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Finance Manager

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Company Name CA Global
Location Windhoek, Namibia
Date Posted '24 October 2012'
Category Banking & Financial Services
Job Type Full-Time
Reference KGFMN
Remuneration Negotiable


Finance Manager (Financial Reporting / Reconciliations / Microfinance) Namibia

To approve daily financial processing and report on the accounting and financial activities of the company.

Required for Competence:

- CA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent will be preferable
- Only citizens of the country
- 3 years continuous relevant experience, with at least 2 years post articles
- Experience in Group financial reporting
- Multi-currencies
- All MS applications


- Responsible for the daily bank reconciliations for all the bank accounts.
- Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of all inter-company current accounts.
- Control and management of all queries with banks to ensure timeous resolution and clearance.
- Monitoring and re-checking of interest and charges applied by the bank to the current account / loan account and related transactional charges.
- Checking the correctness of intercompany charges to all group companies and ensuring that the applicable regulatory requirements e.g. re transfer pricing / WHT etc. have been addressed by The Client.
- Ensuring that daily entries to the GL are accurate, complete, done in a timely way and signed off by you.

REPORTING – monthly

- Preparation of accurate, reliable, error free monthly management accounts and cash flow forecasts by the applicable deadline (currently 10th of every subsequent month , but to be revised to earlier date progressively) for review by EXCO, Audit Committee and Board of Directors.
- Monthly management accounts to be prepared in reporting currency.
- Monthly management accounts to include analysis of actual v budget and meaningful analysis of the underlying reasons for variances, emerging trends, key management information.
- Preparation of accurate, reliable, error free ad hoc reports as and when requested.
- Ensure quality and consistency of management information provided to EXCO, Audit committee and Board of Directors.
- Monitor compliance with all external debt covenants e.g. IFC, FMO etc.


- Preparation of annual company financial budgets with executive summary of key aspects and assumptions used.
- Prepare and update monthly forecasts by the 15th of the following month to forecast expected financial results and position at the end of the financial year.
- Prepare, on a quarterly basis, executive summary of the forecast position against the original budget for presentation to EXCO, Audit committee and Board of Directors.
- Forecast for compliance with financial covenants of lenders.
- Forecast cash flows and position for at least further 12 months.
- Forecast tax payments and assist in tax planning and management.


- Maintain monthly audit file in an acceptable format which supports all account balances in the general ledger.
- Responsible for the preparation of annual statutory financial statements of the company.
- Assisting in coordinating the annual audit and interim review.
- Dealing with audit queries and coordinating management responses to ML points raised with input from Group FM and Group CFO.


- Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all company tax returns – incl. PAYE, WHT, VAT, stamp duty etc..
- Ensuring the WHT credit status of is up to date, and to manage and report the potential losses on WHT suffered from subsidiaries proactively.
- Ensuring that appropriate tax invoices are received from all suppliers as a condition of payment.
- Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all company income tax returns and preliminary tax returns.
- Preparation of regulatory submissions e.g. to the Central Bank, IFSC, NBFIRA and to ensure submission as and when due.
- Ensure tax computations are performed for all aspects of IFSC operations.
- Responsible for ensuring that all shareholders’ dividends are paid on time and that all queries relating to unpaid dividends are attended to promptly.
- Ensuring that we are in compliance with BSE requirements.
- Ensuring that company secretarial / transfer secretarial affairs of the company are in order.


- Maintain diary of all key dates for external and internal deadlines to which finance must contribute.
- Assist in ensuring that pay-outs are honoured by finance on Countries public holidays.
- To develop, drive and implement internal controls applicable to.
- To ensure cost control and cost management.


- To remain up to date with all latest local legislation, and to formally advise the accounting team and Group finance and EXCO of all such developments, as relevant.
- To remain up to date on all IFRS developments.


- All unused and redundant files to be removed periodically from server.
- All files maintained in logical manner on server.
- All team members to maintain work in neat and order fashion.


- Maintain relationships with the banks.
- Coordinate and set up staff into the banks’ electronic banking systems.
- Manage all users of electronic banking and terminate redundant ones.
- Manage relationship with transfer secretaries.
- Manage relationship with tax advisors, BURS, auditors, BSE.
- Manage relationship with directors.
- Manage accounting function and Group accounting function.
- Ensure accurate and timely reports.
- Coordinate and improve efficiencies of the finance team.
- Share best practice with other members of the finance team.
- Manage annual, study and other leave and overtime requirements of yourself and your team.


- Agreeing detailed JD’s with all team members by January of each financial year in advance of the next period.
- Performances manage all staff in team including regular updates on performance and actions suited to on-going performance.
- Include group finance and HR on any exceptionally good or poor performers and the proposed development plan for these individuals.


- Cross training of own staff with subsidiary finance team’s members to ensure continuity and capacity are built.
- Provide on-the-job training to own finance team on an on-going basis.
- Identify external training needs of yourself and team and escalate these for action as appropriate.
- Participate in group finance training as appropriate.

Reference: KGFMN
Location: Windhoek

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