TECHNICAL OFFICER at Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)


Position Summary

The incumbent shall provide technical accounting support to members and assist with overall achievement of ZICA’s statutory objectives through contribution to the formulation and implementation of accounting standards in accordance with the Accountants Act of 2008. The ideal candidate must able to effectively work in a team environment, prioritize multiple projects and deadlines, have excellent communication and writing skills as well as have strong interests in technical accounting and auditing standards, public-sector financial management and taxation.


Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  1. Monitoring Exposure Drafts and other consultation papers issued by International Standard-setters and IFAC member bodies:
  2. Draft comment letters on Exposure Drafts and other discussion documents in consultation with relevant stakeholders Prepare accounting and auditing pronouncements on matters related to practice of auditing, professional ethics, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).
  3. Participate in the submissions and release of the commentaries for the Institute;
  4. Assist in responding to emerging issues and technical queries on implementation of standards:
  5. Carry out outreach activities through organising Technical updates workshops;
  6. Communicates to all practicing accountants about policy changes in order to raise awareness amongst all accountants;
  7. Facilitate research on topics of interest to the Institute and the public.
  8. Participate in writing position papers to Government and Parliament on taxation and various aspects of national economic development.


  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate;
  • ZICA Professional or equivalent, or recognized accounting degree with post qualifying practical training;
  • Practical experience in auditing and financial reporting;
  • Knowledge of tax laws including ability to interpret and analyse tax laws.
  • Good communication and presentation skills,;
  • Good technical, organizational and project management skills; and
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Honest and Integrity
  • Ability to liaise with members of the accounting profession and other stakeholders;


A member of ZICA in good standing

A competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience awaits the successful candidate. Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae to the address below.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants,
Plot 2374/a Thabo Mbeki Road
Po Box 32005,


Closing date for receiving application is 7th August,  2018

Only candidates can apply for this job.

Systems Support and Data Base Administrator at cGrate Zambia January, 2021

cGrate Zambia Processes Payments by connecting consumers, merchants & issuers Position Overview: Systems Support and Database Admin The Systems Support and Testing Officer is responsible for IT support, Systems Administration and Database Administrator. Job Responsibilities Database Administration Managing data management policies Managing data sources i.e. system databases, finance systems data and staff data Providing Management Information System (MIS) data for

Systems Support and Testing Officer at cGrate Zambia January, 2021

cGrate Zambia Processes Payments by connecting consumers, merchants & issuers Position Overview: Systems Support and Testing Officer The Systems Support and Testing Officer is responsible for Network Management, IT support, Systems Administration and Testing of systems. Job Responsibilities Testing SMS and USSD Aggregation EVD Integration testing Mobile banking integrations Merchant Payments integrations Deposits and withdrawals integrations 543 Pay integrations System

Front Desk Officer at FAWEZA January, 2021

FAWEZA Forum for African Women Educationalists of Zambia (FAWEZA) Reporting to the Personal and Administration Officer (APO) the Front Desk Officer will be responsible for managing our front desk on a daily basis and to perform a variety of administrative and secretarial tasks. As a Front Desk Officer will be the first point of contact for the organisation. PERSON SPECIFICATION

QHSE Officer (Zambia) at Alistair Group January, 2021

Alistair Group TO BE KNOWN AS THE COMPANY THAT MAKES AFRICA WORK BETTER Are you someone who loves the order of policies and procedures? Do you believe that the responsible way is the best way? Then we have the job for you! With a growing fleet of 400 trucks Health and Safety is always important. We are looking for someone

Automotive Mechanic at Real Meat Africa Company Limited January, 2021

The Real Meat Africa Company Limited One of the largest meat processing companies in Zambia Background: Amatheon Agri is a European agribusiness and farming company developing and operating sustainable agriculture and food projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, headquartered in Berlin. Amatheon Agri acquired majority stakes in leading Zambian meat processing companies which were consolidated into the Real Meat Africa (RMA) Group

Search Job here