Chief Accountant

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Chief Accountant

  • Post Date:June 8, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

A religious institution with responsibility for Institutions in the Education, Mission work, Charity, and hospitals is looking to hire a Chief Accountant based at its regional office in Harare.

The role: Chief Accountant ~ middle-level management

This opening is an exciting opportunity for a Chief Accountant (CA). The CA is responsible for oversight of the institution’s accountants, financial reporting, managing risk-on assets, tax planning, budgetary control, and reviewing the financial reports. The CA ensures that the regional office and the institutions are efficient, financially healthy, compliant.

The key responsibilities

  • Lead financial teams within the units to ensure timely financial reporting and submission of monthly management accounts to the regional office.
  • Support value preservation with the institutions
  • Ensure policies and manuals remain current and relevant to mitigate exposure
  • Lead the finance team and support skills development
  • Coordinating audits, planning, preparation, and finalization for all institutions
  • Maintain asset registers and manage risk on assets e.g Cash, Inventories
  • Ensure adequacy of disaster recovery plans and integrity of information
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory returns from regulatory bodies such as Zimra.
  • Maintain regional office ledger and financial reports.

The person required:

  • A qualified and articled Accountant who is a member in good standing of a reputable professional body.
  • An Undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • At least 3 years of experience in a related role, preferably within the education or medical or charity sector.
  • Ability to lead and create an inclusive, empowering culture where the team can thrive.
  • A self-driven individual who can work with very minimal or no supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with Pastel and Excel

Interested persons should email CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than 11 June 2021