Manager – Finance and Administration Job Vacancy (1)

Job Deadline-16 November

Our client, the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone Limited (LS MFEZ) is a subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). LS-MFEZ Ltd was incorporated on 25th June 2012 with a mandate to manage, operate and develop the LS-MFEZ. The main purpose of establishing the LS MFEZ is to promote manufacturing activities, to be supported by commercial and residential facilities. The line Ministry for LS-MFEZ Ltd is Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. LS-MFEZ Ltd is headed by the Managing Director who is supported by managers in various divisions.


  • To prepare, develop and analyse management accounting information for internal and external stakeholders and to oversee prudent utilisation of LS-MFEZ financial, human and ICT resources in order to provide professional financial, HR and ICT services
  • Implements effective grant tracking or monitoring systems for monitoring grant expenditure in order to identify irregularities
  • Manages payroll and expense reimbursement for local staff
  • Prepares cash flow statements and expenditure accounts
  • Monitors cash flow and works closely with the Chief Executive Officer to manage shortfalls or surpluses
  • Works closely with the Chief Executive Officer to prepare Company, annual and multi-year budgets
  • Analyses variances and explores potential problems with Company budget in order to forecast address any variances
  • Prepares monthly financial reports for internal and external use
  • Prepares periodic budgetary control statements in order to determine Company financial performance and suggest corrective action, if required
  • Processes cheques and code expenditure (travel advances, imprest and purchase requisition)
  • Participates in internal and external audits by providing auditors with accounting documents as requested and provides explanations for audit queries
  • Manages compliance with Zambian tax laws
  • Manages annual Human Resource audit to ensure compliance with Zambian Labour Laws
  • Manages human resource matters including contracts, insurance and performance appraisal cycles
  • Oversees the ICT function to ensure it is fully functional and liaises with the external service providers


  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Full ACCA or CIMA and ZICA or Bachelor of Accountancy and Finance
  • ZICA Membership or any other relevant professional body
  • Seven years relevant post qualification experience of which three years should be at senior level
  • Good leadership and strategic management skills
  • Deep knowledge of best practices in financial management required
  • Proven ability to lead the HR function Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledge of key donor reporting requirements; and Experience and understanding of not-for-profit accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Access and PowerPoint required
  • Familiarity with Serenic Navigator, or similar finance and accounting software, preferred
  • Financial management and financial reporting skills
  • Ability to mentor and coach
  • Excellent analytical and management skills
  • Confidentiality

How to apply
The position title being applied for should be included in the subject of your e-mail.
Failure to adhere to the instructions above will invalidate your application.
Your attachments must bear the position title you are applying for and your full name
Additionally, applicants are required to quote the advert reference number in their application (email subject or on envelope). A detailed Curriculum Vitae (in MS Word Format) must be submitted together with copies of academic and professional certificates and names, contact numbers, and addresses of four referees using one of the following methods:
Submit it with your CV to:
Laura and Partners Consulting Ltd,
397 Independence Avenue, Woodlands,
PO Box 51388

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