Careers


CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Bokomo Namibia (Pty) Ltd, a leading Company in the Namibian food manufacturing and food and beverage distribution industry, invites career - driven individuals, to apply for the following vacancies:

Manager: Creditors Control
Reporting to the Head: Finance
Responsibilities:
  • Manager: Credit Control will lead, motivate, direct, train, control and manage the Credit Control Team to ensure world class operational execution in support of BN business objectives and ensure accounts receivable targets are met.
  • Meet accounts receivable operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements.
  • Meet accounts receivable financial standards by providing monthly accounts receivable information; monitoring overdue items; identifying and reconciling variances and implementing corrective actions.
  • Collects accounts by contacting customers referred by clerks; investigating circumstances of non-payment; negotiating and resolving conflicts; expediting payment.
  • Responsible for the granting of credit to customers within the limits specified by the Company in cooperation with Head: Finance.
  • Release block orders/documents when over credit limits.
  • Generate reports for management if and when required.
  • Responsible to manage payments received and allocate to the correct customers.
  • Responsible to manage pricing claims and account adjustments.
  • Review accuracy and completeness of new control chain store and general debtors’ accounts, for approval by Head: Finance.
  • Allocate and process chain store and general debtor’s transactions.
  • Responsible to manage debtors’ terms of payment.
  • Responsible for the drafting and issuing of letters of demand for the overdue customers.
  • Approve and sign off of claims processed by Claims staff.
  • Maintain financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls.
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by posting monthly account transactions.
  • Maintaining accurate up-to-date cash receipt postings.
  • Maintain debtor’s master data on SAP.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Relevant B. Commerce degree
  • 8 years relevant work experience
  • 5 years’ management experience
  • SAP experience will be an added advantage
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills

Financial Accountant
Reporting to the Head: Finance
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to support financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, investigating and reporting financial data.
  • Responsible for preparation of audit files for statutory audits.
  • Responsible to manage external audit teams and ensure that audit progresses smoothly.
  • Participate in month-end close process.
  • Prepare and process adjusting journals.
  • Responsible for the review and release of purchase orders.
  • Responsible for the review of reconciliations.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation, preparation and submission of VAT accounts and returns.
  • Responsible for daily monitoring of cash flow position and preparation of monthly cash flow forecast.
  • Provide operational management of accounts department including creditors’ ledger, accounts payable, general ledger and wages and salaries.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation and statements by collecting data, analysing and investigating variances, summarizing data, information and trends.
  • Prepares monthly and annual financial reports by assembling data.
  • Complies with tax legislation by studying regulation; adhering to requirements, advising Management on required actions; calculating estimated tax payments; assembling data for tax filings.
  • Providing financial advice by studying operational issues, applying financial principles and practices and developing recommendations.
  • Accomplish finance an organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Responsible to review the work of the Assistant Accountant and Accountant Payroll.
  • Assist in development of operating budgets and forecasts.
  • Prepares special reports by studying variances, preparing budgets, developing forecasts.
  • Compile and maintain monthly cost reports from SAP system and databases.
  • Provide feedback and advice particularly relating to asset quality, liability position, cash flow sufficiency and revenue/expense issues.
  • Work closely with all department to understand issues and how they impact financial results as well as educate/inform departments on cost drivers and variances.
  • Effective record keeping system for the purpose of trace-ability and audits.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting
  • 5 years’ experience in the financial accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced skills in Excel for analysis, planning and reporting, ability to create, utilize spreadsheet, word processing and programs.
  • SAP and VIP experience
  • Completed articles will be an added advantage
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must have disciplined approach
  • FMCG experience

Technical Sales Support Baker (Rundu)
Reporting to the Manager: Area Sales
Responsibilities:
  • Technical Sales Support Baker will be responsible to demonstrate to customers the process of baking with Bokomo Wheat Flour.
  • Introduce and train bakery staff on baking with Bokomo Wheat Flour.
  • Inform and support customers and bakery management regarding productivity and quality standards, ensure it is established and maintained by assisting bakery management with suggested control and measurement protocols.
  • Formulate and present compelling sales arguments to existing customers to ensure they continue to purchase Bokomo products and grow purchases, and to convert bakeries that do not purchase Bokomo products (non-purchasing bakeries) to be visited against a set targeted plan.
  • Ability to develop recipes and produce a variety of breads and pastries from scratch.
  • Execute test bakes at client’s site; prepares trips to clients, keeps records of all training done and test bakes, reports on quality.
  • Maintain database and report on customers’ activities, keeps track of market trends, and competitor`s activities.
  • Adhere to Company Policies, Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adhere to Health, Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures at all times
Qualification and Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience as technical sales support baker or as manager of a bakery.
  • Final school leaving certificate with baking certificates will be an advantage.
  • Must have a valid driver`s license.

Closing date: 28 June 2019

Please mail motivational letter, CV and certified copies of documents to HRNamibia@bokomonamibia.com.na