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Accounts Officer Full Time

Ntengwe for Community Development is a local non-profit organization focusing on Child Protection, Care and Development, Health and Education, Social and Climate Justice (Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction) and Economic Empowerment development themes in Zimbabwe. We operate in Binga, Hwange and Lupane districts in Matabeleland North Province. Our commitment to mutual partnerships at all levels and dedication to long lasting sustainable strategies enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals and communities we work with. We are seeking for a qualified and competent candidate for a Victoria Falls based position of Assistant Projects Accounts Officer that is open within our organization.

The Latest Zimbabwe Republic Police Finger prints clearance at the District and National Levels is a MUST for shortlisting and subsequent employment according to the Ntengwe for Community Development Child Protection Policy and Job advertisement, Recruitment and Selection Standards.
About the Position
This is a contract based position with possibilities of renewal based on individual performance and the availability of resources. The Assistant Projects Accounts Officer will work as part of Finance and Programmes team whose main duties are to enable the successful implementation and completion of The Pathways to Economic Justice on Women’s Land Rights in Lupane district. This Programme is part of the Leading from the South Grant which is a consortium of 5 organizations from Zimbabwe, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda with Ntengwe for Community Development as the Lead Partner.
Main Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Finance and Administration Manager; Capturing accounting data using accounting software (Pastel accounting) including processing of payroll data; Maintaining proper books of accounting for the organization; Budget Preparation and financial reporting; Check invoices/receipts and ensure proper authorization for payments; Report writing, Data Acquisition and Analysis of financial data; Any other duties as assigned by management
Qualifications and Experience
Higher National Diploma in Accounting or a first degree in Accounting or Bachelors Honours Degree in Accounting; At least 4 years’ experience in project administration and accounting or a similar position with a reputable organisation; Experienced and demonstrated use of Accounting Software (Pastel Version 14); Experience in preparing audit schedules for external auditors; Experience in accounting for non-profit institutions would be an asset; Ability to efficiently utilize accounting, word processing, database management and spreadsheet software programmes; Ability to prepare and interpret financial documentation and reports; Ability to deliver, practice honest and develop financial plans and manage resources; Ability to communicate and relate effectively with persons at all levels; Clean Class 3 and 4 Driver’s License is a MUST.