Assistant: Finance (Windhoek, Namibia)

Ernst & Young - Windhoek, namibia

a year ago

About EY

At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world.

The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

In a world thats changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our North Star guiding our more than 300,000 people providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day.

We help digital pioneers fight data piracy; guide governments through cash flow crises; unlock new medical treatments with data analytics; and pursue high quality audits to build trust in financial markets and business.

In other words, working with entrepreneurs, companies, and entire countries to solve their most pressing challenges.

Primary purpose of this role

As an Accounting Assistant at EY Namibia, you will play a vital role in supporting the finance and accounting functions of the firm. You will work closely with the Financial Manager to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, data entry, and administrative tasks. This role offers an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a dynamic and professional environment.

What you will be doing

  • Financial Data Entry: Accurately enter financial transactions into accounting software, including invoices, expenses, and payments.
  • Reconciliation: Assist in reconciling monthly recons.
  • General Ledger Maintenance: Support the maintenance of the general ledger, ensuring proper coding and classification of transactions.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Assist in processing and monitoring accounts payable and accounts receivable activities.
  • Documentation: Maintain organized and up-to-date financial records and documentation for audit and compliance purposes.
  • Assist with Audits: Provide necessary support during internal and external audits by preparing relevant financial information and responding to auditor inquiries.
  • Ad-hoc Tasks: Contribute to various ad-hoc financial and administrative tasks as assigned by the accounting team.
  • Namibia Revenue Agency: Prepare VAT, WHT, PAYE, Import Tax and submit on time.

What we require

  • Grade 12 with Accounting as a subject.
  • Certificate or Diploma in Accounting will be an advantage.
  • Prior experience as an accounting assistant or in a similar role is advantageous, but not mandatory.
  • Strong Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word) essential.
  • Ability to managing time-based deadlines.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration, including benefits.
  • Additional paid leave days.
  • Study opportunities including a generous amount of study leave.
  • Dynamic working environment with various learnig oppertunities.

EY Namibia is an equal opportunity employer, therefore persons from previously disadvantaged groups and with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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