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Finance Officer at AD Consult International

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  • Blantyre
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AD Consult International

Job title: Finance Officer
Work Location: Blantyre – Malawi
Department: Finance
Reports to: Senior Finance Analyst

Position Summary: The finance officer will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial resources of the company, ensuring compliance with tax laws, and providing expert tax-related advice to clients and employees. The Finance Officer will also be responsible for conducting in-depth research on Malawi’s tax system, policies, and regulations to optimize tax benefits for our organization.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist in day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and bank reconciliations, under the guidance of senior finance officers.
  • Support the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements and reports, such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, by gathering and organizing financial data.
  • Drive process improvement and automation initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce risk in financial operations.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of accurate and up-to-date financial records, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations, with oversight from senior finance officers.
  • Conduct research on Malawi’s tax laws, regulations, and policies to provide accurate and up-to-date tax advice
  • Analyze financial records and tax-related information to identify tax-saving opportunities and minimize tax liabilities
  • Provide tax planning advice to clients and assist with tax audits and disputes
  • Keep abreast of changes in tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance and provide proactive tax advice
  • Communicate effectively with clients and stakeholders regarding tax matters and provide clear explanations of tax issues

Work Conditions

The finance will work in a demanding and fast-paced environment, requiring the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. The position will require frequent communication with tax policy experts (both internally & externally) and external stakeholders, including senior leadership, auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory agencies.

Educational Requirement & Work Experience

  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, law or a related field.
  • They should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting or finance, with a strong understanding of the Malawi’s tax system, including direct and indirect taxes
  • Excellent analytical and research skills, with the ability to interpret complex tax data and regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present research findings to diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of international best practices in tax policy and administration

Skill Requirements

  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to mentor and develop junior team members.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to drive process improvement and automation initiatives, and to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex accounting and financial issues.


  • The incumbent must be committed to the meeting of all reporting deadlines which may require working out of normal hours from time to time.
  • The above job description is subject to change in future but any changes will be agreed with the incumbent before implementation.


  • Undertake any other duties assigned from time to time