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Assistant Accountant at Malawi Law Commission

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Malawi Law Commission

The Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates to apply for the following position:


Reporting to the Accountant, the Assistant Accountant shall be responsible for provision of
preliminary accounting services to the Commission.

Qualifications and Experience

1. A Diploma in Accounting;
2. Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with credits in English and Mathematics;
3. Must be a member of ICAM;
4. Should be computer literate; and
5. Those with vast knowledge of the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS) will have an added advantage.

Principal Duties include:

(i) Make payments for Other Recurrent Transactions (ORT)as well as donor projects and ensure that all payment vouchers are complete with relevant documents;
(ii) Prepare Bank reconciliation for ORT and donor funded projects;
(iii)Assist the accountant in preparation and submission of projects liquidation reports;
(iv)Ensure that Commission meetings are adequately serviced;
(v) Prepare and Update Advances ledger;
(vi)Facilitate the preparation of salaries;
(vii) Facilitate the preparation of expenditure returns;
(viii) Facilitate the preparation of cash transfers;
(ix)Facilitate the issuing of Cheques;
(x) Prepare monthly commitments;
(xi)Supervise the main accounts; and
(xii)Any other accounting related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

SALARY: A competitive salary will be offered in line with the Law Commission Staff Terms and
Conditions of Service. The Law Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Method Of Application

Applications clearly marked on the envelope the post applied for comprising an application letter, current resume, proof of ICAM membership, detailed information of professional background and certified copies of relevant credentials with at least three traceable referees who are not relatives but previous or present employer(s) should be sent to:

The Law Commissioner
Private Bag 373
Filimoni House
City Centre
Lilongwe 3


Date line for Application is 16th February, 2024.

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