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BACKGROUND

People Development Fund (PDF) is a microfinance institution that exists to empower people economically while ensuring that cooperatives, village banks, civil servants and employees in both public and private sectors are served economically. PDF is registered and certified with Reserve Bank of Malawi.


Job Title: Accountant Officer



JOB SUMMARY


PDF seeks a highly qualified Accountant Officer to join the organization, the Accountant Officer will be responsible to establish, monitor and summarize the extent of the financial operations and performances of the Institution. He/she will be responsible in recording, summarizing and reporting the financial status of the Institution in the form of regular financial statements and reports. He/she will do proper maintenance of the accounting records, timely closing of books and submission of financial statements, and auditing of accounts by external auditors


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establishes, operates, monitors and periodically summarizes financial operations
  • Ensures that the accounting systems of the Institution comply with the internationally accepted accounting standards
  • Verifies the correctness of cash, general ledger account balance with balance carried; according to the month end cash collection and deposit report
  • Reviews ledger accounts, track balances for correctness and prepares an interim annual financial statement and closes books of accounts on the end of every fiscal period
  • Facilitates audit activities, submits timely financial reports and provides required data and information that maybe required by auditors.
  • Closes books of accounts, and prepares financial statements (income statement, balance sheets, etc.) periodically
  • Reconciles accounts with debtor and creditors;
  • Certifies correctness of all payment voucher, checks, petty cash payment vouchers, petty cash replenishment summaries, etc.
  • Checks and certifies correctness of payroll, travel allowances, per diem and related payments
  • Amends changes in employee earnings, such as salary increments, loan settlements, loan grants and other deductions
  • Ensuring financial compliance with Reserve Bank of Malawi
  • Ensuring tax compliance


QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Good planning, organizational, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Well organized and ability to act in a professional and ethical manner
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Hands-on experience with lending procedures and products
  • Ability to create and process financial spreadsheets
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Should possess the impact and influence leadership skills, business and customer awareness skills with the ability to manage change and grow business.
  • Should have at least 2 year’s working experience in a microfinance institution, SACCO or related field.
  • Should have Diploma in Banking and Finance, Accounting or related field



APPLICATION PROCEDURE


If you meet the above requirement of the position, please send your cover letter, a detailed CV, names of two referees to:

Email: pdfund.info222@gmail.com  

or via WhatsApp on 0881 392 398 or 0997 380 606

not later than 13th January 2020.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    14 Jan, 2021

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