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Position: Field Accountants (2 Posts)

Summary

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.

  • Plan and manage support services and resources to meet the needs of the programs.
  • Undertakes other tasks ad deemed necessary in line with the goal of providing management support to the field office as assigned by Field Coordinator.

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 process, handle and communicate matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, ability to deal effectively with staff, clients, and external contacts at all levels.
  • High degree of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, independence, reliability, adaptability, motivation, judgment, and flexibility.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent work relations in a team environment.
  • Proven skills in delivering work through efficient and effective planning and administration, including demonstrated administrative abilities, organization, problem-solving, personnel management, analysis and decision making.
  • Ability to handle concurrent activities, prioritize work, and work well under pressure.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Language competency is a requirement.



How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to:

Email: recruitment@nascents.org

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.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe/Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    2
  • Apply Before
    31 Oct, 2019

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