Vacancy: Finance Assistant

 Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) is a non-governmental organisation that seeks a self – reliant, healthy, empowered, resilient, responsible, and inclusive society that respects democratic values and principles. YONECO is committed to empowering youth, women and children, promoting good health, human rights and democratic culture, adapting and mitigating the impact of climate change and conducting research for evidence-based programming and advocacy. YONECO works with both local and international NGOs and donors, government departments and Community based organizations. YONECO has programmes and projects in Zomba, Mchinji, Ntchisi, Mulanje, Thyolo, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Mangochi, Machinga, Balaka, Ntcheu, Nkhata Bay and Rumphi. YONECO also has national programmes like the first ever child helpline in Malawi for the protection and promotion of child rights.  YONECO now invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic and experienced persons to the fill the following positions which exist at YONECO Head Office in Zomba.

Purpose of the Position

The Finance Assistant is responsible for all routine financial and management accounting tasks. The main areas of responsibility are: Day-to-day financial transactions, reporting, compilation of financial information, and asset & stock control. The finance assistant writes payment vouchers and cheques controls petty cash and cash books, prepares staff salaries and expenditure summaries, maintains finance section data base and filing system, ensures easy and controlled access to financial records and transactions, compiles creditors lists and reconciles balances to suppliers’ invoices and payments, responsible for keeping accounts records, assists in preparation of financial reports, assists in compiling information for internal/external audit purposes, provides income and expenditures information to the Finance Officer at intervals determined by management , assists with provision of information for financial proposals and other fund-raising activities, assists in preparation of annual work plans and budgets for the section



The candidate should have a Diploma in Accounting with 2 years’ experience working in a busy environment

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications, detailed CVs, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three traceable referees not later than August 15, 2022. YONECO is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

The Human Resource and Administration Manager,

Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO),

Along Zomba – Lilongwe Road

Next to Calvary Church

P.O. Box 471,


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