Assistant Technical Services Officer

  • Full time
  • 4 months ago
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

The Malawi Accountants Board (MAB) is the regulatory body for the accountancy profession in Malawi established by the Public Accountant and Auditors Act No.5 of 2013, Cap 53.06 of the Laws of Malawi. It is mandated to provide direct oversight over professional accountancy bodies and auditors to, among others; Promote high quality reporting of financial and non-financial information by entities; Promote the highest professional standards among auditors and accountants; Improve the integrity, competence and transparency professional activities in accounting and auditing; Adopt and ensure compliance with and the enforcement of applicable local and international accounting and auditing standards; Protect the financial interest of the general public and investors.

MAB would like to recruit an Assistant Technical Services Officer in the Technical Department.

Position: Assistant Technical Services Officer


Reporting to the Chief Technical Services Officer, the Assistant Technical Services Officer shall be part of the team that implements the regulation and compliance function of MAB.

Duties and Responsibilities
As part of the Regulation and Compliance Team, the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Technical Services Officer shall include the following:

  • Vetting and scrutinizing application for membership documents from ICAM for new applicants and if there are any queries refer them back to ICAM.
  • Scrutinizing application documents from accountancy training institutions for accreditation purposes.
  • Scrutinizing application documents from audit firms for registration purposes.
  • Scrutinizing application documents from professional accountancy organisations for accreditation purposes.
  • Duplicates application documents and submit them to relevant officers in readiness for Committee meetings.
  • Compiles list of approved members, audit firms, professional bodies and accountancy training institution for certificate sign writing and publications.
  • Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Chief Technical Services Officer informed of the operation and progress of regulatory efforts
  • Reporting violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required
  • Communicates with applicants regarding their registration and dispatch of certificates.
  • Responds to queries regarding registration\/accreditation in collaboration with the Chief Technical Services Officer.
  • Filing and Performs any other duties assigned to them from time to time.

Qualifications, Experience and competencies

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education
  • Diploma in Accounting with 3 years experience or Bachelors Degree in related field with 2 years experience
  • ICT knowledge and competencies desirable
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills.

How to apply
Application letters, copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae with at least three traceable referees from suitably qualified persons should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer

The Malawi Accountants Board

Victoria Avenue, Bible House

P. O. Box 2271


Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of application letters is 27th November 2020.

MAB is an equal opportunity employer.


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