Junior Accountant - Midrand
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Midrand, Gauteng
Permanent
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Posted 14 September 2021 - Closing Date 13 October 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has an opportunity available for Junior Accountant at our Head Office in Midrand. The role will be responsible for the financial accounting and general ledger management.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Bcom Accounting Degree or relevant qualification
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ work experience

Advantage:

  • Post graduate degree in finance
  • Experience as an Article Clerk in an accounting or auditing firm

Job Specification…

  • Be responsible for managing projects, financial system and due diligence processes for new business acquisitions.
  • Analyse monthly General ledger Accounts for correct allocations and reconciliations of all accounts.
  • Ensure the book closing and maintenance of the general ledger accounts is in line with the accounting policies.
  • Conduct weekly review and analysis of pricing differences report.
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Prepare and maintain the Cash Forecast Schedule.
  • Assist Senior Accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings.
  • Maintain integrity of Balance Sheet accounts through analysis and reconciliation.
  • Conduct monthly review of rebate calculations in respect of condition contracts in order to confirm accuracy.
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising account information and trends.
  • Enforce adherence to requirements, filing reports, advising management on needed actions.
  • Apply authoritative knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), related principles and practices, and functions within Dis-Chem.

 

Competencies

Essential:

  • Computer Skills – Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. SAP
  • IFRS Knowledge, Knowledge and Understanding of Accounting Standards, Tax Legislation, etc.
  • Decision making & judgement
  • Quality Orientation
  • Project management
  • Business Acumen
  • financial skills

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • Deadline driven
  • South African Citizen
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

 

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.