Last Updated: 10 November 2020
Category: Press Releases
Written by Executive Director
Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops Catholic Secretariat Employment Opportunity - Project Accountant
The ZCCB is the umbrella mother body of the Catholic Church in Zambia. With its Secretariat located at Kapingila ZCCB House in Kabulonga Residential Area. The Bishops Conference owns Catholic Secretariat in Lusaka therefore; the Catholic Secretariat requires a hard-working individual to undertake the role of ProjectAccountant at Catholic Secretariat to help with day to day management of accounts of all the projects.
1. Job Title: Project Accountant
The Accountant is accountable to the Finance and Administration Manager, Catholic Secretariat
Job Purpose: Ensuring prudent financial management of projects at Catholic Secretariat
2. Academic Qualifications:
Full Grade 12 Certificate With at Least 5 credits
Full Degree in Accounts. ACCA, ZICA Qualifications.
3. Professional Qualifications:
Full member of ZICA
4. Work Experience:
At least 3 years of relevant experience in a busy Organization/ Private Sector
4.1 Required Competencies and Attributes;
4.1.1 Proficiency in Pastel accounting and Payroll software
4.1.2 Writing, analytical and communication skills
4.1.3 Good interpersonal skills and commitment to team spirit
4.1.4 Self-driven, results-oriented and innovative
4.1.5 Practicing Christian, committed to living the values of the organization on/off work.
5. Main Responsibilities;
5.1.1 Keeping records of office supplies, material and equipment relating to particular Projects/Programmes
5.1.12 Timely preparation of Quarterly and Annual financial reports for projects
5.1.3 Liaison with Finance and Administration Department, funding agencies and other partners regarding Projects
5.1.4 Collecting invoices/bills and making payments ensuring the prevailing financial rules and regulations of Partner NGO are adhered to.
5.1.5 Quarterly preparation of the variance reports
5.1.6 Assist the Finance and Administration Manager in monitoring Financial situations and process payments according to cash flow of respective projects
5.1.7 Make day to day financial entries and maintain books of accounts.
5.1.8 Keeping financial documents and records and project requirements
6. Terms and Conditions of service;
- This appointment Project Accountant shall be on a two (2) year contract basis with an option for a second contract based on satisfactory performance and good conduct.
- A competitive remuneration package commensurate with the advertised position will be offered.
Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to submit their application documents which must include: Letter of Application in own handing writing, certified copies of Academic Qualifications, Latest Medical Report, Curriculum Vitae and references to the address given below. Closing date of applications is 20th November 2020. Applications should be sent to:-
The Human Resource Officer
Zambia Episcopal Conference
Catholic Secretariat – Kapingila House
P.O Box 31965