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Manager: Finance and Operations (Namibia)

by Media Xpose

Are you a skilled and motivated financial expert with a passion for education? My client is seeking a talented Manager: Finance and Operations to be a vital part of their mission to expand independent education across Namibia.

As the Manager: Finance and Operations, you will play a crucial role in driving excellence across their business operations in Namibia. Working closely with the Managing Director, you will be responsible for financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and compliance. Additionally, you will collaborate with other functional leaders to support the execution of their group strategy.

Be part of a dynamic team working towards providing quality education to learners across Namibia. 

Starting date: On or before 1 October 2023

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate actively with other functional leaders to support execution of group strategy
  • Oversee the accounting and treasury functions
  • Deliver financial statements and reports, including monthly management accounts, statutory reports and ad hoc analysis and reports to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, benchmarking and performance review
  • Procurement and financial process control
  • Risk management, training and continuous improvement
  • Management of taxation compliance
  • Monitoring of new school development projects

Minimum requirements

  • CA (SA) or CA (Nam) with a proven academic track record
  • At least five years’ experience as financial manager of a large national business, preferably with multiple branches and/or operations
  • Experience of managing staff and proven communication skills
  • Demonstrable commercial ability and entrepreneurial flair
  • Valid driver’s licence


  • Experience in a listed company environment
  • Experience with Dynamics NAV and/or Dynamics D365


  • Accounting acumen
  • Leadership and integrity
  • Accounting systems and Microsoft Office suite
  • Financial analysis: budgeting, forecasting, feasibilities and valuations
  • Management reporting and presentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (within Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word)


  • Energy and excellence, coupled with a can-do attitude
  • Confident self-starter – ability to be decisive and take initiative
  • Detail- and analytically orientated
  • Collaborative with a strong team-player attitude
  • Logical thinker and high emotional intelligence
  • Good time management and able to meet deadlines

More about this role and what will be expected of you

This is a comprehensive and stimulating management role and you will be an integral partner of the Managing Director to manage the finance team and broader operations across Namibia.

  • Group financial planning
  • Monitor adherence to planning and achievement of objectives
  • Risk management
  • Financial and other reporting
  • Financial reporting forecasting and ad hoc
  • Treasury management
  • Taxation compliance management
  • General financial control
  • Staff management

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2023

Please note, due to the high application volume, only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with To apply, click here https://www.ditto.jobs/job-details?id=2337694331&source=own_site

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