Jan 17, 2023

Collins Nasilele

  • Accountant
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical Consultant Finance Nonprofit

Personal Summary

I hold a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and as well a Master of Business Administration specialized in Finance.

Am competent in the use of accounting software packages that include Pastel, Micro pay, quick books and Navision. I have over ten years work experience in the accounting career during which I provided guidance and ensured adherence to finance policies, procedures and applicable donor regulations. I also used to serve as budget officer during budget formulation.

I tracked project budgets through budget status reports and preparation of cash requirement forecasts. Furthermore, I managed payroll, remittance of statutory contributions and accruing of staff benefits. Besides that, I supervised and build capacity for sub-grantees in financial management. This gives me enough experience to execute my duties to your satisfaction. I have got an eye for detail, numerical aptitude and analytical ability. I uphold integrity, respect for professional ethics and also possess good advisory capabilities.

Work Experience

Project Accountant
Oct 2017 - Oct 2021 Chikuni Mission Hospital


 Develop and review accounting and financial systems that ensure compliance with finance policies,
procedures, grant agreement terms and any other applicable donor requirements.
 Writing and maintaining books of Accounts for the programme that include the electronic cash
books, bank reconciliation statements and the register of payments.
 Collaborate with Program staff in budget planning based on detailed implementation plan.
 Prepare monthly and quarterly cash flow projections to aid project implementation.
 Review of payments for the program to ensure completeness of support documentation and
advise Management of expenses that deviate from the approved budget.
 Making sure advances are liquidated timely and in accordance with approved budgets and
donor finance policies
 Monitoring of project budgets and reporting of variances through the budget status form to
Management, to ensure control measures are put in place to avoid recording adverse
variances on grant budgets.
 Management of payroll system (including severance), for the programme as well ensure.
effective and efficient management of program assets.
 Input transactions into the accounting software and prepare management and monthly
donor liquidation reports.
 Respond to audit findings and monthly donor financial review feedbacks if any.
 Participate in donor financial assessments and ensure recommendations are applied by the
Hospital Management.


 The institution was able to fully account for USD 201,492.00 of funds entrusted to it. The CHAZ
Internal Audit team and CRS compliance team both issued clean reports (Unqualified audit
opinion for financial years 2020 and 2021.
 The institution was able to successfully transition and implement the newly introduced GRZ
automated Accounting system (Navision).

 I was the recipient of 2021 Labour Day award for good quality of work and upholding

Finance and Compliance Officer
Oct 2023 - Oct 2023 Caritas Mongu


 Preparation of project budgets.
 Preparation of payments for the programme.
 Monitoring of budgets and reporting of variances through the budget status reports to Programme
staff. This is to ensure control measures are put in place to avoid recording adverse variances grant
 Develop and review internal control system to ensure to compliance with laid down finance
policies and procedures to ensure that programme assets are safeguarded.
 Writing books of Accounts for the programme, maintaining electronic and manual cashbooks
and bank reconciliation statements.
 Preparation of payroll for the programme.
 Review of source documents (Payment requisitions, payment vouchers and receipts) to ensure
completeness of support documentation.
 Undertake a supervisory role in the management of petty cash.
 Making sure advances are retired timely and in accordance with approved budgets and
donorfinance policies.
 Preparation of donor financial reports which reviewed by the Programme Coordinator and
approvedthe Director.
 Preparation of fuel reports.
 Drafting of sub award grant agreements in collaboration in collaboration with other Project Staff.
 Monitoring of sub-grantees through monthly and quarterly financial reviews.
 The institution was awarded additional USD 50,000.00 by CRS for youth empowerment support in
2008 due to improved financial management following my appointment.
 The institution was able to fully account for USD 190,496.19. The external auditors from
Deloitte& Touche issued unqualified audit opinion for the financial year 2009.
 The institution was rated best in financial management by World Vision Zambia at the 2014program
review meeting held in Siavonga.


Master of Business Administration-Finance
Jun 2020 - Jun 2022 National Institute of Public Administration
Degree in Accounting and Finance
Jan 2014 - Nov 2023 Mulungushi University
Accounting Technician Certificate
Jan 2023 - Dec 2023 Zambia Institute of Public Administration