Assistant Financial Accountant

Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Malawi) Limited

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Malawi) Limited. Applications are invited to fill in a vacant position as follows:


Location: Blantyre

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing monthly Management Accounts.
  • Preparing Tax Reporting Packs.
  • Supporting month-end close process.
  • Assisting with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) reporting process.
  • Assisting with annual budgeting and planning process.
  • Working closely with external auditors during annual audit.
  • Performing balance sheet substantiation and timely resolution of general ledger reconciliation issues.
  • Assisting with Fixed Assets Management.
  • Supporting monthly line of business reporting and quarterly regulatory reporting.

Required Education & Experience

  • Must have a first Degree in Accounting.
  • Must be a chartered accountant – ICAM, ACCA, CIMA.
  • Must have at least 3 to 5 years relevant work experience.
  • External Audit experience will be an added advantage.

Skills & Attributes

  • Ability to work and deliver within tight deadlines and prioritise workload accordingly.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of using accounting packages.
  • Must be familiar with relevant International financial reporting standards.

To apply, visit our Website (, click About Us, open Careers and APPLY for the vacancy. Below is the reference code-: JR-55338 Assistant Financial Accountant

Make sure you upload your motivational letter, updated CV with three traceable referees, copies of relevant certificates and National ID.

Note: Manual applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for receiving these applications is Friday, 19th July, 2024.