Principal Accountant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Neno, Malawi
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Neno District Council

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant position existing at Neno District Council:

Post : Principal Accountant
Grade : G/M6
Reporting to : Chief Accountant Grade F/M5

PURPOSE:
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the various sections of the department are functional, and that staff are well trained in various accounting tools and systems.

DUTIES
i. Prepare Cash flow forecasts.
ii. Provide on the job training to junior staff on financial accounting.
iii. Consolidate monthly returns of expenditure.
iv. Prepare expenditure estimates.
v. Countersigning of documents.
vi. Attend to Audit queries.
vii. Assist with bank reconciliations.
viii. Any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time.

Educational Qualifications
Applicants must be serving Accountants (Grade I/M7) and in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy.

Experience
A minimum of four (4) years’ work-related experience.

Competencies
He/she should demonstrate the ability to enforce accounting controls to minimize audit queries.
He/She must have good analytical and supervisory skills.

Applications together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant certificates clearly marked on the Envelop the position being applied for should be addressed to:

The Secretary,
Appointment and Disciplinary Committee,
Neno District Council
P.O. Box 11,
Neno

To reach him not later than 7th May 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

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