Assistant Financial Accountant

Old Mutual

Old Mutual is recruiting an Assistant Financial Accountant, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Coordination and execution of monthly detailed bank reconciliations and other control accounts
  • Business unit cash flow optimization, maintenance, and upkeep of bank accounts
  • Upkeep of trial balance and monthly journals
  • Ensures that all financial accounting transactions the team is responsible for are accurately reflected in the business unit ledger
  • Facilitation of 3rd party payments and approval of expense claims
  • Assist the Financial Manager with monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports
  • Compile ad-hoc reports based on requirements
  • Analyse trends and implement investigations to ensure optimal operation standards
  • Accountable for governance and compliance at an operational level
  • Monitors & reports on status of all control accounts in the business unit
  • Recording of financial transactions to trial balance level
  • Assist in providing auditors with required information and resolving issues
  • Tax reporting and ensuring relevant tax compliance of the business unit
  • Ad-hoc assistance to Finance Manager, MANCO when required
  • Treasury management and reporting
  • Assist in preparation of annual financial statements
  • Namibian Citizen
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Accounting)
  • Completion of articles will be an added advantage
  • Accounting system experience will be advantageous
  • Understanding of basic treasury functions will be advantageous
  • Computer Literacy and good numeric skills are essential with excellent excel skills
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed tight business and reporting delivery targets on a consistent basis
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of IFRS
  • Education: Bachelor of Accountancy: Accounting (Required), Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc): Accounting (Required)
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 30.01.2023
  • Expires 08.02.2023
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