Financial Accountant – Swakopmund (Namibia)
Purpose: To analyse financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
o To prepare and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports in order to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
o To compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
o To analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to enable management to make informed financial decisions.
o To timeously report to management regarding the financial position of the organization.
o To accurately assign entries to the proper accounts in order to prepare and submit monthly reports.
o To develop, maintain, and analyse budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
o To prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities.
o To survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
o To provide support, education and training to staff within the organization.
o To prepare for and co-ordinate the internal and external audits in order to ensure compliance to corporate governance and legislation.
Requirements: *B Comm or B Comm Honours *Minimum 3 years accounting experience *Multi – national / Multi – currencies experience *3 – 5 years ERP experience *Accounting Software; Intermediate financial skills and experience *Proficiency MS Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook *Ability to deal with complex reconciliation processes *Accounting for projects *Interpretation and analysis of financial statements and management accounts.