Accounts & Administration Assistant

  • 6 months ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Checks Investments is a Partnership with an investment portfolio currently ranging from food catering hospitality, entertainment and events management. Creative Solutions for the Environment (CSE) preserves the environment through organizing, educating and empowering rural communities to reforest, build resilience, create alternative livelihoods and reduce poverty as we transition to a more eco-friendly and sustainable way of life. An opportunity has arisen for energetic and result oriented individual to fill in (on immediate basis) the vacant posts of Accounts & Administration Assistant at our Lilongwe Office.

Position: Accounts & Administration Assistant


Reporting to the Accountant, the candidate will be responsible for:
  • Contributing towards improvement of finance and accounting policy and procedures;
  • Assisting with preparation of annual financial budget forecasts and periodic review of the same;
  • Timely service billing, collection and banking of all funds owed to the company and record keeping;
  • Assisting with maintenance of up to date fixed assets register;
  • Championing procurement and company inventory management (delivery, receiving, storage, issues, reordering, stocktaking, record-keeping, inventory valuation etc.);
  • Preparing periodic account reconciliations (bank accounts, receivables, payables, etc.);
  • Assisting with maintenance of complete and accurate tax records and remittance of tax returns to MRA;
  • Maintaining and updating cashbook and general ledger (GL);
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly management accounts and timely publishing of the same;
  • Assisting with preparation of annual financial statements and accompanying notes;
  • Providing clerical and administrative support to management as requested from time to time.

Job skills & competences
The candidate will be required to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:
  • Teamwork: Must demonstrate excellent ability to work with staff at all levels in an organization;
  • Time management: Must be able to execute his/ her roles with unquestioned efficiency to meet deadlines;
  • A sense of orderliness: Must be able to maintain accounting and other business records in an easy to follow and retrieve format;
  • Integrity; Must possess a trustworthy character and personality;
  • Flexibility: Must be able to work for long hours even at short notice to enable the organization to deliver its targets;
  • Adaptable and self-development: Must aspire to always learn and upgrade one-self in order to add relevant value to the organization.

Qualifications & Other Abilities
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting or Finance from a reputable institution;
  • Advanced computer knowledge with an aptitude in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.);
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounting and procurement roles from a recognized organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English language;
  • Those with experience in hotel and NGO accounting practices will have an advantage;
  • A valid and clean motor vehicle driving license is a must.

How to apply

Applications comprising detailed CV, cover letter and at least 3 traceable referees should be addressed, not later than Thursday 19th November 2020, to:

Email: [email protected]  / [email protected]

Att: The Managing Director, Checks Investments & CSE, Lilongwe.


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