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CCAP, Synod of Livingstonia wishes to recruit an Accountant for its Education Department. The Accountant will have a key role in supporting, strengthening and further developing the Education Department and its programs’ financial management.

The post of Accountant will be directly responsible for the implementation and overall management of financial systems and controls, management and financial reporting, budget administration, staff capacity building and all other related matters across the Education and its Programs.


The Accountant reports directly to the Executive Director of Education Department.

In order to succeed in this role, the successful candidate is expected to have amongst other attributes:

  • A strong commitment to the aims, objectives and values of the CCAP, Synod of Livingstonia
  • Relevant third level education in Finance/ Accounting/Administration and be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 5 years experience at senior level in a similar position/environment with excellent people management skills,
  • High level skills and experience in planning, budgeting and writing management and financial reports to management as well as donors,
  • Experience in audit, cost control and financial decision making,
  • Experience of managing, training and supporting staff and handing over responsibilities,
  • Computer literate with experience in managing accounting packages (Quickbooks, Sage etc.) and Microsoft Office suite (primarily, MS Excel)
  • Ability to operate efficiently within a diverse team whilst working independently,
  • Excellent English language skills and a good communicator, with proven experience in reporting for international donors,
  • Good team-worker; able to live and work closely with a small team with minimum direct supervision,
  • Understanding and experience of administration, finance, procurement and logistics systems,
  • Skills to adapt and develop appropriate budget monitoring tools for the Education Department.

 Mzuzu, Malawi

 Dependant on experience and caliber of the successful candidate

How to Apply

Please send a covering letter and completed application form to: 


Make it clear that you are applying for this position by writing: “Accountant”: [+ your name]” in the Subject line of the email



The Executive Director

CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Education Department,

P.O. Box 112


Closing Date of applications: 24th September, 2021

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Skills Required

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