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The CCAP, Synod of Livingstonia, Education Department is one of departments in the Synod of Livingstonia is one of the main providers of education in the synod’s catchment area in the country, working in close partnership with the government and other stakeholders in the education sector.

The mission of the department is “to provide quality education for spiritual, physical, mental and social economic development to the society in Malawi with emphasis on holistic approach that promotes and upholds Christian values and the spirit of good stewardship. This will endeavour sustainable socioeconomic development and poverty reduction in Malawi.

The department is calling for applications from suitably qualified and interested Malawians to fill the position of Assistant Accountant tenable at Loudon Teachers Training College as follows:

Position: Assistant Accountant

Contract period : 3 years renewable

Location: Embangweni, South of Mzimba District


  • Checking receipts issued to customers or any other client to ensure that they are dully issued and are authentic.
  • Supervising the office of the Accounts assistant to ensure that all required base accounting transactions are done according to standards.
  • Checking the Deposits, payments and withdrawal vouchers to ensure that support documentation is dully attached and that payments followed the standards. The Accounts Assistant shall therefore report to the accountant on a monthly basis on the status of the above responsibility.
  • Facilitating the preparation of the requisition documents and recommend them for payments.
  • Facilitating the budget preparatory processes to ensure that a participatory budget process is achieved.
  • Checking the cash advance Liquidations from the Accounts Assistant before being approved by the Head of Institution.
  • Supervising purchase of various materials to ensure that procurement procedures are dully adhered to.
  • Supervising inventory and warehousing management and documentation to ensure that the effective inventory management system is maintained.
  • Capturing the transactions into the sage 50 accounting system
  • Production of all the financial status reports required by the Accountant for production of the management accounts and financial statements.
  • Ensuring that all payments, contributions to the Education Dept/Synod Secretariat are made in time.
  • Acting in the position of the Accountant when the office falls vacant or travels out of office.

  • Must possess a university Bachelors degree in Accounting.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position.
  • God fearing and sober minded.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English are a must.
  • Self-starter and innovative
  • Work with minimal supervision

How to apply
All interested candidates individuals must submit their applications accompanied with detailed CVs , copies of certificates of their education/professional qualifications to the following:

The Executive Director,

CCAP Synod of Livingstonia

Education Department

P.O. Box 112



Closing date for receiving applications is 28th May, 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend interviews

Skills Required

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