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Financial Accountant

Overview

MRI Botswana Limited is a citizen owned private company providing a variety of services including emergency medical assistance and pre-hospital care, emergency medical training, contact centre services as well as primary healthcare services and pharmaceutical services. The company is looking for suitably qualified, experienced, self-driven and dynamic professionals for the above position.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Administration, the Financial Accountant will be responsible for accounts receivables and payables as well as providing financial reports and their interpretation including advising on strategies the company can consider as part of its focus on attaining sustainable growth and profitability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the provision of timely and quality financial information that is required in the development of the financial strategy
  • Assist in the preparation of a fully detailed annual financial plan and review it regularly to ensure accurate input of data
  • Collect, collate and organise financial data into financial reports that will aid business decision making
  • Analyse the organisation’s financial needs to assist in the development of a budget and ensure sufficient financial resources to meet business needs
  • Process and reconcile payroll, ensuring accurate maintenance of underlying records
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with tax policies and procedures (VAT, PAYE, corporate and other taxes) including but not limited to arranging for accurate and timely tax deductions as well as making onward payments of all applicable taxes to BURS
  • Provide and input data/information required in the preparation of committee and board reporting packs
  • Assist the Head of Finance with preparation and consolidation of audited financial statements
  • Perform year-end procedures in preparation for external audit as well as for supporting broader preparations for both internal and external audits
  • Assist in the identification and management of financial business risks
  • Identify, coordinate and manage the implementation of and adherence to legal, professional and corporate governance principles
  • Provide operational leadership and guidance to the receivables and payables teams including coaching, mentoring, guidance and training.

Job Requirements, Experience, Skills and Core Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • Part qualification of a recognised institution (ACCA, ACA, CPA, CIMA or BICA)
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in accounting, financial management or related fields, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level
  • A related post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Strong technical proficiency with good understanding of financial, taxation, corporate governance legislation and other regulatory frameworks
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in enterprise risk management
  • Strategic and innovative thinking with strong integrity and professionalism
  • Good communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in accounting and payroll softwares/systems as well as Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Closing date and application instructions

If you have the above capabilities, kindly send your application with your latest CV and certified copies of academic certificates to: recruitment@mri.co.bw

Or to:

The Human Resources Department

MRI Botswana Ltd

Private Bag BR 256

Gaborone

Or hand deliver to:

The Human Resources Department

MRI Botswana Ltd

Plot 60601, Block 7

Gaborone

Closing Date: 6th December 2019

Kindly note that we will only respond to shortlisted candidates only.

Location

Gaborone

Company

MRI Botswana

Publication date

27.11.2019

Publication end date

06.12.2019

Other details
Match criteria
Location
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Professional Qualification
Industry
  • Finance
  • Accounting
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