Accounts Assistant


UN SACCO is a registered Savings and Credit Cooperative Ltd (SACCO) whose primary objective is to afford all UN Agencies and other International Organizations’ Employees an opportunity to access a superb savings facilities and affordable credit services as a way of enhancing their social-economic well-being.

UN SACCO would like to recruit and fill the vacant position of Accounts Assistant in a drive to expand its business in line with Strategic Plan.


The Accounts Assistant reports directly to the SACCO Accountant. The position is based at UN SACCO head Office in Lilongwe, Malawi. UN SACCO is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the accountant in preparing monthly financial management reports
  • Ensuring that cash balances and ledgers are well maintained
  • Responsible for all reconciliations
  • Ensuring that member files are updated regularly and are current at all times
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Accountant/ Manager from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

He/she must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of an advanced Diploma in accounting from a recognized institution or its equivalent. Those with degrees are also encouraged to apply.
  • Have at least 2 years working experience in a similar position.
  • Maturity and high levels of integrity, including ability to work in a team.
  • Have good report writing and communication skills.
  • Have some knowledge in IT.
  • High levels of honesty, reliability and interpersonal skills.

Method of Application

Application letters together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and three traceable referees must be submitted online or through our postal address by MONDAY, 22ND MARCH, 2021.
E- Mail Address:
Postal Address: The Manager, UN SACCO,C/O UNDP,P.O. Box 30135,Lilongwe.