Employment opportunity—ZEC Accountant

Employment opportunity—ZEC Accountant


Employment opportunity—ZEC Accountant


The Zambia Episcopal Conference [ZEC] is the umbrella mother body of the Catholic Church in Zambia. With its Secretariat located at Kapingila ZEC Guest House in Kabulonga Residential Area. The Bishops Conference owns the Catholic Secretariat in Lusaka. The Catholic Secretariat requires a hard-working individual to undertake the role of Accountant at the Secretariat to help with day to day management of accounts.

1. Job Title: Accountant

The Accountant is accountable to the Finance and Administration Manager, Catholic Secretariat Job Purpose: Ensuring prudent financial management at Catholic Secretariat

2. Academic Qualifications:

Full grade 12 certificate with at least 5 credits Degree in Accounts, ACCA/ZICA Qualifications

3. Professional Qualifications:

Member of ZICA

4. Work Experience:

At least 3 years 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, result-oriented and innovative

4.1.5 Practicing catholic, committed to living the values of the organization on/off work

5. Main Responsibilities

5.1 Keeping records of office supplies, material and equipment

5.2 Timely preparation of Quarterly and Annual financial reports

5.3 Liaison with funding agencies and other partners

5.4 Collecting invoices/bills and making payments ensuring the prevailing financial rules and regulations of partner NGOs are adhered to

5.5 Quarterly preparation of the variance reports

5.6 Assist the Finance and Administration Manager in monitoring financial situations and process payments according to cash flow

5.7 Make day to day financial entries and maintain books of accounts

5.8 Keeping financial documents and records

6. Terms and Conditions of service;

• This appointment of 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 applications which must include: Letter of application, certified copies of academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Latest Medical Report and references to the address below.

The Human Resource Officer

Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholic Secretariat-Kapingila House

PO Box 31965


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Closing date of applications is 6th August 2021


About Caritas Zambia

Caritas Zambia is a Catholic Organisation that is an integral structure of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB). The Conference of Bishops is a permanent grouping of Bishops of a given nation or territory that jointly exercises certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of their territory. This is done for the sake of effective evangelisation. To promote the principle of the common good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programmes of the apostolate which are fittingly adapted to the circumstances of the time and place, is the role of Bishops.