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Assistant Accountant Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 14:51   General   Lilongwe   Reference: 1785
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ActionAid International in Malawi

The Organisation:

ActionAid Malawi is a locally registered nongovernmental organisation under the Company’s Act 1984 as a company limited by guarantee and is affiliated to ActionAid International, a federation of national organizations working in over 45 countries in Africa, Asia, America and Europe regions. ActionAid International is a global justice Federation working to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradicationActionAid works to strengthen the capacity and active agency of people living in poverty and exclusion, especially women, to assert their rights.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position : Assistant Accountant

Reporting To: Project Accountant (School Readiness Initiative)

Duration: June 2023 to 30 June 2024, renewable dependent on funding and performance.

Role Overview: To support financial processes through payments processing, imprest management, data capturing, reconciliations and stores management.


  • Planning and Budgeting.
  • Assisting with writing financial Reports.
  • Payments Processing
  • Custody of valuables
  • Manage Stores
  • Internal and External Audit support

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Knowledge of Planning and Budgeting
  • Ability to carry out mainstream financial processes.
  • Experience in using computerized Accounting Packages e.g. sun systems
  • Numerical and accounting skills
  • Knowledge of general finance processes
  • Training and coaching skills

How to apply:

Interested individuals should apply to: The Executive Director, Action Aid Malawi, P.O. Box 30735 Lilongwe 3, Malawi. Email: Recruitment.Malawi@actionaid.org Submission should be made by 5pm; 21st May 2022 Malawi time.

ActionAid Malawi welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.  All applications will be considered on their individual merit. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate, in line with ActionAid Malawi Pay and Benefits Policy. Suitably qualified Malawian nationals, especially women leaders, are encouraged to apply.  Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants.  

Company Description
ActionAid Malawi