Finance Officer

Impact Network

Zambia Impact Network Limited (ZINL) works with the Ministry of Education in its efforts to achieve universal primary education. Founded in 2009, ZINL is a Zambia-based non-profit organization that is working to improve the quality of education in Zambian community schools. ZINL works in Katete, Sinda and Petauke Districts in Eastern Province. ZINL is an equal opportunity employer. For more information see:

Job Description

The Finance Officer is responsible for managing day to day financial transactions for the organization and all accounting functions to ensure proper use, tracking and accountability of donor and grant funds.

Responsibilities and expectations include:

  • Ensure staff adherence to current financial systems and processes
  • Prepare project budgets, regularly match expenditure against all budgets
  • Oversee cash flow management and prepare payment requests
  • Update cash books every month
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and bank reconciliation
  • Review monthly payroll
  • Liaise annually with external auditors
  • Continually improve efficiencies and provide cost-reducing solutions
  • Initiate bank payments and manage field advances
  • Prepare Grant reports as and when needed
  • Manage and reconcile inter company accounts on a monthly basis
  • Additional tasks based on organization needs


  • Professional qualification – e.g CFA/CPA CIMA etc is considered a plus
  • ZICA registration
  • Sound knowledge of financial and accounting procedures as well as financial regulations
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are a must (applicants will demonstrate this via a practical assessment)
  • Experience using QuickBooks is a must (applicants will demonstrate this via a practical assessment)
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and communication skills
  • Sharp time management and adherence to submission deadline
  • Thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing all tasks
  • Ability to follow internal and external processes and multitask
  • Integrity
  • Strong ethics and ability to manage confidential data
  • Experience in the NGO sector preferred
  • Understanding and commitment to Child Protection and Safeguarding

This position is based in Katete, Eastern Province.

Applicants must be prepared to commit to a minimum of 2 years in the role.

To Apply

Complete the application form with this link.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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