ACCOUNTANT
Full Time
February 19, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
March 2, 2024

Company: Yathu-Yathu Data

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Overview

INTRODUCTION

Yathu-Yathu Data is a cooperative-based and community-focused initiative aimed at empowering citizens to champion broadband networks in unserved and underserved parts of Malawi. The cooperative is seeking qualified and suitable persons to be recruited in different portfolios under the Yathu-Yathu National Broadband Cooperative as follows:

Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting transactions.
  • Prepare budget forecasts.
  • Publish financial statements in time.
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings.
  • Reconcile accounts receivable and payable
  • Ensure timely bank payments.
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns.
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements.
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity.
  • Audit financial transactions and documents.
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups.
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience as an Accountant.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like Sage, Pastel and with knowledge of general ledger functions.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, or relevant degree.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

1. Applicants should indicate their current district of residence, as interviews will be done in three regions.

2. Application letters to be sent to:
The Chairperson
Yathu Yathu National Broadband Cooperative
7 Malambe Ring Road
City Centre
P.O. Box 30214, Lilongwe
207240
Malawi
Email: jobs@yathuyathu.mw

3. Deadline for submission of application letters is 2nd March 2024.

Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.