Financial Officer

Website Africa Personnel Services

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At Africa Personnel Services, our people are the most important resource. We pride ourselves in the quality of our employees and ensure employees condone all our values. Our international business is built on sound Human Capital principles, while offering all our clients the highest levels of loyalty, integrity, and respect. Since 1996, we have been facilitating livelihoods for thousands of people across Africa and beyond.

We at APS are looking to recruit a Financial Officer whose sole responsibilities will include providing support in advancing the growth and progress of our client over the next years. The financial officer position is a financial role. It will work in close coordination with a wide range of organizations and stakeholders (Partners and Cooperative) that are important as well as with staff across the Company, all of them supporting different strands of work and working groups.

The candidate we are looking for should be familiar with managing financials for funded projects or grants, audits, invoices and budget preparations. Demonstrates interest in managing accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our clients financial transactions and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions.
  • Prepare balance sheets.
  • Process invoices.
  • Record account, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Participate in financial audits.
  • Track bank deposits and payments.
  • Assist with budget preparation.
  • Review and implement financial policies.

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience of atleast 3 years as a Finance Officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial software.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time management skills
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.
  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on local rates and prior work experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Work Authorization

Please note, this position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. All candidates must possess permanent local work authorization/permit in order to be considered.

Travel and Hours

Some international travels expected to meet and build positive relationships with global partners. Given that we work across different time zones, some non-traditional hours for early or later calls are an expectation of this role.

Applications Instructions

If this opportunity sounds like the next best step in your career, please submit your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) and a one-page letter of motivation (in English) directly to [email protected]. Your letter should summarize motivations for your application and how your skills and experience align with the terms of this opportunity. We look forward to learning about you and your passion.

 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company that inspires individuals of all backgrounds across nationalities, races, ethnicity, religions, political views, economic backgrounds, sexual orientations, physical disabilities, languages, ages, genders and prior experiences – to bring their full selves to the work of ensuring sustainable development.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING.

  • ALL CVs shared must be in PDF FORMAT and the position being applied for must be clearly indicated in the subject line of your email.
  • Attach at least 3 traceable references.
  • Valid email addresses of references must be included on the reference list.
  • DO NOT share your certificates at this time.

To apply for this job email your details to hrzambia@aps.com.na


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