Thursday, January 21, 2016

Accounts Assistant job in Zambia

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) seeks highly qualified and accomplished public health leaders and providers for the recently awarded United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded District Coverage of Health Services (USAID DISCOVER-H) Project.The five-year project, which will be led by JSI in collaboration with the Palladium Group, will support the efficient and effective control of the HIV epidemic, malaria, childhood illnesses, and unplanned pregnancies in order to reduce associated morbidity and mortality. The USAID DISCOVER-H vision is to improve the lives of Zambians by ensuring equitable access to and use of high quality health services and products at the district and community levels. Working towards this vision, USAID DISCOVER-H will develop and help sustain a health model that maximizes the relative strengths of the public and private (commercial and non-commercial) sectors, to deliver health products and services that reach all beneficiaries and consumer markets. Through a market-based approach, USAID DISCOVER-H will serve as a strategic partner and steward to the Government of the Republic of Zambia at national, provincial. and district levels in ensuring a conducive policy environment for a total market approach in service and product delivery; conducting and using market-based research to define market segments so that messages, services, and products can be appropriately targeted; and developing partnerships among and between various sectors to help grow and sustain the overall health market in Zambia and reach underserved populations and areas. JSI is recruiting for the following position:
Accounts Assistant – (2 positions)
Primary Responsibilities
• Post all financial transactions as required and ensure that all project expenses incurred are paid for in a timely manner
• Serve as the custodian of USAID DISCOVER-H petty cash in line with all JSI policies and internal controls, including timely replenishment of the account
• Maintain the cheque register for all cheque payments and ensure that photocopies of signed checks are made before releasing checks to the respective payees, vendors
• Ensure all payments vouchers in the e-filling records have all documentation attached and complete before being dispatched to home office on the 8th of every month
• Act as a bank agent for USAID DISCOVER-H including cash withdrawals, banking as per JSI policy, collection of periodic statements of accounts and all bank-related correspondences
• Provide day to day clerical assistance to the finance team,including managing the documentation and filing of all finance related files.
• Handle both local and international dispatch of financial documents and preparation of complete field accounts packages to home office(e.g using DHL,FedEx,etc)
• Follow up and reconcile hotel bills(Hotel Bill Analysis)and payments for training, meetings and workshop venues for various program activities
• Follow up on outstanding or missing vouchers and supporting documents e.g delivery notes,receipt and invoices with vendors both in Lusaka and other towns
• Keep track/record of all used and unused receipts books over the period of the project
• Keep track of all pending payments for vendors including all contractual obligations for services and goods
• Receive all cash retirements once the project Account has reviewed and approved all expenses reports
• Photocopy and scan accounts vouchers including e-filing documents in one note
Qualifications and Skills
• Minimum diploma or degree in accounting and/or a recognized accounting qualification (minimum ZICA Tech,CAT or part qualified ACCA or equivalent)
• Minimum of three(3) years’ experience in financial management for international donor-funded projects- experienced with USAID funded projects highly desired
• Demonstrated ability to manage time and perform to strict deadlines
• First handed experience of using accounting software, specifically Quick Books
• Computer proficiency in Word and Excel
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork, writing and organizational skills
Application Process
Please send a written application either via email or through regular mail. Your application should consist of a cover letter and a detailed CV including full addresses and contact telephone numbers. Please indicate the position you are applying for In your cover letter and also give names, addresses and contact telephone numbers of three referees.
Please send e-mail applications.with the position you are applying for in the subject line, to:
Please send hardcopy applications with the position clearly marked on the envelope to:
The Project Director, USAID DISCOVER-H,4515B Incito Office Complex, Reedbuck Road, Kabulonga, PO Box 51185, Lusaka, Zambia. Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: 25th January 2016.


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