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Financial Accountant - Windhoek, Namibia

Published on 17.08.2020


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Position : Financial Accountant - Windhoek, Namibia

We are recruiting a Financial Accountant.


  • General responsibility for the posting, recording and maintenance of all accounting records, including preparation of the monthly Management Reporting Packs and submission to
  • Along with the General Manager, prepare and present the monthly financials to Manager
  • Responsibility for preparation of annual budget and re-forecasting exercises
  • Internal Controls and Standard Operating Policies are implemented, monitored and continuously improved as required
  • Submission of all reporting requirements on daily, weekly, monthly etc. basis including cash reports, sales, working capital etc.
  • Handling of all local statutory requirements including audit, statutory payroll matters etc.
  • Sales invoicing
  • Maintenance and control over the debtors ageing book and active follow up with Sales and Operations for the collection of outstandings from customers
  • Maintaining accurate and complete stock positions (finished goods, semi-finished goods, raw materials, packing materials, stores & spares) and sending weekly reports
  • Maintaining and reviewing appropriateness of Bills of Materials (BOM) and manufacturing entries in the accounting system
  • Implementing and maintaining controls over stock during the processing and down-packing of raw materials
  • Maintenance and control over the supplier reconciliations and ensuring timely remittance of vendor invoices and payments
  • Handling all administrative matters
  • Preparation of all required supporting daily, weekly, monthly and annual schedules and reconciliations for accounts purposes
  • Calculation and posting of foreign currency revaluations
  • Assisting with obtaining and renewal of licenses and permits as required
  • Preparation of product costings and analysis thereof (including new product and market entry analysis as required)
  • Preparation of ad-hoc financial reports as and when requested by the Business
Required profile for job ad : Financial Accountant - Windhoek, Namibia
  • Minimum Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Accounting with at least three years’ experience, preferably in the FMCG industry as a Financial Accountant
  • Experience in a branded food & beverage industry would be a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel, Word & PowerPoint) and ERP systems (including manufacturing and BOM’s).
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to complete projects timely (deadline driven) and accurately is critical
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well with others (teamwork) in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • The role requires a hands-on and independent-minded individual
Job criteria for job ad : Financial Accountant - Windhoek, Namibia
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Consumer goods
Distribution, selling, wholesale
Food-processing industry
Import-export business
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Windhoek - Khomas
City : Windhoek
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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