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South Africa Accountant Assistant (contract)

  • Location
    (SOUTH AFRICA) and Cape Town
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

TFG is proud to offer a comprehensive portfolio of 18 retail brands that cover clothing, footwear, jewellery, sportswear, mobile phones and technology products and home stores. We strive to be leaders in the fashion and lifestyle sectors of the retail industry in Africa. Our diverse brands allow us to push the boundaries of the retail industry in new and innovative ways – helping us to achieve our goal.

Key performance areas:

  • Creating of purchase orders in ERP system.
  • Following up on outstanding commitments.
  • Requesting and capturing of bills from various municipalities.
  • Updating monthly municipal accrual schedule.
  • Preparation and review of weekly Opex, Capex and Projects reports
  • Assist in the finalisation of the month-end close off process, including:
  •  Processing of journals,
  •  Reversal of monthly accruals,
  • Monthly upload for recharges to other divisions,
  • Generate intercompany and external customer invoices for recharges,
  • Capitalisation of completed projects,
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Preparation of budget/projection templates
  • Other ad-hoc duties

Education and experience:

  • B.Com accounting or National Diploma in Accounting
  • Experience at large corporate
  • Working experience with SAP, an advantage

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting practice,
  • The ability to work pro-actively and independently (excellent time management skills),
  • To be able to communicate effectively at all levels & liaise with the support teams and various divisions,
  • Strong admin orientation and analytical ability,
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Excel (essential),
  • High levels of accuracy and good attention to detail,
  • Excellent service-orientation, interpersonal & presentation skills,

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