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Finance Manager at Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (SMEDI)

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (SMEDI)

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (SMEDI), a parastatal organization mandated to promote the development and growth of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), intends to recruit the services of well-qualified, experienced and result oriented persons to fill various positions tenable at its Head Office in Lilongwe and various satellite offices across the country as follows:

Position: Finance Manager

Grade: SME 4

Duty Station: Head Office in Lilongwe

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelor of Accountancy/Finance from a recognized and accredited tertiary institution and full professional qualification ACCA, CIMA, ACA;
  • A minimum of three (3) years practical and progressive experience at a senior position level in a relevant field and busy environment;
  • Sound Knowledge of Public Finance Management;
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills, versatility, ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines;
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills;
  • Ability to coach and develop subordinates;
  • High levels of honesty and integrity;
  • Excellent communication skills.



Selected Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processing payments in line with approved budgets;
  • Accounting for revenue collected from approved sources and ensuring that such funds are banked timely;
  • Performing periodic reconciliations according to SMEDI’s policies and procedures;
  • Providing information to internal and/or external Auditors in times of audit activities;
  • Ensuring that all accounting activities are well coordinated throughout the Institute;
  • Leading in the preparation of Financial Statements and production of year-end accounts;
  • Ensuring that effective internal financial controls are implemented;
  • Initiating capacity building within the finance division;
  • Preparing periodic management reports.

Method Of Application

Applications with detailed curriculum vitae with at least three names of relevant and traceable referees including that of an immediate past employer should be sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer,


Private Bag 393,

Lilongwe 3 to reach him not later than close of business on 07th September, 2022.