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Posted on 2nd October, 2016

Zambia National Building Society is the main provider of sustainable and affordable mortgage financing, property Management and banking services in Zambia.

The Society seeks to recruit a skilled, experienced, motivated and energetic individual to be part of a dynamic team to fill the following position:-


Job Purpose:

To provide support to the Finance Manager in matters relating to the provision of efficient and effective financial services to ZNBS by maintaining accurate and up to date accounting records in order to provide accurate and up to date financial information to management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures timely production and accurate maintenance of daily accounting records by supervision and controlling of accounts staff

  • Prepares daily, weekly and monthly cash flow statements, showing inflows and resource allocation

  • Ensures timely processing of payments to suppliers, statutory bodies and staff when funds are available based on the planned sequence

  • Checks and verifies payments to ensure that they have required accompanying documents and for correctness and approvals before processing payment.

  • Supervises the rental portfolio and ensures that all rentals due to the Society are collected and accounted for

  • Supervises the preparation of the Society‚Äôs monthly payroll and ensures that payroll payment schedules are produced on time, salaries are paid on time, statutory (PAYE, NAPSA) and other deductions are effected and paid on due dates and payroll back ups are done after every payroll

  • Ensures that banking and general ledger renconiliations are done on time and that all outstanding items are resolved on time.

  • Ensures that debtors receipted amounts are posted to correct accounts and invoicing is done correctly.

  • Updates creditors statements in readiness for payments

  • Ensures that statutory payments are made accurately and on time.

  • Supervises, coaches, trains, disciplines and motivates subordinates in order to contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives

  • Agrees, supervises, monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure they meet their performance objectives

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full accounting qualification such as a Degree in Accountancy, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent

  • Member of ZICA

Minimum relevant work experience

  • Three (3) years post qualifying experience prefereably in the financial sector.

Required Competencies and Personal Attributes

  • Good Knowledge of power point, microsoft excel and miscrosoft word

  • Experince with Pastel Accounting Software will be an added advantage

  • Good supervisory skills

  • Good Planning skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good analytical Skills

Appropriately qualified and interested candidates meeting the above credentials must submit application letters enclosing a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), traceable referees and copies of academic/professional qualifications to the undersigned by Monday 17th October, 2016 17:00 hours with the position applied for clearly marked on the envelope.

The Director Human Resources & Administration

Zambia National Building Society

Century House, 2nd Floor, Cairo Road

P O Box 30420


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted