Job OpportunitiesJob Opportunity at Impala Terminals – Finance Officer

Job Overview

Position: Finance Officer

Main Purpose

The Primary function of this role is to support the Finance Manager, with the statutory accounting & reporting function, including

Manage petty cash
Prepare payment requests to TRA & other statutory payments, payroll account funding, inter account transfers


Review of import and export projects to ensure accuracy
Preparation of sales invoices
Preparation of inter company cost recharges
Review of Work in Progress account to ensure all projects invoiced on time & all completed projects have been applied and removed from WIP
Preparation & distribution weekly statements of accounts


Monthly stock reconciliations and review

Fixed Asset

Manage Fixed Asset Register

Payables & Accruals

Preparation of purchase orders
Manage vendor queries
Review of auto accrual accounts to ensure all vendor invoices received on time & all completed projects have been applied and removed from WIP
Liaise with shared services to ensure that all invoiced processed correctly and on time
Assist finance manager with identifying & managing accruals


Process sales invoices through the EFD machine
Work with advisors to prepare monthly VAT returns & payments to TRA
Prepare monthly WHT returns and payments to TRA

Monthly reporting
Assist finance manager to

prepare journal entries for month end close
monthly PnL analysis
prepare monthly volumes report
monthly management reports
Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations


Perform KYC processes to onboard new customers and vendors
Assist with regular compliance reviews/ updates on customers & vendors


Assist finance manager with
preparation of annual budgets
Monthly cashflow forecasts
Annual audit process

Knowledge Skills And Abilities, Key Responsibilities

  • University degree in Finance, post-graduate certificate is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in a multinational Organization – most preferably Freight
  • Forwarding and warehousing
  • Broad understanding of financial reporting requirements.
  • Proficient in using MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Highly organized

Key Relationships And Department Overview

  • Customers
  • Vendors
  • Operations managers
  • Regional finance team
  • Shared Services department


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