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The National AIDS Commission (NAC) is a body corporate established in 2001 and reconstituted through the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Management) Act No. 9 of 2018with new functional roles. The Act mandates NAC to coordinate and provide leadership for the implementation of the National response to HIV and AIDS in Malawi.

 

An opportunity has arisen to engage qualified persons of Malawian origin to fill the vacant positions of Assistant Accountant tenable at its Head Office in Lilongwe


NAC therefore invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the positions as stated below:




Position: Assistant Accountant – 2 posts



A. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing bank reconciliation Statements and reconciliation of other ledgers as required from time to time.
  • Prepare and properly file payment vouchers while ensuring supporting documents are attached.
  • Prepare salary payment documents and ensure monthly remittance vouchers, cheques and transfers are timely prepared
  • Ensure safe custody of all accountable documents.
  • Issuing receipts for any payment to the Commission and preparing cheques.
  • Balancing and updating Salary and other Ledgers.
  • Recording receipts and cheques including direct bank transactions in cash books.
  • Writing Remittance Payment Vouchers and Cheques.
  • Assist in preparation of periodic financial reports and production of year-end accounts.
  • Maintaining and update thecash book, general ledger, and stock ledger.
  • Managing petty cash and cash float for specific activities where necessary.
  • Managing the Financial Filing system and the stores.
  • Regularly updating the Fixed Asset Register
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time


Minimum Academic and Professional Qualifications/Experience
  • Bachelor of Accountancy or Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accounting or Business Studies; but must be studying towards Professional Qualification such as –ACCA, CIMA or CA, plus
  • At least three (3) years’ experiences in a related fields. But must have 2 years working experience with any accounting package


Personal specifications

  • Good oral communication skills
  • Have the drive, be a self -starter and be an effective team player
  • Be adaptive and quick to respond to user needs
  • Be able to work in a busy environment
  • Computer literate and familiar with business on line functions




Remuneration Package



TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive package commensurate with the position, experience and qualification.



METHOD OF APPLICATION

Eligible candidates meeting the required qualification and experience should submit their application with up to date detailed CV indicating names of three traceable referees, and attach copies of academic and professional certificates. The applications should be sent to the address below:


The Acting Chief Executive Officer,

National AIDS Commission,

P.O. Box 30622,

LILONGWE 3.


The closing date for applications is 24th September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    25 Sep, 2021

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