POSITION: Assistant Accountant

Full Time

Location: Head Office- Blantyre.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties.

  • Filing & safekeeping of payment vouchers and all petty cash documents
  • To produce timely and reliable Management Accounts reports on a monthly basis
  • To provide Bank facility Report for the company on daily basis
  • To develop and control a centralized accounting system to ensure that accounts are effectively managed.
  • To investigate variances against budgets and provide analysis of differences.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and cash flow forecasts
  • Maintaining payments and receipts cash books
  • Ensuring financial transactions are posted, reviewed and all miscoding and ineligible costs are cleared.
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations for bank accounts
  • Preparing cash control accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s policy on all financial issues\Preparing all tax returns as prescribed by applicable Malawian rules like VAT, WHT, PAYE, TEVET, and Income tax etc.
  • Liaising with internal; with internal and external auditors in preparation of statutory audit and period end closure process.
  • Maintaining ledgers-fixed assets, cash and journal entries
  • Maintaining creditors and debtors’ registers

Qualifications. Attributes and Experience

  • Minimum of diploma, degree preferred, in the field of accounting
  • At least 2 years working experience in a busy environment
  • High levels of integrity, honesty but also a quick learner
  • Good computer skills with ability to work with spread sheets, accounting software packages
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of safeguarding risks
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate capacity and willingness to lean-open to learning new ways of doing things
  • Professional attitudes toward work
  • Friendly, customer service orientation
  • Sound and up to date knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications together with their updated curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and names of three traceable referees to:

The Human Resources and Administration Manager

MBL Holdings Limited

P.O Box 51280,




E-mail: mblvacancies@gmail.com

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday the 23rd of February 2024.