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Finance Manager at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Finance Manager – Expenditure – 1 Position

Location: ESCOM Head Office – Finance Directorate

Supervised by : Director of Finance

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for closing the ESCOM’s books in an accurate, timely and efficient manner by providing general accounting oversight and financial close process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Leadership: Mentoring and managing the accounting and financial staff.
  2. Financial strategy [Risk Management]: Identifying, Assessing, Mitigating, Monitoring and Reporting on Risk associated with Expenditure Control processes and general accounting oversight.
  3. Internal controls: Creating and monitoring company policies and internal controls, especially spending controls, to safeguard assets and reduce fraud.
  4. Compliance: Ensuring compliance with law, regulations, tax provisions and relevant policies and guidelines
  5. Approving Expenditure: Ensuring expenditure are properly approved and processed in the accounting system, in a timely manner.
  6. Reporting and analysis: Providing financial reporting and Spend analysis to guide decision-making.
  7. Audit liaison: Coordinating with external financial, compliance and tax auditors.

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, Master’s Degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent professional qualification.
  • 7 years’ experience in the field/industry, out of which at least 3 years should be at a manager level
  • Must be an ICAM member.

APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.