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The Hunger Project Malawi (THP-Malawi), is a branch of the Global Hunger Project, a non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. Our vision is a world where every woman, man and child leads a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity. Our mission is to end hunger and poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women-centered strategies and advocating for their widespread adoption in countries throughout the world. THP-Malawi has been operating in Malawi since 1999 and is currently running programs and projects in nine districts namely; Blantyre, Chikhwawa, Dedza, Neno, Nsanje, Ntcheu, Phalombe, Salima and Zomba The Hunger Project has a grant with Dioraphte Foundation whose aim is to contribute to THP-Malawi’s work in ending hunger and poverty in the communities around Wild Reserve Majete and supporting them towards self-reliance.

Position: Project Accountant

THP-Malawi wishes to recruit an experienced and qualified person for the position of Project Accountant The position is tenable at our Blantyre office.

Key Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Admin (HOFA), the position is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded in the accounting system and updated regularly.
  • Preparing monthly financial reports and quarterly donor reports.
  • Timely signal significant under- or overspending, and offer explanation for variances, keeping in mind the costed workplan for the project.
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Supporting annual budget processes.
  • Disbursement of funds during activities.
  • Coordinating and supervising the preparation of liquidations/ retirement of funds.
  • Supporting external audit processes.
  • Ensuring that relevant taxes have been duly deducted from all payments in line with tax regulations.
  • Preparing and maintaining payroll for the project.
  • Maintaining and updating the Fixed asset register.
  • Filing of Project finance related documents.


  • Candidates for consideration must have Bachelors Degree in Accounting or ACCA Holder.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working in a similar position for a Non-Governmental
  • Vast knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven attention to detail, follow-through skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize heavy workloads in order to meet sensitive deadlines.
  • Ability to interact well with others.

How to Apply:

If interested and qualified, please send your resumes with names and contacts of two traceable referees and a motivation covering letter addressed to:

The Country Manager,

The Hunger Project Malawi,

P/Bag 665,


or electronically to: 

Email: recruitment.hub@thp.org 

to be received not later than 5:00pm on 21st December 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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