Finance and Officer Manager, Zambia

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Lusaka, Zambia
Apply by 28 June 2018
Mid-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 18 October 2017

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage financial reporting, accounts payable, billing of services to vendors and managing accounts receivable, cash management, tax management and budgeting.
  • Assist in the preparations of presentations, reports and/or documents for key stakeholders.
  • Communicate and coordinate with various departmental units, including Crown Agents Project, Finance and Information Services, will be required.
  • Handle all administrative and logistical task for the office with a primary focus to support the Chief of Party.
  • Handle all administrative and logistical task for the office with a primary focus to support the Chief of Party.
  • Support other administrative tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of full range of MS Office applications with advance excel skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and complete projects deadline
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent communication skills and experience with business writing
  • Ability to use office technology such as copiers and scanners
  • Interest in CA-USA’s mission and enthusiasm to contribute and learn

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business.
  • CPA or equivalent preferred
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office environment highly preferred

Computer Skills

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with at least one accounting computer system and country local accounting standards.

Must be authorized to work in Zambia for any employer.

About the Organization

Our Business

Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 11 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Crown Agents Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in procurement, logistics, health systems strengthening, customs and trade facilitation and public financial management.

Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Department of State (DOS), and the Gates Foundation.

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