U.S. Embassy Lilongwe Accounting Technician Jobs in Malawi

U.S. Embassy Lilongwe Accounting Technician Jobs in Malawi


  • The accounting technician has primary responsibility for a portfolio of allotments (e.g., Public Diplomacy, CDC, Diplomatic Security etc.). In this role, the accountant must track obligations, expenditures, and advice of allotments to provide an up-to-date and accurate picture of the allotments’ status. The accountant must also reconcile the account routinely to assure proper charges to the account and take corrective action as necessary. This position receives supervision from the Financial Management Specialist.

    Qualifications and Evaluations:


  • Requires a college diploma (i.e., two to three years of instruction) in accounting or business management or business finance.


  • Requires four years of progressively more complex and responsible work in accounting, bookkeeping or finance.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Requires advanced knowledge of the State Department Financial Management system including its organization, functions, workflow, and its accounting database. Requires detailed knowledge of the governing regulations including
    FAM, FAH, and DSSR. Also requires knowledge of appropriation and allotment bookkeeping and accounting procedures. Knowledge of computerized
    accounting systems.

    Language Proficiency:

  • Level IV (Fluent) in English and Chichewa (speaking, reading and writing) is

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid accounting and quantitative skills to analyze complex budgets.

  • Requires strong skills with computers, particularly accounting packages and Excel.

  • Must be able to understand and apply complex rules and regulations governing USG


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy Lilongwe Accounting Technician Jobs in Malawi

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