Accounts Clerk

DAPP Zambia

Job Title: Accounts Clerk

DAPP is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the position of Accounts Clerk.

The position is tenable in Lusaka, Lusaka residents are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.

Job summary/ responsibilities:
  1. Review and ensure prompt retirement of receipts from the projects and post into the PASTEL accounting system
  2. Alert superiors and Finance and Administration team of any challenges from, or with the Projects
  3. Ensure that all relevant information entered, or correspondence with the donor partners is maintained on a respective file for the respective donor
  4. Ensure that monthly reports are reviewed for data quality; and work directly and promptly with the Project leaders to correct any inaccuracies.
  5. Analyse and balance/creditors balances on the Trial Balance and make sure it is signed out by the respective Accountant in the Project to which the amount is owed to, or by
  6. Review and post invoices as per the Invoice Master Plan which is maintained by the Expansion Coordinator
  7. Assist the Project Accountant and Project Officers in collecting outstanding accounts receivables
  8. Prepare receipts, ensuring that they reconcile with the revenue and system reports, reviewing supporting documentation, that is, ensuring that funds received from the partners have been receipted
  9. Process and review receipts and travel expense reports related to the Project
  10. Work on other Projects as assigned in order to broaden scope and appreciation of what, and how other projects are undertaken
  11. Provide year-end support of external auditors requirements, which may include vouching and reconcilement
  12. Take responsibility to ensure that performance reviews are done at the scheduled times, without fail
  1. Certificate in Accountancy
  2. One year post qualification experience
  3. Knowledge of the Pastel Accounting, or similar financial accounting package
  4. Membership of the Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (ZICA)

Applications with detailed CVs and minimum 3 referees must be received by 18th June, 2021.

Please submit applications via email to with copy to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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