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Finance & Administration Officer

Date Posted: Aug 09, 2019

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Water Services Association of Malawi (WASAMA) is a non-profit making membership based organization which is also a member association to the International Water Association (IWA). WASAMA is urgently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to take up the position of Finance and Administration Officer to be based at its Head Office, Tikwere House, in Lilongwe.

Reporting to the Executive Secretary, the successful candidate shall be responsible for financial accounting and administration services for the Association.

Specifically, the Finance and Administration Officer shall be responsible for the following duties:

  • Establishing and Maintaining sound human resource management systems and administration processes.
  • Keeping proper financial records including up to date cash books.
  • Establishing systems for proper and efficient invoicing, receipting, banking, and processing of payments.Compiling, analyzing and interpreting financial data for effective planning and control of the Association’s income and expenditure.
  • Undertaking monthly reconciliations of bank, creditors and debtors.
  • Establishing and maintaining sound financial systems and advising Management on financial issues.
  • Appraising existing cost control and related management information systems and recommending possible improvements.
  • Preparing Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Accounts for Management.
  • Establishing internal controls for the Association and advising Management on any internal control risks and required improvements.
  • Facilitating annual external auditing of the Association.
  • Designing and implementing fundraising strategies in line with the Association’s Strategic PlanEstablishing and maintaining a proper fling system for the Association.
  • Establishing and maintaining an up to date register of members.
  • Establishing and maintaining proper communication systems for the Association
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Secretary

This position requires a well qualified and mature person. Therefore applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Accountancy or related field from a recognized university.
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar position in a busy organization.
  • Good knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
  • Good knowledge of human resource management and administration processes.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.


Interested candidates must send their applications together with copies of their recent Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates to:

The Executive Secretary
Water Services Association of Malawi
Tikwere House, 5th floor
Private bag 390


Application letters should reach the Executive Secretary by 31 August 2019. Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged

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