Finance Officer at Zambian Youth Platform November, 2019

Zambian Youth Platform (ZYP)

The Zambian Youth Platform (ZYP) is a network of adolescents and

Position: Finance Officer
Location: Choma
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract Period: 12 months      
Closing date: 02 December, 2019
Reporting to: Finance & Admin Manager

The Finance Officer will be required to assist with overseeing the financial operations of Zambian Youth Platform and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, and financial disbursements. He/she will be responsible for entering financial information and maintaining financial records for projects and for the organization.


Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Partly qualified CA Zambia/ACCA/CIMA
  • ZICA Membership a must
  • Computer literacy, familiarity with accounting packages such quick book and sage with Voucher Management & Fixed Assets Modules
  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent- an added advantage
  • 4 years hands on experience in the field of Accounting and Finance especially multi donor related


  • Strong Analysis
  • Strong financial accounting skills
  • Auditing background
  • Advanced level of computer skills
  • Results Focused and high attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • A self-starter
  • Ability to multi task, work under pressure and with minimum supervision


  • Perform daily accounting duties relating to payables and receivables
  • Prepare reconciliations such as bank, fuel and cash
  • Process and capture payments, including statutory payments
  • Assist with preparing financial reports for grants
  • Perform reconciliations of payables and receivables accounts as required
  • Check expenditure allocations to ensure that the split payment are correct
  • Assist checking compliance of payment requisitions against contracts
  • Capture of finance data
  • Assist with the annual audit preparation
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register

Candidates meeting the above prescribed qualifications should submit their application letters along with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and names, contact numbers and addresses of 3 referees, two of whom must have worked with the applicant, to the address below.

The Closing date for applications is 2nd December, 2019

All applications should be addressed to the National Coordinator and delivered to the address below or emailed to [email protected]

The National Coordinator 
Zambian Youth Platform
Box 360063

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