Senior Bookkeeper

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  • Windhoek

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Introduction Our client within the retail industry seeks to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified Senior Bookkeeper to join their team based in Windhoek, Namibia. The successful incumbent will ensure that all the financial accounting functions are operating effectively and efficiently.
Job Functions Finance management, Record keeping, Administration, Planning, Reporting, Effective communication (verbal and written)
Industries Retail
  1. Archive & maintain an accurate record of financial transactions
  2. Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system
  3. Recording of debits and credits
  4. Update and maintain the general ledger
  5. Maintain the trail balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers
  6. Account reconciliation to assert the accuracy of transactions
  7. Use knowledge of local laws to apply with reporting requirements
  8. Monitor any variances from the projected budget
  9. Preparing accounts and tax returns, VAT and import VAT
  10. Administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure
  11. Meeting and interviewing clients
  12. Managing colleagues, workloads, and deadlines
Requirements Critical Requirements:

  • Certificate/ Degree in Bookkeeping/ Accounting
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office 2013, Pastel Partner and Pastel Payroll
  • Sufficient experience in controlling VAT, Import VAT, Payroll, NTA, SSC & Workmen’s Compensation
  • Sufficient experience in the retail environment
  • Grade 12
  • Must be located in Windhoek
  • Must be willing to travel from time to time to do customer visits

Other Requirements:

  • Bilingual with fluency in English and Afrikaans
  • Must have a Namibian driver’s license
  • Must be willing to work systematically and be very organised
Job Closing Date 20/04/2021


  • Supply traceable references with current contact details
  • ITC Check & Polygraph tests will be done on the shortlisted candidates
  • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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