Lightning Ship Zimbabwe seeks an Accountant in Harare


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  • Post Date:December 21, 2021
  • Views 960
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Responsible for the full accounting and financial control function for Lightning Ship Zimbabwe Team. This role reports directly to the Chief Finance Officer.



  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of quarterly packs for Group Reporting
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements
  • Complete consolidated financial reporting and analysis that adds value and insight for the business

Finance Operations

  • Preparation of the monthly and adhoc payments
    -Processing of month end entries for stocks, accounts payables, accounts receivables, payroll, assets and investments
    -Compiling detailed ledger reconciliations and investigations of reconciling items
    -Preparation of required documentation by the CFO on an adhoc basis

Commercial Support

  • Costing for pricing and margin protection of the company products and categories
  • Lead the process of content writing on the online store ensuring quality and accurate product and price display

Internal Controls

  • Providing information as required by both internal and external auditors
  • Ensure revenue, stocks and assets are protected through instituting the right frameworks for the control environment
  • Contribute to the management and enhancement of systems, processes and procedures to increase operational efficiencies


  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Results driven
  • Strong accounting and reconciliation skills

Experience and Qualifications

  • Accounting degree with Articles
  • CIMA, CPA, ACCA membership
  • 3-5 years relevant accounting and controlling experience in FMCG
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS and accounting principles and practices
  • Auditing experience advantageous
  • Power BI experience would be advantageous

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Deadline: 24 December 2021

To Apply

Email CV in pdf format to; [email protected]