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Financial and Systems Audit 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:

Financial and Systems Audit Manager – 1 Position

Job Title: Financial and Systems Audit Manager

Grade : ES4

Location : ESCOM Head Office

Department : Financial and Systems Audit

Reporting to : Director of Audit and Risk

Responsible for

Chief Internal Auditor (Financial Audit)

Senior Internal Auditor (Investigative Audit)

Senior Internal Auditor (Systems Audit)

Purpose of the Job

To provide an independent and objective assurance on the efficacy of internal control systems, corporate governance and value addition interventions

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Preparing and submitting/presenting audit reports to Management and Board of Directors.
  2. Managing the development, review and implementation of annual work plans, audit programmes and budget
  3. Designing, developing and reviewing internal audit policies, procedures, systems and user manuals
  4. Ensuring that adequate policy and procedures manuals are in place for all financial operations of the Corporation
  5. Conducting/supervising investigations on any incidents of fraud, theft, forgeries, accidents and other losses to establish reasons for control failures and advise remedial measures
  6. Facilitating redress such as litigation, recovery and insurance claims
  7. Liaising with and providing support to external auditors to ensure that audit exercises are completed on time and efficiently

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in either Accounting, Finance, Auditing or related fields; with seven (7) years relevant work experience.
  • CIA Professional qualification.
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors


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.