Finance Officer

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Position Title: Finance Officer

Supervisor: Senior Finance Officer

Location: Lusaka

Basic function

To act in collaborative capacity with the Finance Department with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. S/He is expected to assist in the development, implementation, monitoring, and coordination of projects activities as outlined hereunder.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare GFAS entries as assigned including invoices and journal entries.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations statements on a monthly basis.
  • Review petty cash reconciliations on a monthly basis and conduct spontaneous petty cash spot checks.
  • Facilitate the payment of vendor invoices on a weekly basis.
  • Work with the Technical team in the analysis of expenditure trends by program areas/activities.
  • Coordinate the tracking of program allocated budgets and development of program activity budgets in Lusaka and the field offices.
  • Review of training budgets on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain physical inventory listings as per established FHI 360 standards, which include inventory listing and reconciliation of records to the GFAS accounting system.
  • Perform accurate and timely reconciliations of advances (including travel, workshop advances, other receivables, and prepaid accounts) to field office balances per FHI 360 General Ledger, to the GFAS Country Office Balance Sheet.
  • Review of travel expense reports.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or related field.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in administration and finance.
  • Strong working knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

Prior experience working within NGO environment will be added advantage

The last day of receiving applications is 3 April, 2024.

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This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

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