National Food Reserve Agency is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, or religion/belief.
Internal Auditor (FR 3) - April 2023 (Closed)

The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post:



Internal Auditor (FR 3)


NFRA Head Office, Kanengo, Lilongwe. The incumbent will be required to travel to the Agency’s depots from time to time as duty demands.


Within the NFRA FR 3 salary structure


Probation leading to permanent appointment upon successful completion of the probation period


To provide independent and objective checks and assurance on the efficacy of control systems and risk management.



The following are some of the key responsibilities of the post:

  1. Developing audit work plan;
  2. Preparing audit programs;
  3. Reviewing and advising on the effectiveness and adequacy on financial and operational procedures;
  4. Checking compliance with internal control procedures, statutory roles and regulations;
  5. Checking management accounts and financial records for errors and completeness and advise management and the Board accordingly;
  6. Identify key risk areas in consultation with management and advise on requisite internal control systems strategies to be introduced and implemented in order to safeguard funds;
  7. Conducting performance audits;
  8. Preparing audit reports and making follow-up action;
  9. Liaising with external auditors on audit matters;
  10. Monitoring the implementation of recommendation of the external auditors;
  11. Conducting investigative audits and physical stocktaking.



  1. Education

A Bachelors’ degree in Finance or Accountancy obtained from an accredited institution plus ACCA or CIA and must be a registered member of Institute of Internal Auditors.

    2. Experience

At least 5 years working experience in auditing.



Qualified and interested persons should send their applications letters, copies of certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) showing three traceable referees to the address below. Please include referees’ contact numbers and active email addresses.            

The Chief Executive Officer

National Food Reserve Agency

Private Bag B450


Or email:

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 28th April, 2023. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. Please note that NFRA is an equal opportunity employer.

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