Accountant

Accountant

Reference: Accountant_WB
Published: 12 May 2020
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Walvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia

Introduction:
To support the Managing Director in maintaining accurate financial records. This position is overall responsible for streamlining accounting practices and processes in the creditors and bookkeeping departments.

Job Functions: Financial management, payroll, debtor/ creditors, bank reconciliation, bank payments
Industries: Engineering

Specification:

• Loading of Creditors Bank Payments
• New beneficiary verification and processing
• Maintenance of general ledger accounts in line with accounting practices and principles
• Manage and co-ordinate creditor’s team
• Monitor and ensure implementation of Expense Claim policy
• Creditor’s reconciliations review
• Authorization and review of Petty Cash claims
• Ensure all general ledger postings deadlines are met
• Prepare expense analysis reconciliation
• Establish and monitor the implementation of payment procedures
• Ensure accurate and timeous monthly, quarterly and year-end close
• Identify general ledger posting discrepancies and irregularities
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
• Process and review new creditors’ application form
• Assist with preparing and submission of audit documentation
• Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of expenses
• Assist with Branch queries and maintain a good relationship with suppliers
• Liaise and resolve creditors queries with procurement and warehouse
• Reconcile balance sheet/balance sheet reconciliations
• Reconciliation and submission of Statutory Returns (Income Tax / Vat / PAYE/ Social Security / VET Levy)

Requirements
B-degree in Accounting
Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
Knowledge and experience with ERP system preferably SAGE
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

Job Closing Date: 25/05/2020

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