Organization name : ROCINANTES
Job Title : Financial and Administrative Officer
Location : Lusaka, ZAMBIA
FINANCIAL and ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Responsible to : Country Director and Project Manager (or any responsible staff assigned by Headquarter)
Qualifications / Skills Preferred
University degree in Accounting, Finance.
Minimum 3 years of working experience with international NGOs.
Spoken and written English fluency.
Knowledge on International Accounting Standards (IAS).
Experience in using accounting software is advantageous.
General math skills.
Computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, and web browsing).
Leadership and time, task, and resource management skills.
Issues identification and problem-solving skills.
Critical thinking, coaching, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
Familiarity with budget planning and enforcement, human resources, and customer service procedures.
Attention to details, deadline-oriented, confidentiality.
Respectful, grateful, graceful, honest, proactive, motivated, positive thinking and punctuality.
Document financial transactions by entering account information.
Update and maintain filing system related to finance.
Participate in counting cash and collate with the data input on a weekly basis.
Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
Perform full set of accounts closing, bank reconciliations, and cash reconciliations.
Liaise with banks for all finance matters and transfer under the instructions of Country Director and Project Manager (or any responsible staff assigned by Headquarter).
Ensure monthly payment of salaries, incentives, social insurance, personal income tax, and all governmental fees under the instructions of Country Director and Project Manager (or any responsible staff assigned by Headquarter).
Be aware and prepare the necessary payment accordingly for all the activities of the organization both in the office and the field.
Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.