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The International Christian Assembly (ICA) is a local church under the Malawi Assemblies of God it is comprised of three major divisions, the Congregation and Secretariat, ICA Media otherwise known as Channel for ALL Nations and Sunrise Ministries. ICA is a Christian organization all employees are therefore expected to play a vital role in the successful accomplishment of the religious objectives of the Church.The following vacancies have arisen for immediate filling.

Job Title: Finance Officer (Grade S2 or S1)

Department: Office of Senior Pastor/Executive Pastor

Location: ICA -Lilongwe

Reporting Responsibility: Executive Pastor /Chair Finance Committee (Technically)

Job Summary

The Finance Officer undertakes all finance accounting duties in relation to both operating income and expenditure, management of funds and day to day administration activities. He/She consolidates the annual budget and administers the accounts and finances from various departments in such a manner to ensure compliance with the International Christian Assembly Financial Manual.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Provides Leadership to Management and Staff to administrator accounts and finances in the following areas amongst others

  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control
  • Monitor expenditure against budget for the Church and liaise with other Heads/ managers and administration staff
  • Assist other department staff to monitor individual departmental budgets
  •  Ensure that quarterly financial reports are submitted to Finance Committee on all the accounts/sectors of the Church.

Maintaining Financial Records

  •  Prepare records of financial statements for the Church (Trial Balance, Income and Expenditure and Balance sheet etc.)
  •  Prepare the payroll and manage deductions from the payroll
  •  Manage the cash flow to ensure necessary availability of funds to meet planned expenditure.

Financial Reporting

  • Liaise with the chairman of the finance committee on accounting and auditing issues.
  •  Provide the following monthly financial reports to the Senior/Executive Pastor and quarterly reports to the finance committee, Income and expenditure accounts, Balance Sheet.
  •  Develop information relevant to specific managerial decisions.
  •  Preparation of audit schedules and liaising with auditors

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Degree in Accounting or equivalent and suitable qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience on a wide range of accounting activities for a reputable organisation.
  • Must be Born Again and professing Christian living a life that is beyond any reproach.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  •  Hands on computer skills as high level user on Financial Management software preferably QuickBooks.
  •  Integrity and trust required in complying with controls and ensuring responsibilities are correctly discharged.
  •  Good interpersonal skills and credibility in dealing with other members of staff over financial issues
  •  Ability to adhere to deadlines.

Submission of Applications

Application letters with CV’s should be emailed to:
or hand delivered to the ICA premises at ICA Marquee on the corner of the M1 and Paul Kagame by 23rd April 2021.

Skills Required

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