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Accounting Officer

May 30, 2023
Degree, Full Time
Harare Jobs
Posted 4 months ago

Accounting Officer at Zimbabwe Council of Higher Education (Zimche), Jobs in Zimbabwe

Location : Harare

Closing Date : 2 June 2023

Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)

Vacancy : Accounting Officer

The Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE), a quality control regulatory authority, was established by an Act of Parliament, [Chapter 25:27], in 2006, to promote and co-ordinate education provided by higher and tertiary institutions, superintend over standards, act as a regulator in the determination and maintenance of examinations, academic qualifications and research.

Applicants are invited for the post of Accounting Officer. He/she will be assisting the Director Finance on all matters related to the ZIMCHE Finances. This position in the ZIMCHE requires a seasoned and experienced Finance person with demonstrable experience in Public Sector Financial Reporting Standards.

Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the Director Finance, the position exists to support, co-ordinate and improve efficiency in the Finance Department. The incumbent helps the Director Finance in directing the Finance Department’s day-to-day operations to ensure that the Council Financial affairs are handled in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ZIMCHE Act, Public Finance Management Act (PFM Act), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly management accounts,
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Accounts receivables management
  • Accounts payables management.
  • Preparation of annual financial audits.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive asset register.
  • Maintenance of Ledgers.
  • Maintenance of Cashbooks.
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of banking
  • Maintaining investments schedules.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Must be a holder of a recognized Bachelor of Accountancy degree.
  • Must be a Registered Public Accountant (RPAccZ), registered with the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB) Zimbabwe.
  • Three (3) years experience working as an Accounting Officer or working in an Accounts department.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail for accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Sage Pastel Accounting packages.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Knowledge and competency in accounting principles
  • Good time management abilities
  • Good critical reasoning abilities.

Interested candidates should submit the following: application letter, a detailed CV and certified copies of degree certificates, present salary, names and addresses of at least three referees including their email addresses to:

The Director Human Resources,


P.O. Box H100

Hatfield or 21 J.M. Nkomo Road, Hatfield, Harare not later than the 2nd of June 2023.

The application should be emailed to in a single PDF file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line.

N.B: Applicants who have responded to the previous Advertisement need not apply.


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