Accountant general ledger-finance and administration – level 7 (1 post)

By | July 20, 2023

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following posts within the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) – an equal opportunity employer


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing Annual Financial Statements (Income Statement. Balance Sheet & Cash Flow statement) for audit.
  • Preparing periodic and adhoc internal reports for management
  • Creating and updating master data in SAP for General Ledger Accounts, Profit Centres, Cost Centres, Fund Centres, Accounts receivables and Accounts payables vendor


  • Addressing internal clients’ in the SAP system.
  • Supervising and tracking implementation of year-end procedures/guidelines in

preparation for a clean and timely year-end audit annually.

  • Coordinating Accounts Analysis for all TB balances on a monthly baisis.
  • Monitoring and controlling sectional expenditure against budget.
  • Implementing -sectional plans and reviewing performance
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations for all head office imprest bank accounts and other

control accounts.

  • Identifying resource requirements to support operations for the section
  • Prioritising and authorising outgoing payments.
  • Ensuring that all sub ledger modules are posting to the General Ledger and that the balances are reconciling.
  • Recommending system improvements and coordinating FI processes in system upgrades.
  • Ensuring that misposts are resolved in timely manner.
  • Crafting procedures for General ledger accounting.
  • Maintenance of the chart of accounts and alignment of reporting systems to policies
  • Setting up performance standards and appraisal for subordinates.
  • Supervising staff in the section

Qualifications and Experience

Job Skills and Competencies

  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure and beyond stipulated hours.
  • Unquestionable integrity and commitment to duty.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational, people and time management skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.
  • A professional qualification such as CIMA, CA, ACCA, CPA or CIS is an added advantage.
  • Sound technical knowledge of Accounting standards and financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of IPSAS Financial reporting framework is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP is a prerequisite.
  • Computer skills, advanced Microsoft excel, and PowerPoint
  • At least five years working in an accounting environment at supervisory or management level in a large organisation.
  • A Clean Class 4 driver’s licence.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae by 28 July 2023,

applications should be emailed

[email protected] clearly stating the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director, Human Capital Zimbabwe Revenue Authority 6th Floor ZB Centre

Corner First Street / Kwame Nkrumah Avenue

  1. O. Box 4360 HARARE

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to and females are encouraged to apply.