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Finance Manager

Electoral Commission of Zambia

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 23/06/2022.

Electoral Commission of Zambia Jobs in Lusaka Finance Manager Carreer opportunities in Lusaka vacancies in Electoral Commission of Zambia at Lusaka

# Job Description

The Electoral Commission of Zambid seeks to recruit quanted and experienced
Zambian national to fill the following vacant position:

FINANCE MANAGER

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To oversee cash flow and overall finances of the Commission. To prepare,
control and manage the Commissions budgets, and ensure implementation of
Commission’s financial policies and procedures. To monitor the revenues and
expenditures by ensuring that all payments are within the approved budgets and
that funds are available as and when such payments are being made.

REPORTING ACCOUNTABILITY

This is a position reporting to the Director Finance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains the Commission’s financial management information system to ensure
all commitments and expenditure processes are performed in line with the
Commission’s requirements and other relevant legislation.
Authorises payment requests and ensure conformity with Commission’s financial
management policy and procedures and are within approved budget.
Maintains liaison with procurement unit to ensure that all payments are within
the approved budgets and that funds are available before contracting suppliers
of goods and services.
Prepares and communicates the payment plans to all head of departments.
Reviews and authorise bank reconciliation statements for all Commission bank
accounts prepared on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy.
Check accounting records regularly and conduct spot checks to ensure that all
receipts are banked promptly and imprests retired in accordance with
Commission policy.
Scans the environment to identify investment opportunities for excess funds
and make recommendations to Director Finance suitable options to add value to
the Commission’s financial base.
Provides expenditure projections and assesses financial position and makes
recommendations for prudent cash flow management.
Facilitates internal audits and ensures necessary documentation is provided
for the Audit team to perform their work effectively and efficiently.
Ensure that the payroll is prepared correctly and on time, and that all
relevant downstream accounting entries are correctly passed in the Accounting
and financial management system.
Creates and maintains a high performance environment characterised by
acceptable work ethics and strong team oriented practices.
Keeps abreast of developments in area of speciality and adhere to the ethics
code of the profession.
Participate fully in planning, performance and other organisation-wide
management practices as required.
Perform any other related duties that the supervisor may reasonably request
from time to time.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Full Grade Twelve 12 Certificate or its equivalent.
Degree in Accountancy or equivalent with full Association of Chartered
Certified Accountants ACCA, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
CIMA or CA Zambia.
Masters of Business Administration or Equivalent will be an added advantage.
Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZICA and
in possession of a valid practicing licence.
Four years relevant post qualification experience, two 2 of which must be at
management level.
Experience in a quasi-government institution will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS.
Knowledge of global trends in accounting and finance practice.
Knowledge of the Zambian Government Accounting practice.
Valid driving licence and accident-free personal driving experience in the
last three years.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES FOR THE POSITION

Non-partisan.
Honest and reliable with moral strength.
Innovative and proactive.
High degree of attention to detail.
High degree of integrity.
Tact and diplomacy.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Self-starter
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

Good inter-personal and communication skills.
Analytical, organizational and leadership skills.
Strong ICT Skills
Report writing and general written and oral presentation skills.

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Interested candidates should send their applications clearly indicating the
position of interest on the envelope to the undersigned enclosing detailed
Curriculum Vitae with names of three 03 traceable referees including their
contact phone numbers not later than **8th July, 2022.**

The Chief Electoral Officer,

Electoral Commission of Zambia,

Elections House, Haile Selassie Avenue,

P.O. Box 50274,

LUSAKA.

**NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.**

Electoral Commission of Zambia Jobs in Lusaka Finance Manager Carreer opportunities in Lusaka vacancies in Electoral Commission of Zambia at Lusaka

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