ACCOUNTANT – HEAD OFFICE
Purpose of the job: This position requires a seasoned and experienced finance professional with demonstrable experience. The position exists to support, co-ordinate and improve efficiency in the day-to-day operations and ensure that financial affairs are handled in a manner consistent with internal policies and procedures. The job also entails the production of accurate, timely and reliable financial records that comply with the dictates of the Public Finance Management Act (PFM Act), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
Assisting in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements.Preparation of monthly, quarterly management accounts, Preparation of annual budgets Accounts receivables and accounts payables management Preparation of annual financial audits. Maintaining a comprehensive asset register. Maintenance of Cashbooks, Ledgers and production of bank reconciliations Maintaining investments schedules. Implement and recommend internal control systems to management. Supervision of subordinates Any other relevant duties as assigned by management.
Education and Experience
Must be a holder of a recognised Honours Degree in Accounting or equivalent. A professional qualification such as full CIMA/ACCA or CGI or equivalent is essential. At least 5 years’ working experience in accounting at a senior officer level with at least 3 years in the public sector.
Skills and Competencies • Proficiency in Sage Pastel Accounting packages and Microsoft Excel. • Sound financial analysis and reporting skills • Budgeting and Budgetary control • Cash management • Project appraisals skills • Ability to pay close attention to detail for accuracy. • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. • Knowledge and competency in accounting principles • Good time management abilities • Good critical reasoning abilities.
NMMZ is an equal opportunities employer which recognizes gender equality across its functions. In that regard, all eligible and interested candidates who meet the above specifications should submit their applications supported by an updated Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional certificates merged in a single PDF file not later than Wednesday 25 October 2023 to:-
THE ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS OF ZIMBABWE
107 ROTTEN ROW HARARE
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