Saint John of God Hospitaller Services is a non-profit healthcare organization established in 1994
to contribute to the development of health for all Malawians including the vulnerable, marginalized,
and excluded groups. With its operations both in Lilongwe and Mzuzu, Saint John of God Malawi is a
key provider of tertiary and community-based mental health promotion and care including in prisons;
early intervention services for children with both intellectual and physical disabilities; vocational training for orphans & vulnerable youth including those with a disability; health care and other services for older persons; psychosocial counselling, stress and addiction management services; rehabilitation of street children; self-help group approach for women empowerment and tertiary level training in Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Medicine-Mental Health, Psychosocial Counselling and General Nursing. The organization seeks to recruit qualified and well-experienced personnel to fill the
following vacant posts in Mzuzu:

Accountant-Lilongwe Service

The Position

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing financial analysis, preparing financial reports/forecasts, and developing strategies to reduce operational and program costs. He/she should exhibit extensive knowledge of financial analysis, preparing financial forecasts, and expertise that translates into sustainable business growth in a similar environment.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to:

  • Gathering and interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures
  • Developing and implementing cost-effective financial policies and procedures as well as
    mitigating financial risks
  • Preparing financial reports and budgets as well as controlling and forecasting revenue and
  • Monitoring auditing and taxation practices
  • Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures adhere to regulatory standards
  • Performing financial record keeping as well as protecting sensitive and confidential information
  • Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related qualification
  • At least three years experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in business management and accounting software such as Sage and Iplicit
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Strict adherence to the organization’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy
  • Registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM)

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements, should send their application letters with Curriculum Vitae stating at least three traceable referees with email addresses and mobile phone numbers to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
P. O. Box 744

Email: recruitment@sjog.mw

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 26th April 2024.