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Professional experience . 5 to 10 years
Professional Experience: 
Finance Consultant/Senior Field Finance Specialist
John Snow Inc.
08.2018 - 10.2020
• Support the field accounting in budgeting, expenditure tracking, monthly cashflow forecasts, assist the field offices to compile data for PEPFAR Expenditure Analysis and reporting • Supervise the accounting process to ensure that payments are adequately supported, correctly classified, recorded and timely reported, and timely submission of monthly reporting package to HQ in Boston • Coordinating monthly consultants’ payments and ensure timely remittance of statutory returns • Work with field and global finance teams to resolve issues from monthly financial reporting package • Review procurement documents for completeness and compliance to best practice, organization policies and procedures, support the procurement evaluation committee • Backstop and review field finance operations, review field bank and ledger reconciliations, review receivables reconciliation for doubtful debts and recommend actions on outstanding receivables • Review the field office monthly departmental budgets and cashflow forecasts for funding • Conduct regular field visits to support finance and operations and follow up unsettled customer accounts • Coordinate field account compliance reports responses and timely address identified weaknesses
Public Financial Management Senior Advisor
Abt Associates Inc., USAID –SAFE Project, G2G Unit,
03.2018 - 06.2018
• Oversaw capacity building in Public sector accounting and financial management systems. Designed and conducted training and mentorship in best PFM practices; Determined accounting and financial management framework to monitor and enhance reporting performance. • Developed and implemented the G2G operational plans and assisted MoH implementing partners to develop and implement respective G2G workplans, • Assisted implementation teams to develop accurate budgets, monthly performance reports to track expenses and prevent over or under expenditure of budgets and continuous review of financial control. • Analyzed financial management processes and performance in accounting, financial reporting, procurement, internal control and audit. Assisted PHO to also analyse institutional financial information to inform operational and strategic direction based on modelling and forecasting; Set goals, business metrics and standards, comparing analyzed results to ensure departments meet their milestones. • Conducted risk management process, administered PFMRAF to identify, assess and manage risks, continuously reviewed financial internal controls and updated the risk mitigation plans. • Coordinated and supervised the roll out and implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP in the MoH implementing sites. Designed and implemented anti-corruption and fraudulent activities and counter measures; • Facilitated the conduct of quarterly stakeholders’ collaboration meetings
Director Finance/Business Official
Paediatric Centre of Excellence
07.2015 - 02.2018
• Oversaw the operations of the finance department by planning and coordinating the financial programs • Primary program liaison with Human for Health Services (HHS)/Center for Disease and Control (CDC) on the financial operation of the organization and regularly advise the Program Director on the financial status of program • Lead the development of the organization annual budgets and strategic plans and contributed to the development of organizational financial strategy • Coordinated and supervised the preparation of monthly management reports and supported project managers and administrators to resolve identified variances • Organised the finance and procurement functions and supervised the staff throughout the accounting and procurement processes • Facilitated and coordinated the annual audit processes and timely submission of audited accounts to the funders (CDC) and timeously facilitated resolution of any deficiencies identified in the control environment. • Consistently reviewed the internal control environment and established internal controls, processes and procedures to mitigate risks and ensured compliance with local and statutory corporate returns to all regulatory authorities
Management Specialist
Abt Associates Inc. /ZISSP
09.2010 - 09.2014
• Provided technical support in financial management, strategic planning, development and monitoring institution budgets, facilitating budget performance reviews, variance analysis reports, health institution financial analysis • Trained, coached and mentored accounting, audit, procurement and planning personnel in leadership and management skills and district health managers in finance management for non-financial managers
Head of Finance and Administration
World Wide Fund for Nature
10.2008 - 06.2010
• Served on top as Senior Finance Officer for the Fund overseeing finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, procurement, and IT functions. And was liaison with WWF International and partners for all financial and administration matters and was responsible to plan, control and direct operations of the Finance and Administration Department. • Advised the Country Director on financial matters, communicating financial results, trends including tax planning, acquisitions, divestitures, and expense reductions and participate in organization strategic planning and fundraising activities. • Identified key opportunities for operating expenses reduction. • Managed team of accountants and oversaw the preparation of quarterly P&L statement and balance sheet to meet interim and annual reporting requirements and for management purposes.
Finance Officer
Family Health International
01.2006 - 10.2008
• Assisted in preparing financial Statements up to Trial Balance for review by Director of Finance • I was responsible for maintaining and updating cashbooks and monthly bank reconciliations. • Prepared creditors and debtors statements, reconciled accounts receivables and payables general ledger to sub ledgers and investigated queries on Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables accounts. • Reconciled bank account statements against control documents by: verifying debits and credits posted to accounts; identifying discrepancies between statement and control figures; notifying bank representatives or department staff members of account errors and overseeing their correction. • Performed the day to day processing of financial transactions to ensure that organization's finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner. • Managed the country office staff payroll and ensured necessary employee payroll information such as salary advances recoverable, overtime payments and unworked days are accurately input into payroll system. • Prepared and timeously submitted the statutory returns to regulatory Authorities.
Accountant Budget Planning and Reporting
Central Board of Health
08.2003 - 12.2005
• Oversaw the preparation of working papers and approved budgets; ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts. • Performed variance analysis, expenditure analysis, cost estimates, and account reconciliations. • Analyzed complex financial data and extract and define relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and to project a financial probability. • Developed management, narrative, and statistical reports for government and donors. • Developed and oversaw the maintenance of budget monitoring systems. • Developed complex financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis. • Monitored, identified, and communicated over-expenditures to departmental Heads and administrative staff and resolve funding shortfalls, review budget justification to ensure it relates to budgeted dollars.
Provincial Accountant
Central Board of Health
05.2002 - 07.2003
• Conduct day to day accounting activities for the Provincial Health Office, Supervise the Assistant Accountants and logistics officers, support the district health accountants • Oversee the preparation of working papers and approved budgets; ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts. • Performs variance analysis, expenditure analysis, cost estimates, and account reconciliations. • Analyze complex financial data and extract and define relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and to project a financial probability. • Develop management, narrative, and statistical reports for government and donors. • Develop and oversee the maintenance of budget monitoring systems. • Develop complex financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis
Senior Hospital Accountant
Choma General Hospital
01.2001 - 05.2002
• Prepared monthly and quarterly financial reports for submission to Provincial Health Office and Headquarters • Prepared monthly management reports and interpretation of budget variances, • Prepared staff payroll for General Hospital Management Board employees ensuring that all taxes and pension contributions are accurately computed and remitted to relevant statutory bodies • Prepared creditors ledgers and reconcile all outstanding ledger balances to respective creditors statements • Monitored disbursement to ensure that they are within budgets and respective cost element ceilings, • Prepared Hospital quarterly and annual action plan and budgets, Preparation of withholding tax deductions on leases and consultants for remittance to Zambia Revenue Authority
Country Finance Lead/Shared Services Director/Business Official
11.2020 - 09.2022
• Providing leadership to finance and operations to the country office and the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, accounting, and logistics. • Establishing and maintaining sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award partners and operations aspects of the project. • Ensuring compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI360 policies and procedures, funder rules and regulations, award requirements, and Government of Zambia laws, • Responsible for developing, analysis and monitoring program budgets; monitoring and tracking obligations and expenditures against budgets and advising senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters. • Supporting the development of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by the funders including CDC. • Managing project procurement processes, preparing and submitting annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to the CDC. • Evaluating sub-partners' financial management systems through SAT reviews and providing technical assistance, as needed, to local partners and other project stakeholders on financial compliance and reporting, • Liaising with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management.
Strategic and Financial planning, Financial Reporting and analysis, Financial risk management and Controls, Budget Management, Performance Management, Negotiation, Coaching and Mentorship, Internal Controls
Education . Master
Master of Business Administration - Finance
Copperbelt University
04.2007 - 04.2009
Master of Business Administration majoring in Finance
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies
01.2003 - 12.2003
The final level of ACCA Professional Accountancy training
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies
01.2000 - 12.2000
The Intermediate level of ACCA Professional Accountancy training
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies
07.1998 - 12.1999
The ACCA Certified Accounting Technician training
Certificate in Accounts and Business Studies
Evelyn Hone College
07.1995 - 06.1997
Pursed Certificate in Accounts and Business Studies on self study
Key Skills
accounting audit
balance sheet
budget management
budget monitoring
financial analysis
financial management
financial planning
financial reports
financial statements
financial strategy
internal control
management process
payroll system
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Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract

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