Accountant

Recruiter
Elite Employment
Location
Windhoek, Namibia
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 May 2024
Closes
13 Jun 2024
Ref
L76XXV83
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About the job Accountant

Industry: Retail (Steel)

Position: Accountant

Reports to: Branch Manager and Group Financial Manager

Department: Finance

Type: Full-time position

Location: Windhoek, Namibia

A leading supplier of quality steel and tube products, pipes, fittings, valves, pumps, irrigation, fencing, & more is looking for an Accountant

Skills & experience
  • Experience required within the Steel Industry as well as working with bill of materials (BOMs)
  • Inventory work in progress experience / management required within the Manufacturing industry
  • Syspro experience required / will be advantageous
  • Looking for a candidate who has completed their B.Com Accounting Degree / Management Accounting
  • Minimum 5 8 years experience required as an Accountant within a Manufacturing / Retail industry
  • Must have a strong personality
  • Candidate must have a stable work record
  • Candidate must be presentable and have good communication skills
  • Candidate must not crack under pressure
  • Very deadline driven orientated

Financial Accounting

Accounting
  • Responsible for the trial balance, income statement & balance sheet
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Processing and recordkeeping of all adjustment journals, to be approved by Group Financial Manager & Director
  • Reconciling balance sheet account on a monthly basis (inventory costing and work in progress)
  • Preparation and reporting on monthly management accounts to management
  • Performing day end, month end and year-end on SYSPRO system
  • Expense provisions management
  • Nedfleet management

Creditors & Expenses
  • Loading payments on bank when required
  • Internal controls regarding creditors are in accordance with Company standard, limit of authority
  • Reviewing allocated Creditors teams and managing Clerks

Cashbook

Petty cash processing of documentation

Recordkeeping & Filing

Managing and overseeing of filing of all required documentation

Internal control
  • To ensure internal controls at branches are in accordance with Company standard and in line with relevant legislation. limit of authority
  • Reviewing, designing, documenting and implementing systems of internal control
  • Communication and training of internal controls to relevant staff
  • Regular internal audits at branches

Fixed Assets
  • Updating and reconciling of fixed asset registers
  • Ensure depreciation is processed monthly
  • Preparation of a profit and loss on sale or write off schedule
  • Handling purchase documents for new assets, create purchase order after approval from Excom
  • Instalment Sales Agreements
  • Allocation of interest paid and deferred interest
  • Balancing of ISA control account to monthly statements

Annual audit (As part of the financial team)
  • Preparation of audit file
  • Liaising with auditors
  • Resolving of auditors queries
  • Processing of year end journals

Budgeting
  • Liaising with management on preparation of annual budget
  • Capturing of budget into Syspro
  • Comparing and reviewing monthly variance of actual to budget

ELITE ENCOURAGES YOU TO APPLY BY SUBMITTING YOUR DETAILED CV ON THIS CAREER PAGE. (SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE NOT TO BE SUBMITTED AT THIS STAGE.)

Closing Date: 6th June 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.