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Project Accountant

Date Posted: Apr 14, 2021
Monthly Salary: 0 MWK - 0 MWK

Job Description

Background:

AZOROM has been shortlisted to tender for a contract to supervise the design and construction of 180,000 connections of new electricity customers over a two-year period in areas that are close to existing Distribution Network infrastructure in Malawi. The work will include low voltage (LV) extensions, uprating of distribution transformers, and installation of service drops and pre-payment meters. Some reinforcing the upstream network to ensure the quality and reliability of power supply will also be required.

 
Position: Project Accountant

AZOROM wishes to hire additional staff on short to medium term contracts to augment our existing resource for the assignment. Contract durations will vary between six and thirty months, depending on the role.

Requirements:

An experienced project accountant is required to perform the following activities;

  •  Examine invoices submitted by Contractor(s) based on the installation service contracts to determine whether the services being invoiced were performed, the payment has fallen due and all required supporting documents are provided.
  •  Determine the amount to be added to, or deducted from, payments to the contractor for any additional work or work omitted, respectively.
  • Approve the payment request for onward processing by the client.
  •  Support monitoring, checking and approving construction work on site, which will form the basis for Contractor’s periodic invoicing.
  •  Follow up and updates on disbursement projection estimate for the different phases of the project.
  •  Ensure the monitoring and reporting on all project relevant guarantees according to the relevant World Bank guidelines and obligations of the client towards the World Bank.

The requirements for this position are

  • BSc. Degree in Finance or similar.
  • Not less than 5 years’ experience of performing the activities listed above in relation to large scale geographically distributed construction contracts involving multiple contractors.
  •  Experience in at least two similar projects.
  •  Experience in project accounting in developing nations, preferably in Africa
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.

A contract duration of 24 months is envisaged.


How to apply
 
To apply, please send a detailed CV specifically demonstrating how you match the above 
requirements to:
 
 
Email:  jmurray@azorom.com 
 
 
as soon as possible but no later than Sunday 18th April 2021
 


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
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  • Apply Before
    19 Apr, 2021

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