ACCOUNTANT
Full Time
March 16, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
March 29, 2024

Company: Non-Governmental Organisations Regulatory Authority (NGORA)

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Overview

The Non-Governmental Organisations Regulatory Authority (NGORA) is a statutory body established under the NGO Act, 2001 (Cap. 5 of the laws of Malawi). Under the NGO Act, NGORA is mandated to register and regulate the operations of NGOs in Malawi.

NGORA’s vision is to have an NGO Sector that maximizes public benefit. In order to attain this vision NGORA plans on strengthening the capacity of its stakeholders including their systems, governance and ownership. Further to this, NGORA also aims to improve transparency and accountability of NGOs; strengthen collaboration and relationships amongst stakeholders; and create an enabling legal and institutional framework.

To effectively fulfil this vision, opportunities have arisen within NGORA to fill various positions. The positions require personnel with capacity to initiate innovative ideas geared at making NGORA
vibrant and competitive. The following are the details of the vacant positions:

6. Accountant (1 Position) – Based in Lilongwe

The accountant shall report to the Senior Accountant.

Duties and responsibilities

a. Prepare payments in compliance with the Authority’s finance policy and procedures manual;
b. Process all online bank payments;
c. Process monthly payroll, statutory and administrative payments on time;
d. Prepare payment vouchers in the accounting system;
e. Ensure that all payment vouchers have been properly filed and supporting documents and liquidations are attached;
f. Process petty cash payments;
g. Ensuring tax payments are remitted on time;
h. Maintain cash books and subsidiary books of accounts in the accounting system;
I. Assist in preparing bank reconciliations;
j. Assisting in the preparation of audit schedules;
k. Assist in the preparation of payment vouchers and ensure all payments have been submitted to the vendors timely.

The desired candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

a. Diploma in Accounting obtained from a recognized Institution.
b. At least 5 years work experience in accounting.
c. Must be registered and in good standing with ICAM.

Interested candidates should submit their applications in a sealed envelope together with detailed and updated curriculum Vitae (CV), three traceable referees and copies of certificates to:

The Registrar
NGO regulatory Authority
P.O. Box 31785
LILONGWE 3.

Or email: recruitment@ngora.mw and cc: registrar@ngora.mw with title clearly stating the position being applied for.

Closing date for receiving applications is 29th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates with be acknowledged.