Wednesday , February 28 2024

Clicks Careers Learnership – Assistant Accountant

Website Clicks Group

Job Description:

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Assistant Accountant in our Accounts Payable Department (Finance) .This position will be based at our Head Office in Cape Town, reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager.

To effectively report, analyse and identify risks within the Expense Creditors division of Accounts Payable by ensuring Standard Operating Procedures are documented, implemented and internal controls are adhered to or reported where inefficiencies and deviations are identified.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mitigating business risk by facilitating the timely resolution of identified or escalated supplier queries and complaints
  • Preparation of documentation to provide support for audit purposes
  • Ensure compliance to SARS Legislation with regards to invoicing requirements
  • Maintain the terms and conditions of internal service level agreements, ensuring that these are consistently met
  • Act as authorized signatory for releasing Accounts Payable payments on the banking platform
  • Document and review standard operating procedures and assist with coaching and training of staff where inefficiencies are identified
  • Assisting with ad-hoc requests where required within the various teams within the Accounts Payable Expense Creditors department
  • Preparation, review and analysis of detailed monthly and weekly reports
  • Reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts to identify and minimise Group exposure and enable effective decision making
  • Effective people management of the processing teams whose main tasks include ensuring accurate documentation flow, creation of expense purchase orders and expense invoice processing
  • Analysis and commentary on variances within the expense accounts actual vs. budget and prior year

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to cope well under pressure and in conflict situations
  • Attention to detail
  • Retail industry (Desirable)
  • Communication and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to multi-task on competing and deadline sensitive priorities
  • Cash flow management (Essential)
  • 5 years in similar role
  • People management (Essential)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Legislation with regards to SARS invoicing requirements (Essential)
  • 3 year degree/ diploma in BCOM/ BCOMPT (Essential)
  • SAP Finance (Desirable)
  • Ability to identify and make process improvements
  • Accounting principles/ skills/ knowledge
  • Strong customer/ stakeholder service orientation
  • Accounts Payable management (Essential)
  • General management skills
  • A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel (Understanding V-Lookup, pivot and functions) (Essential)
  • Developing internal controls within Accounts Payable
  • Ability to perform reconciliations (Essential)
  • Negotiation and interpersonal skills

Job Details:

Company: Clicks Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Riversdale, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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