The Livingstone Youth Football Academy (LYFA) is a Zambian charity that offers young people of all abilities opportunities to work towards a healthy and successful future.
The academy takes a holistic approach to development incorporating a range of programmes from mentoring, health services, HIV, education and literacy.
By investing in players education, character development and nutrition alongside expert football coaching, we hope to develop well rounded athletes who have a real chance.
As the organisation has grown there has become more of a need to migrate onto a financial package to effectively report on the income and expenditure of the organisation.
This position will help the organisation set this up and train office staff on how to use the package.
Job Type : Contract (part-time)
Location : Livingstone, Zambia
Hours of Work : 3 days a week : 9am to 5pm.
Duration : 3 months
Job Purpose : To help with the migration of the organisation’s finances to a Sage package and draw up the end of year accounts.
Migrate all financial records onto sage from current excel cash book and to provide advice on a proper ZICA Accounting systems implementation
Review and develop current financial procedures and internal financial controls provide additional training and guidance for office staff.
Help the academy setup all statutory returns i.e. ZRA and NAPSA
Prepare end of year accounts to give comprehensive financial position of the organisation to submit to donors.
Work with senior staff to draw up a budget and long-term financial strategy.
Perform an internal audit on all organisation financial records;
Recommend effective policy, procedures, and systems with the view of safeguarding donor funds of the organisation
Review and provide expert advice on current payroll systems.
Ensure the financial affairs of the organisation are conducted within legal requirements, local authorities, accounting conventions and good practice.
Promote charitable purposes and community development that represent views of donors and partners
Ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
The ideal candidate must display the following :
Full ZICA / ACCA or CIMA
Must be a registered chartered accountant with a current ZICA license
Expert knowledge of Sage finance packages
Previous experience working with non-profits or NGO’s to improve financial health
Understanding of local regulations concerning charity law, tax, pensions, payroll, contracts, etc
Good ability to use basic IT software such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
NGO Audit experience will be an added advantage
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