Our client requires the service of an Accountant who will be responsible for the accounting function of inventory and other related data. This includes the analytical, investigative, reconciliation, valuation and financial reporting functions on inventory balances and other inventory movement accounting data.
Key performance areas:
Ensure the control and accurate updating of inventory and related general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
Ensuring that shrinkage provision percentages per store are maintained and processed to the general ledger on SAP on a monthly basis
Processing of adjusting journals related to inventory, sales, cost of sales, purchases, shrinkage and creditors general ledger accounts when required
Calculation and processing of various detailed inventory valuations according to IFRS
Analysis of various general ledger accounts, e.g. rebates, advertising recoupment and sales, and inventory movement types, e.g. purchases, DC issues and slow moving inventory, to consider in the calculation of inventory valuation
Ensure the integrity of the moving average cost (MAC) per article
Identification and investigation of moving average cost (MAC) anomalies
Ensuring the reasonability of moving average cost (MAC) per item and line item profitability
Perform regular and ad hoc analyses and investigations of anomalies on inventory balance and inventory movement accounting data
Performing of weekly and monthly checks and identification of anomalies on inventory, sales, cost of sales, purchases, profitability, shrinkage and creditors accounting data in SAP R3P, SAP Finance and BPC
Performing of ad hoc analyses and investigations, including scenario analyses, on inventory, sales, cost of sales, purchases, profitability, shrinkage, creditors and other general ledger data when required
Prepare the monthly management, financial indicator, profitability, inventory movement and stockholding reports and quarterly board meeting reports for the supermarkets divisions
Prepare the monthly management report, which includes detailed explanations of the balances on all inventory and related general ledger accounts
Prepare the quarterly till analysis and customer sales reports from SAP and BPC To ensure the control and accuracy of master data on the company’s systems, e.g. site codes, cost centres, company codes and general ledger accounts
Ensure the control and accuracy of the company’s branch and home office master data, e.g. profit centre group, legal entity, etc., on SAP and other systems
Ensure the control and accuracy of the company’s general ledger account master data set up and structure on SAP
Provide general support to senior management and the two assistant accountants reporting to this position
Providing a backup function to the Financial Accountant in their absence
Providing guidance and support to the two Assistant Accountants reporting to this position
Fulfil the responsibility as a payment approver on the company’s home office expense creditors bank accounts
Authorise payments by checking payment proposals to the supporting documentation
Releasing of home office expense creditors payments on the company’s online banking system
The successful candidate must have:
Matric with an tertiary accounting qualification
Registration as a Chartered Accountant (SA) with completed Accounting Articles will be advantageous
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