This position is responsible for providing financial, administrative, and clerical support for all Sandfire’s Botswana entities.

Key Performance Areas

  • Manage the group email box, by receiving invoices and uploading them into the electronic invoice approval system ((EIAS).
  • Data capturing/processing (goods receipting where applicable, invoice processing) to facilitate payments to creditors.
  • Liaise with the Site Warehouse team for all goods receipting issues and following up on outstanding Invoices.
  • Work closely with the procurement team to secure orders for goods and services before invoices are processed for payment.
  • Paying suppliers by scheduling pay runs and ensuring payments are received within supplier payment terms.
  • Take ownership of supplier queries, resolve in a timely manner and escalate accordingly.
  • Carry out monthly supplier reconciliations for main suppliers and ensure all outstanding/overdue invoices are paid timely.
  • Perform monthly general ledger reconciliations to allow for preparation of accurate and timely management accounts (including Bank reconciliations with oversight by the Financial Accountant).
  • Perform month-end general ledger journals/adjustments.
  • Administration and disbursement of petty cash within the Gaborone office and review petty cash reports from site, if required.
  • Continuous improvement of supplier payment and other company processes
  • Maintain fixed asset register and tagging of assets.
  • Timely reconciliation, review, and processing of credit card transactions if required.
  • Maintain proper filing of payment batch supporting docs for easy retrieval.
  • Assist with the audit preparation work to allow for timely completion of both mid-year and end of year reviews and completion of annual financial statements and corporation tax returns.
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by the Management (Finance and other departments) and other duties as per operational requirements.
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Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of Pronto ERP system.
  • Highly developed Excel skills.
  • High level of IT literacy and familiarity with BI tools

 

Behaviours/Personal Attributes

  • Excellent liaison and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical skills

Qualifications & Experience

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, AAT or equivalent.
  • Part qualification in a professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA., CA /CPA will be viewed favourably.
  • At least five years mining industry experience as an accountant