Financial Accountant (5 Year Contract)

Main Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the incumbent will oversee the day to day accounting operations, ensuring accurate, efficient and effective reporting to support the business. He/she will be responsible for preparation of financial statements in accordance with financial reporting standards.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of accounts payable, receivable and treasury functions
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow statements, controlling expenditure and cash flow management
  • Ensure accuracy of the general ledger
  • Perform month-end and year-end close procedures
  • Preparation of IFRS compliant annual financial statements
  • Manage the business’ tax obligations and/ payments and ensure compliance
  • Lead internal and external audits
  • Budgetary control
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies / responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments
  • Gather and monitor financial data (e.g. sales revenues and liabilities)
  • Perform / review complex tax computations
  • Staff development and supervision


Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excellent math skills with an excellent attention to detail
  • Time-management abilities
  • Confidentiality
  • Interpersonal and networking skills
  • The employee should be able to plan and execute tasks to successful completion.


Academic Qualification and Experience


The candidate should have attained the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Fully qualified with professional membership to ACCA or BICA.
  • Minimum work experience of 5 years post graduate experience within an accounting or finance function.



Only interested candidates who meet the above requirements should apply by providing an application letter, certified copies of academic/professional qualifications, Curriculum Vitae (CV) giving full details of their academic/professional qualifications, experience and at least two (2) referees to:


Head of Human Resources


Private Bag 00236




And Email to:


We will only accept applications sent by email. 


Please contact us on:           3995500


                                                  CLOSING DATE:  05 September 2023