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Finance Director at National Construction Industry Council (NCIC)

National Construction Industry Council (NCIC)

The National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) was created by Malawi Government
through an Act of Parliament (Cap 53:05) of the Laws of Malawi to promote, regulate
and develop the construction industry in Malawi.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Finance Director tenable at the National Construction Industry Council offices in Lilongwe.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for providing
prudent and efficient financial advisory services to the Council.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Specifically, the Finance Director will be responsible for the following core functions:

Provide sound leadership, guidance and direction in the planning, implementation
and day to day management of the finances of the Council in accordance with the
Public Financial Management Act and National Construction Industry Act;
Develop, implement and maintain sound/high standard financial management
and control systems and attend to enquiries and queries raised by Management,
Board of Directors, donors and other stakeholders on financial matters;
Implement financial management policies and procedures and constantly review
them to ensure that they are up to date;
Formulate, schedule and implement work plans for the Department;
Timely production of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements with schedules;
Coordinate and lead the annual fiscal planning process, produce annual budgets
including budget reviews and closely monitor them accordingly;
Facilitate and co-ordinate external audits and direct the development of action
plans based on audit recommendations and monitor progress on achievements;
Oversee the coordination of the development and implementation of the Council’s
Strategic Plan and budget with particular attention to the efficient operational and
financial performance of the Council;
Provide financial information of the Council to the Board on regular basis;
Monitor and control the financial performance against approved targets;
Manage the working capital, cash in and outflows and revenue expenditure;
Ensure an appropriate Information Technology System is available;
Ensure that Construction Levy is collected on all construction works funded by public funds;
Provide leadership and management to the Finance Department staff.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

This position requires a highly motivated, mature and knowledgeable, dedicated and
professionally qualified person. The successful candidate should:

Have a Masters’ Degree in Finance, Administration or Marketing and Professional
Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CIMA)
Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting obtained from a reputable, recognised and
accredited institution;
Have a minimum of five years’ work experience at a senior Financial Management
level in a busy working environment;
Registered member with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM)
with a good professional record;
Have self-drive, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team working
spirit, supervisory and leadership skills;
Have demonstrated ability in time management, organisation and delegation
skills;
Be computer proficient in Computer operation and professional accounting
systems;
Be a strategic thinker with excellent planning and prioritisation skills;
Be trustworthy, reliable and responsible;
Be ready and willing to work odd hours and during weekends.

Please take note that those who applied for the earlier Advert are still encouraged to
apply for the post.

Method Of Application

This position attracts a competitive remuneration package. Only candidates who strictly
meet the requirements should apply. Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae
(CV) should be sent to the address stated below by Wednesday, 30th November 2022.

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
Department of Statutory Corporations
P.O. Box 30061, LILONGWE 3.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.