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Job Summary

The accountant is responsible for executing the project accounting processes and functions in a professional and knowledgeable manner. This position requires knowledge of Donor Project Accounting, Accounts payable, Bank reconciliations, maintaining fixed asset records, required tax reporting, payroll interfaces to the general ledger, vehicle registration & licensing. This position ensures organizational policies, donor requirements and procedures are being adhered to as they pertain to all aspects of the accounting function.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide a financial update and overview of financial status of the ZACH projects and assist in planning and forecasts for ongoing financial management; Participate in all programme team meetings to ensure a full understanding of all programmes work and any financial implications arising; Closely monitor all programme activities, and keep the management advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial management performance; Disseminate new donor and organizational policies to staff at ZACH levels; Provides Project accounting and administrative support; Ensure an efficient financial flow process and timely payments of the goods and services required for the implementation of the project activities; Prepare detailed budget information for Project approved components; Follow up on the budget execution; Compile information required for drawdowns as per donor guidelines; Prepare budget revisions, as required, and maintain updated the projects information in the PMS and Grantsolutions; Support the design of a reporting system for internal and grants needs and prepare periodic reports as required; Support preparation of project financial reports in compliance with grants requirements; Analyse and provide reasons for the budget variances between the actual and budgeted expenditures; Prepare for annual Project Audit as required by ZACH and grants and ensure that external auditors have all relevant information. Follow up on audit reports to ensure that recommendations in audit reports are implemented; Processes transactions related to donor accounts encompassing donor invoicing, donor settlement and donor adjustments Processing of payment vouchers and filing; Review all postings and documents to verify correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and correct codes; Responsible for reconciling the sub ledgers for all vendor advances, accounts payable and Travel Advances; Assist in the preparation and completion of audits; Assist in payroll processes including calculations and completing statutory remittances; Support the Budget holders in the budgeting process; Identify and resolve discrepancies in the balance sheet reconciliation process providing documentation, as necessary; Complete all projects and tasks as assigned by the Finance & Administration Manager.

Qualifications and Experience

University Degree in accounting or finance or equivalent professional qualification, with at least 3 years’ experience in project Accounting and office administration. Graduate of ACCA, CIMA, ICSA, SAA, IAC or any other relevant professional qualification with 1-3 years post qualification will be added advantage. Experience in audit and compliance for local and international NGOs an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates to apply through the link:

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ZACH is the Medical Arm of Churches in Zimbabwe and a non profit making membership based association formally registered in 1974. It is registered in Zimbabwe in terms of the Private Voluntary Org...

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