To whom it may concern,

I am a qualified professional with strong interest in financial management.

I have extensive experience in:

  • financial accounting and analysis,
  • investment management,
  • risk and compliance management,
  • compiling and publishing of annual financial statements. 

I have the following skills:

  • Management Skills
  • Risk and compliance management
  • Investment management
  • Financial accounting and analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer skills:
    • Microsoft Word,
    • Excel and
    • PowerPoint.

I am available for interviews any place in Namibia or alternatively through Skype (my Skype ID is taimi.shejavali).

I am a Namibian Citizen and my Identity Number is 70010500014 and I have a legal Namibian driver's license.

I can be contacted via

Your time and consideration are much appreciated.

Kind Regards,



+264 (0)85 553 2410 .

Summary of Employment

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present

Group Financial Officer


Reporting to: Regional Managing Director and Managing Director.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Responsible for cost management and, where applicable, recovery of costs.
  • Prepared, coordinated and presented annual budgets.
  • Reviewed and implemented internal financial controls.
  • The finance department consisted of 1 Financial Accountant and 1 Financial Administrator.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly income statement and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Managed the unit trust administration department of 3 unit trust administrators and 1 Head of Operations.
  • Performed feasibility studies for new projects and post evaluation of projects and provided financial input.
  • Provided key financial and operational information and provided support to directorate and management.
  • Influenced the structuring of jobs and management of headcount within agreed budgets.
  • Managed the human resources of the organization as a whole.
  • Performed the planning for the operational needs of the company, e.g. cash flow, leave.
  • Performed full Company Secretarial function with assistance from a corporate secretarial company for filing of returns, submissions for directors.
  • Performed full Anti-Money Laundering Officer function.
  • Performed full Compliance Officer function, including Regulation 28 and Regulation 15 compliance, mandate compliance of 6 unit trust and 4 segregated funds.
  • Responsible as key contract for internal and external audits.
  • Compiled annual financial statements of the company.
  • Any other responsibilities required by the Managing Director. 
Aug 2005 - Jul 2007

Financial Manager

Isandi Konsept

Key Accomplishments:

  • Performed the full accounting function for import, wholesale and retail arts and crafts company, which focused on empowerment deals.
  • Daily input of source data.
  • Management of debtors and creditors, including negotiations for payment and extending terms of credit respectively, including daily to monthly reconciliations.
  • Recorded payments received.
  • Initiated and processed payments.
  • Initiated and processed journal entries.
  • Programmed and implemented full daily to annual cash budgeting system.
  • Coordinated various projects and performed ongoing financial analysis for projects.
  • Managed up to 7 staff members.
  • Managed relationships with key clients such as South African Embassy, Diplomatic
  • Corps in Norway, International Women’s Association in Norway.
  • Performed occasional artistic projects.
Sep 1998 - Aug 2002

Portfolio Manager

SEI Investments

Key Accomplishments:

1. Administered clients portfolios in the following manner:

  • Tripled sales and client base as part of what started as a 2-person team based in South-Africa.
  • Researched and developed the SEI Investments South Africa client service and administration process.
  • Developed the monthly portfolio valuation statement.
  • Preparation and distribution of portfolio valuation statements and profit and loss statements.
  • Liaised with clients at different levels of administration and corporate structure regarding their investment Mandates, benchmarks, subscriptions and management fees.
  • Drew up investment contracts for new clients.
  • Ensured compliance with foreign exchange regulations, investment/portfolio mandates and the South-African Financial Services Bureau.
  • Prepared quarterly portfolio report-backs.
  • Researched new business opportunities within South Africa and the rest of Africa.
  • Assisted in marketing visits and presentations to prospective clients.
  • Calculated management fees and invoiced clients.
  • Liaised daily with the head office in USA and our other international offices.
  • Managed transfer of clients onto a new reporting system.

2. Administered SEI office in the following manner:

  • Developed the administration system for payment of office expenses and management reports.
  • Negotiated agreements with suppliers.
  • Developed and implemented programme for social responsibility portfolio.
  • Held overall responsibility for IT.
  • Managed daily running of the office.
  • Conducted interviews to grow office personnel from 2 to a team of 6 personnel.
Jan 1993 - Aug 1998

Trainee Accountant to Senior Accountant


In summary:

  • Served 3 years articles, continued with KPMG for an additional 3 years.
  • Supervised and performed audits of both private and public companies.
  • Clients included:
    • BMW, Unitrans,
    • Kentucky Fried Chicken,
    • Bell Dewar and Hall Attorneys,
    • and various pension funds.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Assessed clients’ internal financial control systems for risk.
  • Developed and implemented audit tests and procedures for each client.
  • Supervised junior audit trainees as they performed these tests and procedures.
  • Liaised with client regarding recording-keeping, accounting principles and standard and disclosures of financial information.
  • Presented training courses to trainnee accountants.
  • Presented at KPMG recruitment days.


Other Activities


(2012) Executive member of:

  • Association of Unit Trusts in Namibia.

(2008-2011) Board member of:

  • STANLIB Namibia (Pty) Ltd
  • Standard Bank Namibian Unit Trust Management Company Limited
  • Liberty Life Namibia Limited

(2002-2004) Taught English at:

  • Pension fund administration firm in Luanda, Angola.

(1999-2000) Board member of:

  • Habitat for Humanity

(1996 - 1997) Chairperson of:

  • Black Trainee Forum at KPMG

(1995 - 1996) Representative on:

  • the New South Africa Group at KPMG

(1995-1998) Course presenter for:

  • continuing professional education at KPMG