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Accountant at Seibo Maria

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
  • Salary: 00

Seibo Maria


Seibo Maria is a Not-For-Profit Organization with the purpose to provide school meals in partnership with local communities. Our goal is to feed every hungry child in the world a hot meal in school. Currently we work in 2 districts: Mzimba in 12 Primary schools and Blantyre in 1 Primary school and 45 Nursery schools all within Chilomoni area.

We are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following position:


(Permanent, Full-Time)

Locations: Chilomoni, Blantyre & regular travels to Mzimba

Reporting to: Program Co-Ordinator & The Trustees of Seibo Maria

  1. General

  • Provide sound financial accounting including review and enforcement of financial policies and procedures

  • Maintenance of all files with supporting documentation for usage of organizational resources

  • Program monitoring and community mobilization

  • Team leadership including HR assistance

  1. Financial Accounting

  • Weekly submission of bank movements, petty cash, and mobile money transactions including scanned copies of receipts

  • Prepare monthly management accounts including budget variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly payroll and provide payroll reports to management

  • Ensuring all tax submissions are done online and manual records of receipt and communications are kept up to date

  • Prepare analysis of financial information for monitoring reports when required.
  • Cash flow forecasting at appropriate intervals.
  • Maintenance of daily filing of all supporting documentation for the organization including HR, Finance, and Admin Files

  • Maintenance of a fixed asset register for the organisation

  • Attending to all audit queries as the first point of contact

  • Assisting in the budget-setting process on a quarterly basis

  • Assisting in the funding request procedures on a monthly/quarterly basis

  • Assist in procurement and delivery of program materials and assets

  • Carryout any other duties assigned and defined from time to time as this list is not exhaustive

  1. Program Monitoring

  • Assist in collecting and entering school feeding data for program impact indicators such as monthly enrolment, attendance, feeding data and stock balances in schools

  • Assist in planning and facilitating community mobilization meetings and trainings

  • Conduct school visits to monitor school feeding and enforce adherence to standard operating procedures

  • Carryout any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of ACCA/CIMA Diploma

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in the accounting department

  • Motorbike License

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Practical knowledge and experience in all financial accounting processes desired

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and demonstrable experience with accounting packages (SAGE and ZERO) would be advantage

  • Knowledge of HR procedures would be an added advantage

  • Experience in field implementation and monitoring of School Feeding Program desired

  • Experience in line management of staff would be added advantage

  • Strong organizational skills and experience

  • Ability to challenge and communicate with all levels

  • Personable, with the ability to enthuse and motivate others and enjoy working in a team

  • Ability to work on own initiative and function effectively without immediate support

  • Proactive problem-solving skills

  • A desire to uphold the ethos of the charity and to meet social aims

  • Ability to constantly assess priorities and work flexibly

  • Experience in riding a motorbike is highly desirable

Additional Information:

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

Method Of Application

Interested eligible applicants should submit their application preferably via email, including CV, Cover letter, copies of certificates and driving licenses and two traceable references to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager

Seibo Maria

P.O. Box 3150


Email : [email protected]

Cc: [email protected]

Application Deadline Friday 5th July 2024

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