Senior Accountant: Financial

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

a month ago


To provide Accounting services and to be responsible for general accounting duties required by Swakop Uranium (SU) in line with the Financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant statutory obligations.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Prepare financial accounting reports and analyse for review and sign-off on a weekly, monthly and annual basis.
  • Implement measures to prevent fraud and mitigate financial risk.
  • Ensure adequate physical control over company Fixed Assets using the Companys ERP fixed asset module along with all related processes and accounting steps.
  • Execute monthly Financial Accounting procedures to produce the final Trial Balance.
  • Deal with stakeholders in management accounting, procurement and inventory management to ensure accounting is streamlined by these upstream processes.
  • Identify depreciation methods and maintain depreciation rates on the system.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register, which include additions, disposals and class identification.
  • Calculate and verify all tax related calculations with the necessary support.
  • Complete the Bank reconciliation.
  • Prepare invoices as instructed after obtaining clear understanding of customer, contact details and terms of the sales.
  • Review and question capital requirements with due consideration to Life of Mine, Life cycle considerations, use full life considerations and previous capital plans.
  • Drive capital cost saving initiative through the budget process.
  • Track the cost accumulation of all CWIP projects.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • Bachelors Degree in Financial Accounting (B. Acc. / B. Com. / B. Compt.).
  • Honours Degree in Accounting (CTA) will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years Fixed Asset and Financial Accounting experience.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP).
  • Experience on Large Capital projects will be a distinct advantage.
  • Previous exposure to commodity marketing / invoicing requirements.
  • Creditors and debtors account management experience.
  • Experience in financial report writing.
  • Certified Chartered Accountant (CA) certification will be an added advantage.
  • Previous exposure and experience in Tax management (Income tax, Withholding tax and Value added tax) will be a distinct advantage
  • Valid Code B/BE Drivers License

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