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Accountant - Lusaka, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #6265
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident
Degree Degree

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a more experienced accountant who has experience in a business with controls within the FMCG sector to join their team.

Duties Include:
Monitoring day-to-day financial operations
Preparation and management of all key financial statements
Preparation of a monthly reporting pack and providing explanations for movements versus forecast and prior year
Implementing a system change within the company from one accounting package to another.
Having some experience with HR matters.
Cash flow management and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
Liaising with external partners for tax preparation, auditing, banking and other financial needs as necessary
Analyses key financial information to provide feedback that will aid managerial planning and commercial decision-making
Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.

Key Skills
An ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Organisational skills
Flexible with the ability to identify and implement practical solutions
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change
Assisting in the preparation of monthly management reports

  • Job Role: Accountant
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
5-7 years experience in accounting or related field
Previous experience in a similar role
Experience working within an FMCG

Additional Requirements


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