Financial Accountant

Africa Personnel Services - swakopmund, namibia

25 days ago


Our client is looking to fill the following vacancy, in the Accounting Department.

As a Financial Accountant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Review and post supplier invoices.
  • Post cashbook transactions.
  • Capture transactions to the fixed assets register.
  • Prepare & process monthly depreciation charges.
  • Reconcile the fixed assets register to the General Ledger.
  • Processing of Bookkeeping methods up to trial balance.
  • Process Petty cash transactions.
  • Prepare accruals on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare month end for the relevant entity assigned to you, which may change from time to time.
  • Oversee monthly submission and payment of VAT.
  • Follow up on long outstanding claims (VAT Returns and Income Tax).
  • Ensure that all deadlines are adhered to by doing regular reviews.
  • Performs ad hoc duties as requested by the General Manager.
  • Attend to all financial institution and ministerial surveys and requests for information.
  • Prepare accounting records for annual audit.
  • Prepare monthly management account.
  • Process sales and expenses on the companies ERP system.
  • Process all debtors and creditors.


  • Minimum bachelors degree in financial/ business accounting with 5 years experience in a financial environment.
  • Ability to use Excel, Word, Outlook, VIP Payroll, and accounting package e.g. Pastel and Innkeeper would be an advantage.
  • Ability to understand the prescribed financial accounting statements and standards.
  • Knowledge of the VAT Act, Income Tax Act, and general relevant legislation.
  • Applicant must comply with the statutory submission in accordance with company act (SSC, PAYE, VAT, LEVY, etc.)
  • Problem solving skills/ Sound judgement skills/ Decision-making skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good people skills
  • Trustworthy

Closing Date: 12 July 2024

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