Assistant Finance Officer

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Assistant Finance Officer

  • Post Date:January 19, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
Job Description

Section: Finance and Administration
Location: CCJP Offices, Masvingo
Immediate Supervisor: Finance and Administration Officer
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract

About CCJP

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) is an arm of the Catholic Church under the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC). Since 1972, CCJP has been working to promote social justice, reconciliation, healing, tolerance, human rights, constitutionalism, good governance and peace. CCJP works towards a God-fearing, democratic and prosperous nation without regard to ethnicity, race, religion or nationality. CCJP Masvingo is implementing projects in seven districts of Masvingo province as well as in Beitbridge district. CCJP Masvingo is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill the following post:

Position summary

Assists the Finance and Administration Officer to provide financial information to management by examining and analysing accounting data; preparing accurate reports in compliance with CCJP Masvingo Policies and Procedures, donor rules and regulations and other applicable rules and regulations in a timely manner. In addition, s/he assists with the management and safeguarding of the organisation’s financial resources and meeting statutory obligations.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparing expenditure journals and financial reports in compliance with the Accounting SOP and other applicable guidelines;
  • Reconciling CCJP’s current accounts and follow up on any variances to ensure accuracy and completeness;
  • Reviewing and analyzing project balance reconciliations and escalate any issues to the Finance and Admin Officer;
  • Reviewing VAT schedules and supporting documents for compliance, accuracy, and completeness on a monthly basis;
  • Performing monthly reconciliations for terminal benefits accounts for review by the Finance and Admin Officer;
  • Keeping track of entries in allocated B/Sheet Accounts to ensure they are cleared on a monthly basis;
  • Processing financial transactions in compliance with CCJP policies and procedures;
  • Monitoring Project Officers’ expenditures and advise on over/under expenditure;
  • Preparing tax and statutory returns ensuring that they are correctly completed, filed and paid on time;
  • Performing monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliations including staff advance, cash books, inter-fund accounts and other assets and liabilities accounts as assigned by the Finance and Admin Officer.


  • A Degree in Accountancy;
  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CIS, CIMA;
  • Proficient in ICT, Excel and Pastel;
  • At least one year post qualification experience in a similar position;
  • Organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
  • High level of numeracy and ability to pay attention to detail;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

To apply

Written application including certified copies of certificates and detailed CV should be sent to
The Diocesan Coordinator,
CCJP Masvingo,
51 Robertson Street,

Or email to [email protected]

Deadline: 22 January 2021