Position: Field Accountants (2 Posts)
Working directly under the supervision of the Country Finance Manager, the Accountant will be mainly responsible for overseeing the effective preparation of finance documents, review of advance justifications and submission of all finance records on a monthly basis to the Country Finance Manager.
Locations: Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi
Type of Employment: Salaried, full-time
Reporting: Reports to Nascent’s Country Finance Manager
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure effective implementation of office finance procedures and guidelines to ensure smooth and efficient operations.
Prepare all advances to staff in line with Nascent’s procedures
Review all justification for advances received and ensure advances are justified within the timeframes stipulated in Nascents’ finance policies.
Manage the project petty cash
Prepare checks and make the payment with the approval of the project manager and Finance and admin officer
Code and record petty cash and check payment transactions
Scan and upload all Finance documents
Prepare and submit payment report with the scanned copies to the finance and Admin officer
Assist the Finance and Admin Officer in daily financial transactions in compliance with NSI and donor policies.
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Advanced Diploma in Finance, Accounting or related field.
At least 3 years of experience in a similar position and preferably with an INGO
Ability to handle concurrent activities, prioritize work, and work well under pressure.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Language competency is a requirement.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to:
Please include “Field Facilitator- Malawi” in the email subject line. CVs without cover letters will not be considered. Malawi nationals are highly encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date for applications is October 31st, 2019.Candidates are encouraged to apply early as possible as we are looking to fill the position quickly.
About Nascent Solutions
Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is a Virginia-based 501(c) (3) non-profit international development organization. Its mission is to enable vulnerable people, especially women and children in rural Africa, to develop skills for self-sufficiency. The organization’s areas of focus are food security and nutrition, health, education and skills development, and gender equity.