Financial Manager

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

a year ago


We are seeking a Financial Manager for our client in the Medical Industry to take responsibility for managing all areas of and transactions related to the organizations finance and accounting, and/or to produce all financial reports. The successful candidate will work in our Windhoek office, reporting to the Managing Director, and Board of Directors and forming a part of a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional Finance team.

The tasks to perform (not exhaustive):

  • Prepare annual financial statements.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and related AP and AR reconciliations, as well as cash/debtors management reports.
  • Preparation of the annual budgets and the on-going monthly budget versus actual comparison, management and feedback and required investigation and approval for any deviances.
  • Monitor and assist with accounts receivable and payable activities.
  • Manage Company cash flow.
  • Implement and monitor payment authority practices and expenditure controls.
  • Monitor and review financial data and related system reports for accuracy, correctness and completeness.
  • Oversee Project Cost Reports, in collaboration with the Project Accountant and Project teams.
  • Prepare final TB/Management Accounts for input into Annual Financial Statements.
  • Management of audit processes and resolving auditors queries.
  • Fixed asset control including fixed asset register.
  • Manage and review Individual Tax returns and submissions within monthly deadlines.
  • Review calculation of and ensure distribution of salaries and other benefits to employees.
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns within monthly deadlines.
  • Calculate and manage company income tax returns and submissions within specific deadlines.
  • Project management of specific financial initiatives from time to time.
  • Ensure that company administrative procedures are implemented; including financial control, leave approval, approval of employee timesheets, etc.
  • Ensure that all financial documentation is prepared, circulated, approved, transmitted and filed in accordance with procedures.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures with a good understanding of the IFRS standards.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.


The expertise to bring:

  • Qualification in an Accounting discipline (BCom)
  • At least 5 years in a similar role with relevant industry experience
  • Proven experience in Financial Management and Accounting in Namibia
  • Namibian Citizenship or Permanent Residence
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting cost control systems, and their operations and applications.
  • Proven experience with online banking software, in order to carry out payment runs
  • Proven experience in a large ERP system (Pastel Evolution preferable)
  • Experience with Company Law and Tax Legislation
  • Solid technical aptitude, and analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high-quality deliverables, within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues across all business units.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including clients, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Proactively seek and accept guidance and feedback provided by subject matter experts and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a team and knowledge-sharing environment.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a practical approach to solving problems.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment.
  • Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, personal responsibility, and discretion.
  • High degree of professional ethics.
  • An attractive salary package, negotiable and commensurate with the experience and qualifications is offered.

Closing date: 05 May 2023

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