Overview

POSITION: ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

Nutri Foods Dairy Industries invites applications from suitably qualified and established candidates to fill the position of Assistant Accountant tenable at Chatha, Chileka Road, Blantyre.

REPORTING TO: ACCOUNTANT

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To be responsible for the processing of payments, management and accounting for financial resources, assets and supplies in the business entity.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Applicants must be in possession of Diploma in Accounting obtained from recognized Institution plus 2 years of working experience in accounting.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and facilitate approval of payments and other financial transactions
  • Make follow up and collection of all banking related documents
  • Effect data entry into the accounting system
  • Maintain contributions records
  • Receive and acknowledge payment receipts
  • Prepare payment and journal vouchers
  • Process petty cash payments and write cheques
  • Maintain cash books and subsidiary books
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements, debtor schedules and reconcile them with general ledger
  • Make follow up of debts to ensure prompt collection
  • Participate in preparation of audit schedules and manage supplies stores.

COMPETENCIES AND APTITUDES:

  • Basic knowledge in stores management
  • Must demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Good math skills and the ability to spot numerical errors
  • Hands on experience with MS Excel and accounting software(e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Computer literate and
  • Excellent attention to detail.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested individuals who meet the above requirements should submit their applications, copies of Certificates/Degrees and updated CVs to the Human Resources Manager, Nutri Foods Dairy Industries, P.O. Box 1451, Blantyre: nutrifoods.nfdi@gmail.com not later than 12th August 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.