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Malawi Human Rights Resource Center (MHRCC) is a local human Rights NGO with the mandate of promoting and strengthening a human rights culture, democratic values and principles in Malawi. “MHRRC is an equal opportunity Employer”

MHRRC seeks to engage the services of:


Reporting to the Head of Finance & Administration, the key responsibilities of the Project Accountant will be as follows:

  • To produce accurate and timely, monthly, quarterly and annual financial and related reports in accordance with requirements of donor specifications
  • Assist the Head of Finance and Administration in monitoring and reporting on the movement of the organization’s funds as well as managing the project’s resources
  • To maintain the cashbooks and updating the general ledger
  • Checking arithmetic accuracy and budgetary compliance of all fund’s requests
  • Issuing of cheques, making follow ups of all disbursed funds for timely liquidation and banking all unused funds
  • Maintenance of the cheque register.
  • Updating fixed asset register
  • Preparing bank reconciliations
  • Filing of finance related documents
  • Any other duties assigned by the •Head of Finance and Administration.



  • Degree in Accounting with three years of work experience or Diploma in Accounting with a minimum of five years’ work experience in similar job.
  • Practical knowledge of MS Office Products, SAGE Accounting, QuickBooks or any similar computerized accounting system;
  • Experience with an NGO working environment and donor funded projects
  • High moral, ethical and professional standards;
  • Integrity and ability to deliver under extreme pressure;
  • Experience with an NGO working environment is an added advantage


  • Strong writing, oral and presentation skills.
  • Result oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Ready to work even during odd hours and with minimum supervision.
  • Team player.


Both electronic and printed applications with relevant supporting documentation including copies of educational and professional certificates, and a detailed CV with three (3) traceable referees must be submitted not later than 21st February, 2021 to the following address:

The Recruitment Committee

Malawi Human Rights Resource Center (MHRRC)

Area 9 (Plot No. 9/190)

P.O. Box 891


Email: info@humanrights.mw

Skills Required

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