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Pyxus Agriculture Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. A career opportunity has arisen in our organisation for the position of Accounts Assistant (Accounts Payable).


Position: Accounts Assistant (Accounts Payable)

The successful applicant will report directly to the Financial Accountant.

Key responsibilities
  • Receives invoices from service providers and allocates cost centres and sends to department heads for approval.
  • Captures the approved invoices in the creditor’s ledger. Generates accounts payable aged reports from the creditors’ ledger and identifies accounts that are due for payment.
  • Reconcile vendor balance to supplier statement on a regular basis, follow up and resolve vendor exceptional/reconciling items.
  • Prepares list of invoices to be paid identified from the reconciliation exercise.
  • Prepares payment runs in SAP for cheques to be printed by cashier
  • Receives outstanding order report from procurement every fortnight and checks on goods received or service done but invoices not yet received from the suppliers.
  • Ensures reconciling/exceptional items are cleared in a timely manner.
  • Maintains the Malawi Kwacha accounts payable sub ledger and USD Accounts payable sub ledger.
  • Processes vendor down payments and ensure that they are properly reconciled and timely cleared.
  • Prepares VAT, PAYE, WHT and FBT returns.
  • Prepares monthly general ledger reconciliations.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Experience in managing creditors in a busy accounts office.
  • Basic accounts reconciliation techniques
  • Computer skills – Microsoft office; Outlook, Excel and Word.

The Person should be:
  • A self-starter with excellent problem solving skills, attention to detail and with high regard for personal integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Willing and driven to achieve assigned goals.

How to apply
Send your application clearly marked “ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT” to the address below, no later than 28th April, 2021.

The Human Resources Manager

Pyxus Agriculture Limited

P. O. Box 40048





Skills Required

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    29 Apr, 2021

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