers and more than 8 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to impact 20 million lives across Africa by 2025.

Job Overview

The holders of this position will be part of the Finance team that is based in Lusaka, Zambia led by the Head of Finance & Admin. You are expected to handle Invoice posting, coordinated month end process, timely closures, fixed assets Management and subledger reconciliation . You should be thorough, accurate, honest and possess good bookkeeping skills


Key responsibilities:

  • To Prepare and Initiate Vendor payments on the Bank platform ensuring that correct documents are attached in accordance with company Policies and Procedures.
  • To Prepare and Initiate Staff payments on the MTN Momo platform in accordance with company Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure timely payment of Commissions including VRs (through DB / CX form), field team requests via SharePoint form & email requests.
  • Post invoices in SAP with correct supporting documents.
  • Manage the cost line of the entity to ensure all expenses are fully accounted for and relevant accruals and releases are done.
  • Process outgoing payments in compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Management of the Fixed asset register.
  • Perform Monthly Balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all bills and payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify and investigate discrepancies, if any, by reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements.
  • Understand expense accounts and cost centres.
  • Liaise with external auditors during the audit process.


Skills & Experience

● Excellent understanding of accounting policies, standards and processes
● Excellent attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
● Team player
● Ability to influence, inspire and motivate people who are not directly under your responsibility
● Computer literate with experience in using Accounting Systems
● Intermediate Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
● Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
● Awareness and ability to demonstrate the importance of ethics & appropriate codes of conduct in the workplace



  • Degree in Accounting/ Full ACCA or equivalent.
  • 3 – 5 years’ work Experience.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths!

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 20th February, 2023.

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