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Project Accounts Assistant (x2) at National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC)

National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC)

Request For Expression Of Interest (Individual Consultants Selection)

1 Background

The Government of Malawi through the National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC) has received financing towards the cost of Malawi Social Support for Resilient Livelihood Project. The NLGFC intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under the contract for Project Assistant Accountant.

The NLGFC invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates to fill the position of Project Assistant Accountant, recruited as individual consultant.

Job Title: Project Assistant Accountant

Responsible to: Management Accountant

Purpose
To assist in the performance accounting transaction processing, reporting and data management in accordance with financing agreements between the Government of Malawi and stakeholders.

2 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

I. Assist in Project Transactional processing which includes preparation of Payment Vouchers, Payment Instructions, data capture of all Project financial transactions into the Project financial management system in an accurate manner and within expected time periods.

II. Assisting the Management Accountant in preparing Bank reconciliations and periodic Project financial and management reports/project statements;

III. Assist the Management Accountant to ensure accurate and timely production of replenishment claims (Statement of Expenditures-SOE), IFR’s

IV. Ensuring that all documents relating to financial transactions are properly filed in order to facilitate their retrieval.

V. Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and Work plans

VI. Ensure compliance with statutory obligations such as preparation of all tax returns and Project staff pension

3 Qualification

  • Diploma in Accounting or equivalent professional accounting qualification with at least two (2) years relevant work experience.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with accounting systems such as Tompro, Sage, Sun Systems.

4 Duration of the assignment

The Project Assistant Accountant will be recruited for 3 years up to 31st December 2025, but the contract shall be renewable annually based on satisfactory performance.

5 Location of Employment

The Project Assistant Accountant will be based at the NLGFC Office in Lilongwe.

6 Submission of Applications

Method of Application

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit application letters together with a concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of referees, National ID and copies of relevant certificates to the address below not later than 14th October, 2022 at 1430 hours

The Executive Director

National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC),

Area 14, Red Cross Building

Presidential Way

Private Bag 352

Lilongwe

Or through the following email address nlgfc@nlgfc.gov.mw, Copy to : guledi@nlgfc.gov.mw

Applicants who fully meet the above requirements and are considered for further assessment shall be acknowledged.