Airtel Zambia Recruiting: Financial Reporting Manager – Ends 21 April 2017

Airtel is the number ONE service provider covering every district in Zambia and offering the widest range of tariffs & Value Added Services on the market suiting all our subscribers.


  • To comply with statutory requirements of reporting financial performance of Airtel Networks Zambia under IFRS

1. Management of Input and Output SLAs for Financial Reporting between Airtel Networks Zambia and ACE:

  • Ensure alignment of all Business Units in Airtel Network Zambia with the SLAs signed with ACE – Hold frequent review meetings with Business Units to align them with SLA deliverables
  • Ensure timely submission of all Inputs to ACE in line with agreed SLAs
  • Ensure timely review and validation of all inputs submitted to ACE
  • Ensure timely review and validation of all Outputs from ACE for confirmation of accuracy and completeness of outputs and as per inputs submitted
  • Timely closure of all identified issues that arise in the monthly book closure process

2. Accounting

  • Ensure accuracy of all transactions posted in the GL
  • Ensure all transactions posted to the GL have valid verifiable back up that must be retained for Internal and External Audits
  • Ensure all transactions posted in the GL are in line with applicable company accounting guidelines and relevant IFRS

3. Review and Analysis of Monthly Financial Statements

  • Analytical review of Revenue in line with Key business revenue drivers
  • Ensure justification of all operating expenditure lines with valid back up for all movements that occur monthly
  • Review and analysis of all balance sheet accounts before closure of monthly financial statements

4. Balance Sheet Health (Reconciliations)

  • Ensure all critical balance sheet reconciliations are completed as per guidelines
  • Ensure all other balance sheet reconciliations are completed monthly
  • Ensure follow up and closure of matters arising from balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure evidence of balance sheet reconciliation is available at all time for review
  • Maintain a register of key matters arising from balance sheet reconciliations with relevant action plans and closure dates as part of monthly governance process

5. Operations

  • Ensure end to end management of Vendor Payment Cycle
  • Ensure end to end management of the channel accounting cycle
  • Ensure end to end management of the Roaming and Interconnection functions
  • Ensure end to end management of the Fixed Assets Accounting Function

6. Governance

  • Ensure monthly balance confirmation sign off for all Intercompany Accounts
  • Ensure Quarterly Balance confirmation from banks for bank balances and loans where applicable
  • Ensure all accounting transactions are authorized as per FDOA
  • Ensure monthly sign off of all reconciliations and retention of all relevant accounting evidence
  • Ensure monthly submission of Group Accounting Guideline and Desk Top Review Schedules as per monthly reporting calendar


  • Chartered Accountant/Certified Public Accountant & IFRS Expert Knowledge
    Seasoned Accountant
  • Relevant Experience 6 to 8 years
  • Knowledge of the latest accounting tools / Software available for reporting
  • Knowledge of changes in the Accounting Standards applied under IFRS
  • Exposure to an ERP environment
  • Preferred background being telecom / service industry
  • Inter personnel skill
  • Cross functional appreciation
  • Business and commercial acumen
  • Detailed and Analytical
  • Ability to align strategies and systems to business needs
  • Strong team management skills

How to apply
Send your application & Curriculum vitae to the undersigned:

For more information

[email protected]
Airtel Zambia (Showgrounds, Lusaka)

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