10 Job Openings at Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA)


The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA), an organization entrusted with the assessment, collection, and accounting for tax revenues for the Malawi Government is inviting applications from suitably qualified and interested individuals to fill vacant positions in the Finance Division.

1) Job Title            :     Finance Officer – Inventory & Prepayments

Location            :    Head Office

Grade            :    E2

Key Responsibilities:
•    Preparing and accounting for Prepaid expenses in line with applicable accounting standards and MRA policies;
•    Accounting for inventory in line with GAAP, relevant accounting standards and MRA policies;
•    Preparation of audit schedules for external and internal audits;
•    Assist in preparing detailed variance analysis reports;
•    Any other duties as assigned by management;

Qualification and Experience
Applicants should have the following qualifications:
•    Bachelor of Accountancy Degree or equivalent from a recognized university/College with at least two years relevant working experience; or
•    PAEC Diploma with at least three years relevant working experience in a busy environment

2) Job Title            :     Finance Officer

Location            :    Head Office

Grade            :    E3

Key Responsibilities:

•    Preparation of daily cash position
•    Preparation of payment vouchers for creditors and medical deductions
•    Receive and verify invoices, requisitions and goods received notes for goods/services
•    Effectively carry out Revenue, Transit and Creditors accounts reconciliations
•    Posting of invoices, expenditures, investments, loans deduction and money transfers in SAP ERP system in accordance with relevant accounting standards
•    Prepare cash books and cash controls and capturing of cash controls into IFMIS for government accounts
•    Collect revenue figures from Stations on daily basis and submit report to team leader timely
•    Ensure that terminal benefits for ex- employees are timely prepared and all loans are recovered in line with relevant polices and statutes
•    Preparation of audit schedules for external and internal audits
•    Prepare appropriate journal vouchers to post adjustments to accounting records
•    Any other duties as assigned by management;

Qualification and Experience

Applicants should have the following qualifications:
•    Bachelor of Accountancy Degree or equivalent from a recognized university/College with at least one-year relevant working experience; or
•    PAEC Diploma with at least two years relevant working experience in a busy environment

3) Job Title            :     Finance Assistants

Location            :    Various Duty Stations

Grade            :    F1

Key Responsibilities:

•    Preparation and issuance of cheques to third parties
•    Receipt of revenue and cash on a daily basis and timely banking of all cash receipts
•    Prepare and submit revenue report to Station Supervisor and Head Office
•    Follow up with bank through the Station Supervisor of any discrepancy found in the course of daily reconciliation
•    Prepare monthly cash book and submit electronically to head office
•    Prepare revenue returns on a daily basis and forward to station supervisor for certification before dispatching to head office fortnightly
•    Ensure that accounts documents are filed properly and record all security documents in register and keep under lock and key
•    Accounting for Station imprest and inventory including fuel stocks
•    Ensuring that the authority’s laid down Cash Office procedures are followed
•    Perform any other duties assigned by superiors

Qualification and Experience:

Applicants should have the following qualifications:
•    PAEC Diploma or its equivalent with at least 2 years post qualification work experience in a reputable organization;

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, copies of certificates together with updated curriculum vitae and three traceable referees to:

The Commissioner General,
Malawi Revenue Authority,
Private Bag 247,
Blantyre.

Closing date for receiving applications is 2nd May, 2017.

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