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Job Information MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT Company Information
Contact Name The Recruiter
Contact Email
Since 03-06-2011
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Salary Range Per Month
Category Accounting/Finance
Sub Category
Shift 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs
Experience Summary 5
Posted 23-12-2020
Minimum Education University
Degree Title CPA or ACCA
Minimum Experience 5 Year (5 years of overall experience in accounting with last 3 years or more as a team leader of more than 10 employees)
Work Permit
Job Status
Job Status Receiving Applications
Start Publishing 21-12-2020
No of Jobs 1
Stop Publishing 19-01-2021
[Lusaka,Zambia ]

Our client from the Transport and Logistics industry is seeking to recruit for a Management Accountant to be in charge of a Business unit ensuring all postings are done correctly, in full and on a timely basis. As well as be aware of all financial & Operational transactions in relation to the trucks unit. Preparation of audited accounts. Also to ensure that the business unit is tax compliant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify and understand debit & credit entries posted by the accounts clerks.
  • Check that invoices have been raised to clients for all the trucks as per the dispatch schedule.
  • Check all consignment notes have been captured under the invoices raised.
  • Monitor all Balance Sheet reconciliations, ensuring completion and adequate record keeping by all key members reporting to the Management accountant.
  • Ensure all intercompany accounts are balanced monthly and signed off.
  • Ensure all debit /credit postings to the nominal ledgers are accurate.
  • Generate cost reports analyzing the profitability of the business unit per branch.
  • Prepare the file for annual statutory audit.
  • Prepare monthly P& L for the business unit as a whole and for every country to be presented to Head of BU & MD by the 10th of each month.
  • Ensure that all calculations and assumptions are linked to supporting workings and appropriate sources of information.
  • Maintain and enforce credit control across debtors and creditor balances in Truck section.
  • Verify the Diesel consumed with trucks dispatched on a monthly basis.
  •  Track spares usage & purchase per Truck on a monthly basis with Head of Finance & MD.
  • Run a profitability analysis on all routes/consignments on a monthly basis.

Typical Tasks (indicative but not exhaustive)

  • Confirm that accounts clerks have posted previous day sales, expenses & banking for the courier sector.
  • Daily banking reconciliations and Report any discrepancies to Head of Finance.
  • Alert Business Unit head /HR of any delayed banking.
  • Generate the staff advance report by 21st of each month to be handed over to HR for payroll processing.
  • Check sales submitted on the VAT return with TMS report.
  • Give information to Head of Business unit –Courier as per request.
  • Liaise with the Auditors and ensure all documents are presented as required.
  • Check that cross border sales are captured in the books as zero rated.
  • Share weekly data in respect to sales and collections with the Head of Finance.

Typical Goals (Write SMART Goals, TOP 5)

  • To submit required reports on specified timelines ( as per specific goal sheet )
  • To ensure all Bank accounts are reconciled within 5 days after month end.
  • Ensure the Audit is finalized within 3 months of the fiscal year end.
  • Ensure compliance for all statutory requirements in our countries of operation.
  • 100% accuracy on all debit / credit postings in the ledgers.
  • CPA or ACCA, an MBA in Finance or Business Administration would be preferred.
  • 5 years of overall experience in accounting with last 3 years or more as a team leader of more than 10 employees.
  • Preferably in transport and logistics industry. Should have worked on SAP or any ERP.
  • Should understand company laws, taxation rules of EA Region, all Statutory requirements-NSSF, NHIF, VAT,WHT, PAYE, Training levy
  • Able to review data and report on the sales & expenses.
  • Preparation of budgets and Strategic planning
  • Preparation of accounts and present to the auditors.


  • Preparation of accounts and present to the auditors.
  •  Analyze and understand data entry and reconcile control accounts.
  • Understanding Cost Control
  • Computations and reference of Quick Ratio, Gross profit, Net Profit, EBITDA,
  • Strong understanding of regional tax regulations and statutory matters
  • Understand numbers and analyze them
  • Proficient with MS Office- Word and excel tools
  • Updated with latest ERP
  • Ability to create and enhance systems / processes
  • Punctual, diligent and meticulous with close attention to detail
  • Negotiation and PR, People Management, Planning & Execution, Delegation & Control and Honesty and discretion

Method of Application

If you closely fit the above requirements and are interested in the position, please send your CV to: before 18th January, 2021 clearly stating in the email subject line the position you are applying for or Visit our website Download our Recruitment App from Google Play store: THE RECRUITER KSM.


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