Financial Accountant (3 Year Contract) – Botswana Fibre Networks

Botswana Fibre Networks
VACANCY AT BoFiNet: Do you have what it takes to be part of the family?

Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) is a telecommunications company that is wholly owned by the Government of Botswana. BoFiNet has been charged with the responsibility of running an important national strategic asset in the high capacity fibre network within Botswana as well as the international terrestrial links from Botswana to the rest of the world.

BoFiNet manages these fibre networks in order to create an open access wholesale capability, serving the telecommunications industry in Botswana and abroad. The intent is to drive the vision of Botswana by promoting an Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) enabled environment.

This fast growing company would like to invite suitably qualified, commercially oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the following position:

Financial Accountant (3 Year Contract)

Main Purpose of the Job:
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will oversee the day to day accounting operations, ensuring accurate, efficient and effective bookkeeping to support the business. He/she will be responsible for preparation of financial statements in accordance with financial reporting standards.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Financial accounting
2. Financial Control
3. Cash flow forecasting
4. Tax management
5. Staff development and supervision
Competencies:
6. Experience in financial management
7. Planning and organizational skills
8. Effective communication skills
9. Knowledge of accounting systems
10. Attention to detail
11. Interpersonal and networking skills
Academic Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have attained the following:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
• Full membership of a recognized accounting professional body eg ACCA, BICA, CIMA, CPA, CA
• Minimum work experience of 5 years post graduate experience within an accounting or finance function.

APPLICATIONS:
BoFiNet offers highly competitive packages commensurate with the level of responsibility. Only interested candidates who meet the above requirements should apply by providing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) giving full details of their academic/professional qualifications, experience and at least three (3) referees to:


The HR Manager
BoFiNet
Private Bag 00236
Gaborone
Botswana


Or hand deliver to: Unit 3, Plot 74769, Mowana Mews, Gaborone CBD, Botswana
Please contact us on: 3995500
CLOSING DATE: 3RD OCTOBER 2016
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO