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Accountant at Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
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Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority

Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (AERA) was established under the Atomic Energy Act of 2011 with the mandate of regulating the importation, exportation, transportation, production, processing, possession, handling, use, storage and disposal of radiation sources, nuclear materials, and any other radioactive materials in the country to ensure the protection of people and the environment from any harmful effects of ionizing radiation.

The Authority is inviting applications from eligible and qualified individuals to fill the following position:

Job Title : Accountant

Grade : AE4

Division : Finance and Accounting

Reporting to: Finance Manager

PURPOSE, ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Purpose of the Job

To implement financial and accounting services for effective and efficient utilization of financial resources in the Authority.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing annual financial budget for the Authority in liaison with heads of Divisions.
  • Preparing periodic financial reports for submission to management.
  • Monitoring and controlling expenditure to ensure adherence to budget and procedures.
  • Ensuring proper approvals for all payments.
  • Implementing and maintaining sound financial revenue and management accounting policies, control systems and procedures
  • Implementing and reviewing computerized accounting systems
  • Producing statutory financial statements, and management accounts, highlighting areas of under or over expenditures against approved budget
  • Implementing revenue collection strategies
  • Facilitating and monitoring bank transfers and payments.
  • Maintaining the fixed assets register
  • Identifying and mobilizing resources for the Division.
  • Monitoring revenue collection and receivables aged analysis and providing relevant advice to management.
  • Instituting and maintaining revenue performance standards.
  • Resolving clients queries related to revenue collection
  • Facilitating the consolidation of budgets for the Board.
  • Leading in the preparation and implementation of audits and facilitating responses to audit queries.
  • Managing the finance section and resources allocated to
  • Advising management on prudent utilisation of resources and government financial regulations.
  • Performing any other duties relevant to the post as may be assigned.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance from accredited institution recognised by National Council of Higher Education (NCHE).
  • A minimum of three (3) years; experience in finance and accounting in a busy organisation

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting.
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages such as Accpac, SAGE etc.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel and Access).
  • High integrity and honest personality.
  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent numerical skills, strong analytical skills and good eye for detail.
  • Good negotiating skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Method Of Application

Applications with a Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of three traceable referees and copies of certificates must be sent to the following address:

The Executive Director

Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority

Private Bag 368

Lilongwe 3

Or

email: info@aera.org.mw

The closing date for receiving applications is 31 August 2022