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Finance Manager at Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Job Title : Finance Manager

Grade: GBA3

Reporting to: Director of Finance

Responsible for : Management accountant & Financial accountant

Job Location : Lilongwe

Purpose:

To manage and account for utilization of financial resources and assets of GBA, ensure effective and efficient implementation of financial policies in line with standard accounting procedures, Government policy and statutory provisions.

 

 

Main Duties

  • Implementing and reviewing financial policies, systems and procedures including management and control mechanisms.
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and producing quarterly and annual financial reports in compliance with the generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Reviewing, implementing and monitoring short and long-term financial strategies and budgets.
  • Identifying and recommending investment opportunities.
  • Monitoring compliance to set standards and procedures and progress of government investments.
  • Processing salaries, taxes and other statutory remittances.
  • Maintaining fixed assets register.
  • Coordinating external auditing
  • Ensuring that the Director of Finance and Administration is kept abreast of the affairs of the section at all times.
  • Setting targets and supervising performance of the finance section.
  • Coordinating data processing and maintaining an efficient computerized accounting system

Qualification and Experience

Master’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance with a professional qualification (ACCA / CIMA / CPA / etc.) plus at least six (6) years experience at Accountant level.

Person Specification

  • self-control with high moral standards and high level of personal integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and forward looking;
  • Effective negotiation skills;
  • Excellent communication both orally and written
  • Mastery of modern accounting/financial procedures and practices.

Method of Application

All interested and eligible persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover, either by post or courier enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and contact details of three (3) traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Greenbelt Authority

P.O. Box 30776

LILONGWE 3.

Physical address: Mwai House 2nd Floor, Convention Drive Opposite TAMA House, Lilongwe

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 4th November, 2022.

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