Management Accountant 1

Management Accountant

Chombe Foods Limited

Chombe Foods Limited is undergoing rebranding, restructuring and reorganization of its operations which has necessitated in the invitation of applications from suitably qualified skilled and experienced candidates to fill the vacant position of Management Accountant which is tenable at its head office in Blantyre. The successful candidate will be reporting the General Manager.

Job Purpose

To analyse and report on Key Financial data within the organization ensuring that the General Manager receives timely, accurate and relevant information

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Filing & safekeeping of payment vouchers and all petty cash documents
  2. Maintaining payments and receipts cash books
  3. Ensuring  financial transactions are posted, reviewed and all miscoding and ineligible costs are cleared
  4. Preparing monthly bank reconciliations for bank accounts
  5. Maintaining ledgers, fixed assets, cash and journal entries
  6. Maintaining creditors and debtors registers
  7. Preparing cash control accounts
  8. Providing Bank Facility Report for the Company on daily basis
  9. Developing and controlling a centralized accounting system to ensure that accounts are effectively managed
  10. Ensuring compliance with company’s policy on all financial issues
  11. Assisting the General Manager in the preparation of annual budgets, cash flow forecasts and other prospective forecasts
  12. Preparing budgets and investigating variances
  13. Preparing all tax returns as prescribed by applicable Malawian rules like VAT, WHT, PAYE, TEVET, Income tax etc
  14. Preparing timely and reliable Management Accounts reports in accordance with relevant accounting framework on a monthly basis
  15. Liaising with internal and external auditors in preparation of statutory audit and period end closure process
  16. Assisting the General Manager in arrangement of board meetings and Annual General Meetings in timely manner

Qualifications, attributes and experience

  • Possession of an Accounting Degree and fully accountant (ACCA or CIMA), with at least
    3 years’ experience m a similar position, including experience of providing Financial Control across a group of Companies
  • Sound and up to date knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standard(IFRS)
  • Experience of managing staff within the Accounts Department.
  • Excellent Excel model Skills
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting systems and strong background of computerized Accounting in Sage Line 50
  • High level of integrity and honesty

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications together with their updated curriculum vitae and comes of certificates and names of three traceable
Referees to

The General Manager,
Chombe Foods Limited,
P.O. Box 508,
E-mail: [email protected]
Cc: [email protected]

The closing date for receiving applications is by close of business on Friday, 10th December, 2021 and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.