Job Title: Accounts Assistant – ERB HQ.
ERB Grade: Six (6)
Reports To: Financial Accountant
Supervises: None

The ERB seeks to recruit a dynamic and suitably qualified person to fill the position of Accounts Assistant – ERB HQ.

Job Purpose
The purpose of the job is to record and capture income from regulated entities and other sources.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Generates and captures debtors invoices for applicable fees
2. Receives cash and cheque payments from undertakings who are settling their obligations
3. Computes and checks the fees received from the undertakings against their total sales in order to determine accuracy of the due amounts
4. Prepares and issues receipts to the undertakings concerned to acknowledge receipt of such payments
5. Collection of outstanding fees according to the ACT and applicable guidelines
6. Ensures that all receipted funds are deposited
7. Prepares monthly management accounts for regulatory income and expenses
8. Reconcile sub-ledgers with general ledger, ensuring the two are synchronized monthly.
9. Ensure adequate filing and retention of all documents for this function
10. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required Skills
 Proficiency in computer skills
 Good numeracy and analytical skills
 Good planning and organisation skills
 Ability to work under minimal supervision
 Good interpersonal skills
 Must be conversant with Microsoft packages
 Experience in using an accouting package preferably ACCPAC will be an added advantage
Minimum Qualifications
 Member of ZICA
 Grade 12 certificate
 Pursuing ZICA/ACCA professional Level or equivalent
 Atleast one year post qualifying experience
How to Apply
Applicants must submit hard copies of application letter, current Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of relevant academic and professional qualifications no later than 10th May, 2017 addressed to:
The Executive Director

Energy Regulation Board

Head Office

Plot No. 9330, off Alick Nkhata Road

P.O. Box 37631


Tel: +260-211-258844-49

Fax: +260-211-258852

Submissions by email will be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.