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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3620871/121079
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: Gaborone
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:Botswana
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction:

The Finance Manager supports the objectives of Sales & Operational Planning and the Finance Function in-country. He/she must assist in providing business wide decision support and maintaining a strong control environment and ensure that design, governance and control testing targets are met. He/she reports to the Finance Director.

Role Responsibility:

Accounting and Management Reports:


  • Group Reporting through Business Planning and Consolidation Platform (BPC)
  • Preparation of monthly internal reports (Internal trade reviews)
  • Decision Support Analysis
  • Preparation of management reports at the request of management
  • Review and Approval of the general ledger journals and posting journals
  • Ensuring Correct accounting treatment of accounting entries in compliance with IFRS
  • Managing the month closing process
  • Review and authorisation of monthly general ledger reconciliations
  • Liaising with external and internal auditors
  • Completion and submission of regional reports on request
  • Preparation of forecast
  • Management of Internal controls relating to the finance function


Accounts Payable:


  • Review and Approval of supplier reconciliations
  • Review of supplier payments
  • Authorisation of supplier and other third party payments
  • Maintaining relationship with key suppliers


Tax Compliance:

  • Managing the relationship with BURS (Tax authority)
  • Ensuring Compliance with tax laws
  • Review of VAT computation and authorisation
  • Manage fiscal tax risk in collaboration with the tax advisor


Credit Control:

  • Review and approval of credit notes raised by credit controllers
  • Assist Credit Controllers with managing key relationships
  • Review and approval of customer refunds
  • Assist Credit Control team in achieving their collection targets



  • Supervision of the inventory team


Other Duties:

  • Assist operations departments with any requests that they have
  • Perform other assignments as assigned by the Finance Director


The Ideal Candidate:

Educational Qualifications:

  • Qualifies Chartered Accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum 5 years’ Senior management experience in Financial Accounting within a Multinational

Technical knowledge:

  • Strong IFRS and relevant tax legislation knowledge.
  • Pastel knowledge.
  • Conversant with Business Intelligence platforms (MIS, SQL, SAP)


Business related knowledge:

  • At least 6 years’ experience in an accounting and reporting environment.
  • Management Knowledge:
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work with people at various levels of the business
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Decision support experience

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.