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Finance Assistant at Bantwana Initiative of World Education Inc. (WEI/Bantwana)

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
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Bantwana Initiative of World Education Inc. (WEI/Bantwana)

The Bantwana Initiative of World Education Inc. (WEI/Bantwana) seeks an experienced Finance Assistant under the USAID and PEPFAR funded Ana Patsogolo Activity, a project aimed at preventing new HIV infections and reducing vulnerability among Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in 8 high HIV prevalent districts in the Southern Region of Malawi. WEI / Bantwana is a leader in OVC programming and organizational capacity development in high HIV prevalence countries in southern and eastern Africa.

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Reports to: The Accountant
Program/Project: USAID / Malawi Ana Patsogolo Activity
Location: Blantyre, Malawi 


Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Finance Assistant’s tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Ensures the financial transactions are properly authorized, recorded, have adequate supporting documentation, filled, maintained and can be easily extracted for the purpose of preparing financial reports and follow through audits.
    • Prepare and review activity budgets, expenses and invoices and other accounting documents
    • Ensure compliance with the USAID/USG safeguards/guidelines.
    • Ensure that all advances are tracked and liquidated within 5 days upon project staff return from the field and making sure that liquidations are filed accordingly for easy accessibility
    • Any other tasks and responsibility as provided by Finance section

Required qualifications

    • Diploma in financial accounting. Those with a bachelor’s degree will have an added advantage
    • At least 3 years work experience

Method Of Application

To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and three references to: Email: with the position title in the subject line. The closing date is 13 January 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.