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Finance and Admin Officer

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  • Post Date: August 6, 2020
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Job Overview

Title of position: Finance and Admin Officer
Location of the job: Harare, Zimbabwe

Objectives of the Job:

  • To ensure proper maintenance of financial records.
  • To provide timely financial information for the Project Manager, CFO and funding agencies ,
  • To ensure compliance with the applicable Financial Guidelines, financial management processes and applicable laws and Statutes.

Context (Internal and external influences): (Global influences, environmental / industry demands, organizational mission, etc.)

  • Highly dynamic and fluctuating Information Communication Technology industry.
  • Highly competitive market with new and established competitors.
  • Rapidly changing/advancement of technology, demand for services and innovation.
  • High dynamic skills demand and ever growing
  • Frequent changes in technology and business strategies.
  • Government regulations on the business and keeping regulatory and international standards.
  • Involvement on a global level in matters relating to development of products and services
  • Regulatory authorities compliance
  • Requirement for continuous sales training in our products and services.

Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA’s)

  • Monthly Management Reports.
  • Weekly reporting.
  • Maintain accurate and reconciled accounts receivable documents
  • Cahsflow management by accurate bank reconciliations.

Key Output

Clear outcomes of the activities mentioned earlier on, for example

  • Prepare and monitor invoices.
  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Update accounts receivable and issue statements.
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations.
  • Assist in the process of monthly management accounts according to Group guidelines.
  • Assist in reviewing payroll and related expenses.
  • Assist MD in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Prepare and submit Ad Hoc reports as and when required.

Task Complexity:

  • Have good analytical skills to be able to develop and maintain accounting systems.

Supervisory Complexity/Leadership Complexity/Managerial complexity/Task complexity

  • Being a team member and collaborating with staff throughout the group.
  • Being able to integrate and work well with other departments on projects and accounts.
  • Being able to work without supervision, being goal and task oriented.

Creativities (improvement/innovation inherent)

  • Consistently identify external resources the business can engage to drive business objectives across the company.
  • To be the reference point on company related accounting information.
  • To be creative and dynamic in negotiating with customers and suppliers for better pricing and discounts.


  • Intergrity and Confidentiality Attitude.


  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Decision making
  • Report Writing Skills

(Responsibility towards the position)

  • Direct reporting; Managing Director
  • Direct subordinates; N/A
  • Key Reports Internal Weekly Finance Reports, Monthly Financial Reports
  • Key Reporting Highlights Cashflow, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Intercompany Loans.
  • Relations: Organization-wide.


(Responsibility towards immediate supervisor):

  • Direct reports; Daily Cash Flow Reports, Weekly and MonthlyMeetings
  • Matrix reports; Cashflow and Variance Analysis Reports
  • Key customers, Internal: Managing Director, Group CFO
  • Key customers, External: All GuavaPay Employees, shareholders and Partners
  • Key suppliers, Senior Management, Executives,
  • Relations, Organization-wide,

Discretionary Space

Independent thought and Judgment:

  • In-depth understanding of group and company business model, key investment areas, return on investment motivators
  • Determine level and impact of your Finance role in the organisation and within the group.


  • Authority to identify opportunities for costs saving in liaison with Managing Director.

Minimum Requirements


  • Degree in Accountig, Higher National Diploma or Equivalent Degree
  • Certificate or diploma in Business Administration.


  • At least two years experience
  • Knowledge of Accounting systems( Quickbooks, SAGE, XERO)
  • Experience in developing accounting reporting tools


  • Extensive knowledge in Accounting
  • Extensive knowledge in using Accounting Packages.
  • Extensive Knowledge in preparing MIS Reports


Job Specific Competencies (Skills/ Knowledge/ Attributes):

  • Analytical Skills
  • Ability to develop systems
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Legislation and Compliance
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential
  • Planning and Budgeting

General working conditions (e.g. shift work, driver’s license, specific tools, special clothing, environmental requirements, etc.)

  • General working conditions are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Required to work extra hours including after hours, weekends and public holidays
  • Willingness to travel at any time

Quality Standards

  • Consistently meeting your Reporting deadlines.
  • Quality reports and documents which are presentable to Management

How to Apply:

Should you wish to be considered for this role, please submit your latest curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of your qualifications to on emails later than Friday 07 August 2020.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience1-3 Years
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