Accountant

  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

The Lilongwe Academy is an international private school, conveniently situated in Area 47 Lilongwe. The school is founded on the firm belief that every child is unique but all children need excellent education and motivation of their spirit, mind and body are to be well developed as future responsible citizens and leaders. Hence the motto is “Academic Excellence and Beyond!”

The Lilongwe Academy now invites applications from candidates who meet the qualifications and experience stated below to fill the vacant position of:


Position: Accountant.


Duties

Among other duties the successful candidates will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Supervise and reconcile the following accounting functions, including but not limited to; general ledger, accounts payables, accounts receivables, monthly bank reconciliation and inventory reconciliation
  • Analysing payments to ensure compliance with budget
  • Prepare financial status report
  • Do journal entries as per established and statutory accounting standards
  • Providing financial information for business analysis and auditing when needed
  • Process payments and invoices accurately and timely as per company procedures
  • Verify financial statements, ledgers and account for errors and make appropriate corrections or refer to supervisor if errors are of complex nature
  • Prepare period end journals for prepayments, accruals and depreciation
  • Collaborate with accounts team to support various accounting activities on daily basis


Qualifications, Competences and Skills

  • University degree from a recognizable institution in Accountancy or Business Administration or Finance
  • Working towards professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA will have an added advantage
  • Expertise in Accounting, Financial controls and all relevant laws with regard to Financial management
  • Knowledge of various accounting packages such as Quick Books and Sage Line
  • Computer literate in office packages(Word, Excel, Outlook and Power point)
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Good communication skills in English both written and oral
  • Plans own work effectively and keeps producing high quality work under increased pressure
  • Puts social and ethical standard into practice
  • Willing to learn and adapt to one’s own position and situation
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience
  • Should be aged 25 and above


How to apply

Interested applicants should send their cover letter, CV and copies of certificate through the following email address:

Email: [email protected]

or by post to:

The Principal,
The Lilongwe Academy,
P/Bag B499,
Lilongwe 3,

Not later than 23rd October, 2020.

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