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Finance Officer at Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)


Reports to: Head-Finance

Location: Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)

Job Purpose

To undertake accounting activities for ZNPHI/CDC Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) in order to enhance accountability of public funds.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately undertakes payroll inputs in order to facilitate payment of salaries and other allowances
  • Undertakes timely and accurately the maintenance of books of accounts in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information
  • Ensures timely preparation of monthly expenditure statements in order to monitor levels of expenditure
  • Drafts timely Audit queries responses for CDC funding in order to facilitate decision making
  • Undertakes timely preparation of all financial reports in order to facilitate decision making
  • Maintains timely and accurate registers of damages and losses in order to facilitate recoveries of CDC funds and property
  • Records timely and accurately transactions in the cash book in order to enhance accountability
  • Captures financial transactions into the accounting package
  • Maintains and updates asset registers
  • Work closely with CDC Finance in resolving CoAg finance and grants related matters.
  • Ensures all finance and grants related reports, e.g., Finance Master Tracker (FMT) are submitted to CDC in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications & Experience

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate with minimum five O level credits including English and Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, ACCA or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in a similar or related position
  • Managing of USG donor funded programs.

Desired experience

  • Experience working in or with a Governmental Agency
  • Experience working in the health sector is desirable
  • Familiarity with ZNPHI’s role in health security in Zambia
  • Experience working with and on Donor funded projects is an added advantage

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about payroll management
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in MS Office
  • Capacity in decision-making and problem-solving

All interested persons meeting the above qualifications and experience should send their written applications to the undersigned with verified copies of academic and professional qualifications, detailed Curriculum Vitae and three references including their contact numbers.


Method of Application

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 24th May, 2023. All applications must be clearly marked on the envelope and in the subject heading in the email addresses indicating the position being applied for. Applicants wishing to submit their application letters electronically must send them to Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interested should candidates to address their application letters:

Director General
Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)
Stand 1186, Corner Addis Ababa Drive & Chaholi Road,

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