Accounts Assistant

Zambia Daily Mail Limited

Accounts Assistant – Livingstone Office (1)

Zambia Daily Mail Limited, an equal opportunity employer and leading daily newspaper company in Zambia, inviting a suitably qualified and high calibre internal candidate to fill the position of Accounts Assistant to be based in Livingstone office. This is a contractual position reporting to the Accountant Treasury.

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of the job is to perform all accounting functions for the regional office

Duties Include:

  • Receipting of all company cash and cheques from pre-sales, street sales, advertising, debtors and any other sources.
  • Banking all receipts within 24 hours of receipt.
  • Posting of all bank deposits in pastel on a daily basis
  • Encashment of cheques.
  • Collecting both advertising and circulation outstanding debt promptly.
  • Receiving, recording and delivering of invoices to customers promptly
  • Reconciling and preparing reports for advertising and circulation receivables accounts monthly.
  • Preparation and maintenance of daily sales and banking summaries
  • Management of office petty cash
  • Controlling the issuance and usage of fuel and oils allocation in an efficient manner.
  • Sending all accounting records to head office on a weekly basis
  • Maintain proper and systematic filing of all accounting records
  • Ensuring safe custody of all accounting documents and company money prior to banking
  • Monitoring and controlling the purchase and usage of office consumables like stationery, groceries etc.
  • Performing any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisors from time to time

Qualifications, Experience and Other Attributes

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with at least 5 ‘O’ levels including Mathematics and English
  • ZICA Licentiate, ACCA Skills Level or its equivalent.
  • Paid up member of ZICA.
  • Hands on experience with Evolution
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience

If you think you are the right person we are looking for, please send your application letter together with a detailed CV and copies of your academic and professional qualifications to the undersigned, not later than 30th August 2021.

The Director-Human Resource & Administration
Zambia Daily Mail Limited
PO Box 31421

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