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Payroll Accountant – NAMIBIAN PORTS AUTHORITY

Location: Walvis Bay | Deadline: September 07, 2022

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Job Description

As a leading strategic and dynamic institution, unique in our trade and very committed to our contribution to national development, NAMPORT, invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the following position:

POSITION: PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT
DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
LOCATION: PORT OF WALVIS BAY
JOB GRADE: 08
PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To execute the accounting duties associated with payroll.
The position reports directly to the Manager: Financial Services.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
▪ Act as a liaison between the Finance department and the Human Capital department on accounting matters of payroll.
▪ Compile all monthly salary related general ledger reconciliations, investigate and resolve variances.
▪ Accountable for the payment of employees’ salaries and all third-parties.
▪ Perform monthly and year-end employee PAYE reconciliations.
▪ Reconcile and administer monthly funds statements for employees’ pension and medical aid benefits and resolve any related queries.
▪ Participate in annual and interim audits relating to payroll accounts.
▪ Perform other financial accounting functions within the division.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
▪ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/ or Finance, or equivalent.
▪ Three (3) years relevant working experience.
▪ Good working knowledge of the SAP system.
▪ Technical knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and principles.
▪ Well-developed knowledge of the Namibian Labour Act, Income Tax Act, Social Security Act and other relevant legislations.
▪ Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Suite.
▪ Must be trustworthy with an excellent eye for detail, complemented by good time management ability.
▪ Organized observation ability, coupled with a well-developed ability to analyze and interpret information.
▪ High level of discretion, integrity, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY: WEDNESDAY, 07 SEPTEMBER 2022

Namport is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing excellent port services to all seaborne trade, creating sustainable value for all our stakeholders. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their applications electronically via www.namport.com/careers/ All foreign qualifications should be evaluated by NQA.

All enquiries and applications with full details regarding qualifications, experience, and career achievements should be addressed to the under mentioned:
– Acting Manager: Employees Rewards & Experience | Namibian Ports Authority | P O Box 361 | Walvis Bay, Namibia Tel: 064 – 208 2316/2506/2307/2255

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No hand delivered, emailed or faxed applications will be considered

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