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PATH
Industry: ONG
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 20 March 2015

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We (...)

Finance Assistant

Description

Please note that this position is open to Zambian nationals and/or people with the permanent residence status ONLY.  Holders of any type of permit will not be considered.

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH Country Office in Zambia seeks to recruit a Finance Assistant to be based in Lusaka who will work to complement the functions of the finance unit under the guidance of the Finance Officer. The roles of the incumbent include but not limited to the following:

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Requirements

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Full working knowledge of accounting packages.
  • Working experience

Required Experience 

  • Degree in Accountancy or level 2 of ACCA or CIMA with at least 3 years work experience in international organizations, Accounting Diploma plus 5 years work experience in finance with International organizations will also be considered, 2015 ZICA membership is required.

You must currently have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

Responsabilities

ACCOUNTING: Maintain up-to-date files of payment/journal vouchers and other supporting financial documents. Post entries in the Quick Books accounting package for expense reports, bank charges and monthly adjustments. Analyze and prepare fuel replenishment reports for Lusaka office. Prepare outstanding advances statements for follow up with staff. Maintain records of both field and office internal audits. Maintain record of all advances. PAYROLL: Maintain payroll records such as NAPSA and PAYE files. BANKING: Act as a backup bank agent. STATUTORY OBLIGATIONS: Compile NAPSA documentation for submission. Prepare and submit PAYE forms for payment through the bank. FINANCIAL REPORTING: Keep records of monthly bank reconciliations. Keep record of Field Office Financial Reports (FOFR). Retrieve required financial documents if queried by International Accounting team. Regularly scan the monthly financial documents and upload the approved lot onto the SharePoint.

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