Latest jobs in Malawi

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant at JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited

Deadline for Applications: 25th January 2022
Job Reference no: 2023_MWI_01
JCM Power is seeking a Senior Accountant on a fixed-term 12-month contract based in Lilongwe, to support the financial and accounting functions pertaining to two operating solar PV projects.
  • Assist in establishing, implementing and documenting internal controls for ERP system
  • Assist with treasury and other cash flow enhancement processes.
  • Assist with developing project memoranda for accounting policies.
  • Assist with transition for financial report drafting into QuickBooks (and any other identified package) as well as liaising with Caseware service provider.
  • Assist with reports integration for disaggregated reports (including but not limited to ERP system, weekly management updates, monthly plant reports, quarterly EXCO and Management Reports, and FY Financial Statements.
  • Assist in the accounting and audit process for project companies and holding companies
  • Support the annual report preparation for shareholders
  • Preparing journal entries, intercompany and other financial reconciliations as well as supporting preparation of financial statements, reporting packages and audit schedules
  • Produce monthly reports and schedules, i.e. fixed assets schedule, accrued liabilities, leases, prepaid expenses schedule etc.
  • Assist with month end closing, full cycle accounting, recording general journals
  • Filing of government taxes, preparation of periodic returns and annual returns i.e. VAT, WHT, etc.
  • Monthly tracking of project costs vs budgets and updating project models with actuals on a monthly basis
  • Liaison with project coordinators/project managers for inputs and overall project status
  • Assist with transfer pricing policy compliance (including Exchange Control and Transfer Pricing reporting)
  • Assist with new and ad hoc system implementation, process improvement initiatives and execution

To be deemed a high performing member of our team in this role, you would:

  • Be a passionate CPA (or equivalent) staying on top of new standards.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment handling both financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Act as a model of JCM values and be an example to junior teammates.
  • Work within a high performing, professional team
  • 5-10 years’ accounting experience in a senior capacity with practical experience mentoring others.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS including latest standards. Experience with global consolidation is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or equivalent field/experience, required.
  • Practical experience operating in a fast-paced global environment; energy or related industry, preferred.
  • Operates to the highest standard of ethics, transparency, and is a trusted professional.
  • Comfort building relationships with external auditors, government, banks, and other public/private agencies.
  • Technical and analytic aptitude with and understanding of integrated ERP / MRP and accounting systems.
  • Knowledge in SAP, QuickBooks, Caseware and/or similar ERP and strong capability in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of successful information systems implementation (with quick turnarounds).
  • Proven ability to deliver on commitments with high quality results in a timely manner.

The behaviours and personal traits which JCM Power values in our employees are:

Vision – Sees possibilities for a potential future state and paves a path of achievement
Self-starter – Sees opportunities and takes initiative
Efficiency – Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
High Standards – Maintains high quality output as an individual and as a collective
Enthusiasm – Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude
Honest and Accountable – Speaks plainly and truthfully and takes accountability for
Method Of Application
Submit your application by email to before the deadline (listed on the first page). Include the job reference number in the subject line of your email.
All applications must include a covering letter and a CV not longer than two pages.
JCM Power promotes equal opportunity to employment and female applicants are encouraged to apply.
JCM Matswani Solar Corp Limited
Lark Complex,
Area 43/2/90

To apply for this job email your details to