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Finance Officer at Association of Social Workers in Malawi (ASWiM)

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Association of Social Workers in Malawi (ASWiM)

Association of Social Workers in Malawi

Background

ASWiM is a legally registered by Malawi Government in May 2019 with the aim to promote the advancement and protection of the social work profession by focusing on both social workers and service users. Guided by the constitution, the Association has a National Executive Committee (NEC), a Secretariat and a Board of Trustees. It also has chapters in the Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern regions of Malawi, with membership comprising of both students and practicing social workers from both public and private sector. It also works with other partners such as Project Hope Namibia and government Ministries.

Project Hope Namibia-Malawi (PHN-MA) with Funding from USAID is implementing a project called Ana ndi Achinyamata Patsogolo (ANAPA). ASWiM is a sub guarantee (Partner) in the Project. This agreement is aimed at providing funding to ASWiM to strength social service workforce in Malawi. Therefore, with this Funding from PHN-MA, ASWiM is inviting applications from qualified and well experienced Malawians to fill the following vacant positions:

Finance Officer

Position: Finance Officer

Nature of contract: Permanent

Duty Station: ASWiM Office, Lilongwe

Reporting to: ASWiM President

Key responsibilities

  • Checking all documentations for both staff and project Advances and liquidations
  • Monitor the cash and bank balances by updating the manual cash book of the applicable assigned bank account to avoid overdraft
  • Liaising with Project Manager on the outstanding balances to ensure funds are allocated based on the priorities.
  • Daily cash flow management to ensure funds are available for project activities
  • Requesting funds from the donor
  • Posting transaction in the established accounting package
  • Approving all financial documents prepared by junior staff
  • Preparing cash flow
  • Preparing budgets
  • Reconciling balance sheet items
  • Preparation of donor reports
  • Facilitation of both Internal and external audit exercise
  • Preparation of salaries
  • Set the feasible payment dates for processing routine payments
  • Ensuring that P.A.Y.E, withholding tax, and other tax obligations are remitted to Malawi Revenue Authority
  • Paying allowances
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation authorized timeframe and ensure that they duly signed
  • Ensuring that staff Advances are properly accounted for and making sure that staff advances for project activities are liquidated within the authorized timeframe

Qualifications:

  • Advance Diploma in financial Accounting.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a construction company
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to handle work pressure
  • Computer skills i.e. Microsoft Word, excel, SAGE and QuickBooks
  • Good communication Skills

Method Of Application

Interested Malawian candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience are requested to submit their Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable references, cover letter together with copies of certificates to the email address below not later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, 26th June, 2024, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All the applications should be addressed to the following email address:

[email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to recruitmentmw@projecthope.org