Junior Accountant

Africa Personnel Services - walvis bay, namibia

25 days ago

Description

Our client is a dynamic entity specializing in the transport of various commodities with value added services and facilities. They provide optimal Transport and Logistical Solutions throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the rest of Africa.

As a Junior Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in managing and overseeing financial transactions. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records, including accounts payable and
    receivable.
  • Preparing financial statements and reports up to Trial Balance for review by senior
    management.
  • Conducting regular reconciliations of bank statements and other financial accounts.
  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Preparing and presenting financial reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Supervising and mentoring junior accounting staff, fostering a high-performance team
    environment.
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Utilizing accounting software and Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, for efficient financial management.
  • Adhering to strict ethical standards and maintaining confidentiality of financial information.

Requirements

  • Namibian citizen
  • Diploma in Accounting/Financial Reporting; a bachelors degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field is an added advantage.
  • CPA or equivalent certification preferred.

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in debtor accounting or related roles, with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity and 2 years of proven experience as an accountant up to Trial Balance financial reporting.
  • Proven experience in accounts payable or a similar role.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and compliance
    requirements.
  • Proven leadership abilities with a track record of building and motivating high-performing
    teams.

Closing date: 12 July 2024

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