United Purpose (UP) Malawi is an international non-governmental organisation working to create opportunities for lasting improvement in peoples’ lives. We work in partnership with others to support a range of livelihoods and food security, WASH and health, sustainable energy and gender equality programmes reaching over 1,000,000 people a year across Malawi. Globally, we work in nine countries across Africa, Asia and South America, however our Malawi programme is the largest country programme. UP currently operates in 17 districts in Malawi, supporting over 30 on-going projects, with a total staff of over 180.
UP invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following local vacancy:
Position: HEAD OFFICE ACCOUNTANT based in Lilongwe
The Head Office Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of timely, accurate, up to date and easily accessible financial information and the provision of training and mentoring to project staff (non-finance staff) on finance and related matters.
Key responsibilities and duties
Financial data management and reporting.
Month end procedures.
Cash flow management.
Staff capacity building.
Essential skills and experience
Terms and conditions
The position will attract a generous benefits package including a competitive salary, housing allowance, medical aid, insurance, leave grant, etc
How to apply
Qualified and interested candidates who meets the stated requirements must submit a completed Application Form. Please note that CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please visit http://united-purpose.org/s/Job-Application-Form.doc to download the Application Form, and then submit the completed form via email only to:
If you have difficulty accessing the form, then contact us at:
When submitting, please cite the position you are applying for in the subject title and save the application form in your name. Any applications that do not include the position in the title will not be considered. Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is midnight of Sunday, 20th September, 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
United Purpose takes the safety and well-being of all those we work with, and our staff, very seriously. We have a zero-tolerance policy on abuse. Our recruitment is safe, meaning that we recruit staff with the highest values and standards of ethical behaviour. United Purpose has a Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy, which reflects our commitment to protecting the people with whom we work. All candidates will be expected to comply with this policy and its procedures.
For more information about UP, please visit our website at www.united-purpose.org/malawi/.
UP is an equal opportunity employer, and women are particularly encouraged to apply.