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The Smallholder Farmers’ Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi (SFFRFM) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates of Malawi origin to fill the position of Finance Manager tenable at its Head Office at ULIMI House in Blantyre. The Finance Manager will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

The overall responsibility of the Finance Manager will be to promote prudent and efficient financial management and accounting practices for the management, allocation and proper utilization of financial assets and resources in accordance with the strategic objectives and goals of the Fund.


1. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Provide strategic financial leadership to the Fund to ensure that it achieves its objectives.
  • Direct and implement all aspects of the Fund’s financial management and accounting functions
  • Coordinate, direct and supervise the implementation of a budgetary planning and control system
  • Accurately report the financial status of SFFRFM and to measure actual expenditure against opprotary allocations.
  • Prepare timely monthly, quarterly and annual statutory accounts, financial statements and reports in line with the Public Finance Management Act
  • Prepare year end detailed audit schedules and liaises with external auditors
  • Take lead of consolidating the Fund’s budget and forecasts and ensure that quarterly budgetary reviews take place and annual stock taking exercise are timely conducted
  • Ensure adequate and effective financial controls, procedures and processes are in place in order to prevent fraud, theft and abuse of the Funds’ resources and assets.
  • Participate in the formulation, preparation and implementation of the Fund’s corporate strategies, business plans and goals
  • Negotiate with financial institutions within and outside the county in order to facilitate financing with appropriate instruments
  • Initiate investment decisions in line win Corporate strategy and corporate risks
  • Monitor the performance of the Fund’s investment programs/projects to ensue optimum returns.
  • Answer to queries on all financial matters
  • Perform any other duties and functions as delegated by The Chief Executive Officer from time to time.

2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Masters’ degree in Accounting or Finance or Business Administration from a reputable university with three years post qualification experience.
  • A Bachelors: Degree in accounting of Finance obtained from a reputable University with 5 years post qualification experience In Accounting and finance.
  • Five years work experience in a senior management position in a reputable commercial organisation .
  • The incumbent should also be a qualified accountant (Certified Public Accountant-Malawi), a registered member of ICAM or member of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Certified . Management Accountant (CIMA) with five years’ post qualifying experience.

3. SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES –

  • Good understanding of Financial and stock Management issues.
  • Understanding of the Public Finance Management Act, Public Audit Act and Public Procurement Act.
  • Ability to coordinate and cooperate within interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Clear understanding of the business environment of the industry
  • Be self-starter, effective team player and demonstrated verifiable result-oriented track record.


(NB: Please clearly indicate how you relate to the qualifications and experience as well as to skills and personal attributes).



4. SUBMISSION AND APPLICATION

Qualified and interested individuals should submit applications and detailed curriculum vitae with copies of certificates indicating their current postal and email addresses, telephone numbers and names of three (3) traceable referees in sealed envelopes clearly marked “ Vacancy: Finance Manager”  not later than 16:00 hours on Friday,29th May, 2020 to:

The Chairman,

Appointments and Disciplinary Committee

Smallholder Farmers Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi

SFFRFM,

ULIMI House,

P.O. Box 2505,

Blantyre.


For more information check: http://www.sffrfm.org



Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    30 May, 2020

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