Accountant – Debswana Diamond Company

Job Description

Title:  Accountant (5 Year FTC)

Closing Date:  03 May 2023


Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual. 

Purpose of the Role

To manage the accounting section in order to provide the Mine with a accounting service.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends and incorporate cost saving initiatives into budget and operates within approved parameters
  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters
  • Finalises and accumulates financial information to make adjustments, close and balance off General Ledger accounts and period end (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement)
  • Handles the coordination of external audit for the mine
  • Maintains and ensures adherence to the Group financial Reporting Calendar
  • Performs annual depreciation budgets and quarterly forecast
  • Performs month-end/Year-end reporting to Group including preparation of Reporting Packs and supporting schedules
  • Performs monthly depreciation runs, reallocations, exclusions and journal entries and checks for anomalies
  • Recommends changes to coding of General Ledger chart of accounts and associated cost centers and ensures proper alignment
  • Reviews general ledger reconciliations and ensures that corrective action is effected timeously
  • Collaborates with relevant stakeholders in establishing Functional Area specific policies and procedures and makes informed decisions and recommendations regarding existing policies
  • Manages and coordinates the implementation of safety, health and environmental program in area of responsibility


Five years accounting experience


  • Added Advantage: Bachelors Degree

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Registration with the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA)

Closing Date: 03 May 2023

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Fixed Term Contract
5 Year

Job Segment: Accounting, Finance