Financial Accountant- Windhoek – Old Mutual Namibia


As one of the leading Insurance & Investment companies in Namibia, Old Mutual (Namibia) Limited takes pride, passion and commitment in continuous development and improvement of its employees. Be part of a high-performance culture in the following position: Financial Accountant.

Minimum Requirements…

  • Namibian Citizen;
  • Relevant tertiary qualification;
  • Completion of articles will be an added advantage;
  • Accounting system experience will be advantageous;
  • Computer Literacy and good numeric skills are essential with excellent excel skills;
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed tough business targets on a consistent basis;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently; and
  • Excellent communicator with a passion for customer service and relationship building.

Job Specification…

  • Manages the financial reporting requirements for the business unit;
  • Drives & collates monthly financial submission consisting of reports and commentary;
  • Prepares monthly financial and management reports according to agreed timelines;
  • Compile ad-hoc reports based on requirements;
  • Develops, reports on and interprets cost drivers, KPIs and benchmarks;
  • Provides commentary on financial results and the implications thereof and advises on corrective action to be taken;
  • Ensures that all financial accounting transactions the team is responsible for are accurately reflected in the business unit ledgers;
  • Accountable for governance and compliance at an operational level;
  • Creates a healthy internal control environment to ensure safeguarding of assets & integrity of financial information;
  • Monitor & reports on status of all control accounts in the business unit;
  •  Maintain and effects on-going changes to internal control environment as necessitated by changes in business and corporate governance;
  • Emphasis of the role is on interpretation and predictive results;
  • Maintains complex business models,
  • Preparation of annual business plans and quarterly forecasts;
  • Recording of financial transactions to trial balance level;
  • Assist in preparation of annual financial statements; and
  • Maintain and ensure relevant tax compliance of the business unit.