Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

  • Post Date:June 13, 2022
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Banking
Job Description

Job Type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Business Unit: Wholesale Banking
Geographical Area: Zimbabwe
Department: Finance Department
Vacancy Manager: Accountant

Purpose of the job

Prepare various tax and regulatory returns in a timely manner

Main Focus Areas

  • Prepare all tax payments for the various tax heads before the due dates on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare supporting calculations for Quarterly Payment Dates m(QPDs) and Annual Tax Returns including payment of the taxes.
  • Collaborate with tax authorities on information requests and audits.
  • Prepare the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual Regulatory returns to ensure accuracy and completenessbefore submission to regulatory bodies.
  • Investigate and explain all material periodic movements on such returns and initiate any correcting journals where discrepancies have been noted.
  • Address and resolve queries on statutory returns and reports and provide first line contact with regulatory authorities.
  • Maintain and track a calendar of all regulatory and tax returns
  • Liase with the Tax Authorities monthly to prepare reconcilliations for all the tax head accounts with ZIMRA.
  • Reconcile internal general ledger clearing accounts for all tax types on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain an attestation file for internal and external tax accounts and ensure that reconciling items are cleared in atimely manner.
  • Provide a monthly analysis of key P&L and Balance Sheet lines for month-end reporting.
  • Prepare month-end schedules.
  • Assist with resolution of internal and external audit findings.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • B.Comm, BA or BSc or equivalent in Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, or related field.
  • Progress towards a professional Accounting qualification such as CA, ACCA, CIMA, ICTA.
  • Previous tax experience an advantage.
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and strong adherence to deadlines and targets.
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • Strong relationships building and networking skills.
  • The ability to show empathy to diffuse and resolve customer dissatisfaction.

Technical Pre-requisites

  • Strong knowledge of the full MS Office skills with
  • Advanced Excel

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CVs to: [email protected] with the Heading: “Finance Assistant” attaching your certified academic certificates, transcripts and ID.

APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MADE IN COMPLIANCE WITH BancABC’s RECRUITMENT POLICY.

Closing Date: 15 June [email protected] 16:30 hrs.