Living Water International Zambia Job Vacancy Finance Manager -

Living Water International Zambia Job Vacancy Fi...

Living Water International Zambia  -  Lusaka,    Closes: October 26, 2018

Finance & Accounts

Job Description

Reporting to: Country Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the annual budgeting process for the Country Office
  • Leadership and Management of grants from participation in proposals development, filling grants planning models; reviewing all grant contracts for new projects; updating the budgets and monitoring of the utilization and performance of the grants.
  • Manage the day-to-day finance processes, procedures for the Country office, including finance disbursements, cash receipts, banking, payments and other finance related tasks.
  • Responsible for the proper documentation of all Finance records for the office; effective filing and documentation of all financial transactions.
  • Ensure strict compliance to statutory, national and LWI finance policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ensure that the Living Water International computerized accounting system (QuickBooks) is maintained by making accurate entries for all expenses.
  • Responsible for the preparation of all monthly financial management reports including all reconciliations, income and expenditure, Budget Vs. Actual (BvA) and accounts payables.
  • Support the External Audit processes for the Country office and conduct Internal Audit checks by undertaking monthly tests of transactions from the different departments.
  • Ensure that the country program has sufficient funds always through timely preparations and submission of monthly fund requests.
  • Review all payments for completeness and accuracy before Country Director’s approval and ensure timely payments are done.
  • Advise the Country Director and country staff on all matters of finance, budget and taxes
  • Prepare and present Monthly management reports to SMT and periodic reports to the Board
  • Ensure compliance to LWI procurement policy from planning to implementation and ensure the stores are well managed.
  • Responsible for Vendor management and ensure contracts are in place as well all documentation for payment of goods and services.
  • Responsible for all Finance staff and interns in the country office.
  • Perform other tasks as required by the Country Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Finance/Business Administration – Finance or equivalent;
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and ACCA or any other technical qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years’ Financial experience
  • Knowledge of and working experience with QuickBooks accounting system
  • Proven skills in managing several roles at the same time
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly proficient in English
  • Communicating orally/Presentation skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • MUST be a committed Christian with personal relationship with Christ Jesus.
Applicants should submit;
  1. 1-page letter clearly indicating how the candidate meets each of the qualifications, skills and experience above.
  2. Updated CV (not more than (4) four pages)- starting with the most recent role to: [email protected] or hand delivered to our office Plot 4135/17, Mambilima Road Rhodes Park, Lusaka. The deadline for receipt of application letters is 26 October 2018 By 17: 00 hours, Zambian time. We encourage you to visit our website: for more information about our work.
  3. The Subject Line in the email must read LWIZ FINANCE MANAGER 2018. Any application with varying subject title may not be received.
Note: Please do NOT apply if you do not meet all the qualifications, skills and experience stated above LWIZ is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted on October 16, 2018
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