Accounting Manager – Abacus360

ABACUS360 are chartered accountants and consultants engaged in audit, accounting, tax and consulting services in Lusaka, Zambia and Kigali, Rwanda. Our business expansion strategy is based on demolition of borders and providing services on a global basis.


Continued business growth has led to the need for an experienced Accounting Manager to be based in Lusaka, Zambia responsible for all accounting clients. The role has a 10% local travel component.


Eligible candidates are invited to email a two page résumé to


  1. Title: Accounting Manager

Location:                                               Lusaka, Zambia

Contract period:                                    2 to 4 years

Work Schedule:                                     Full Time

Organizational Relationships:                 Reports to Partner

Supervises:                                           Trainee Accountants, Accounting Associates

Coordinates with:                                  Taxation, Business Advisory departments


  1. Statement of responsibilities

Preparing financial statements, leading accounting assignments for monthly clients, reviewing files and ensuring completeness and adequacy of work performed, developing staff capacity, team and individual staff appraisals, managing accounting services costs, improving service delivery and efficiency ratios.


III.        Essential Functions

  1. Planning and executing accounting assignments and company secretarial duties
  2. Overall responsibility for preparing financial statements
  3. Ensuring accounting working papers and electronic documents are prepared in accordance with best practices, and in compliance with IFRS for SME’s and GAAP
  4. Staff training, reviews and development


  1. Essential traits
  2. Strong communication skills
  3. Strong project management skills
  4. Integrity


  1. Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, Math or Sciences

Completion of ACCA, CA or a similar IFAC recognised accounting designation that includes Auditing as a core subject


  1. Required

At least seven years’ public practice experience and working knowledge of taxation and a background in audit. Some practical knowledge of Pastel, QuickBooks or any other accounting software and strong MS Excel skills.


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