The Zambian Governance Foundation for Civil Society’s mandate is to strengthen local
communities and civil society capacities to unlock and utilize available and untapped resources for sustainable development.
ZGF has a strong belief that local communities have the power and resourcefulness to shape their own development without relying on external aid.
To achieve this, ZGF has been providing access to grants, capacity development and other resources to local CSOs and CBOs across Zambia, using a non-thematic approach, and working with communities to nurture community philanthropy.
ZGF now wishes to recruit an Accountant who fully subscribes to ZGF’s ethos and actively supports the programme team in advancing civil society and community development in the finance unit.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Finance Manager, the Accountant will be responsible for the accounting function involving receipts and expenditure, including general payments to meet the obligations of the organisation.
The applicant must be a member of ZICA and have 3 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in accountancy with part II ACCA or CIMA or equivalent.
To apply for this position, send an application comprising application letter, CV and copies of relevant certificates to , drop it in person at 9 Mansansa Close, Rhodes Park, Lusaka, or post it to ZGF, P.
O. Box 32615, , Lusaka. If you send your application by post, please indicate the job title on the envelope. The full job description for the position can be downloaded from ZGF’s website .
The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 17th February 2020. Should we decide to take your application further, we will get in touch with you.
ZGF offers selected candidates a competitive salary package.
ZGF is an equal opportunity employer.
9 Mansansa Close, Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Tel : +260 211 239413, Fax +260 211 238380, e-mail :
Below is the Job Description
Job Title Accountant
Location : Head Office
Reports To : Finance Manager
Staff Reporting : Assistant Accountant
Purpose of job
Under the general supervision and guidance of the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for accounting function involving receipts and expenditure, including general payments to meet the obligations of ZGF.
Education and training : Bachelor’s degree in accountancy with part ACCA or CIMA or equivalent; member of ZICA
Decision-making : Planning for work in the area usually within clearly defined financial management guidelines Discretion around work routines in the area
Work complexity / Problem solving : Receipts and payments, bank reconciliation, accounting entries and records, prepares financial reports
Responsibility for resources : Responsible for accounting equipment and records.
Representation : Interacts with staff at all levels in the course of duties
Work experience : 3 years relevant experience required.
Physical work environment : Office environment.
How to Apply