Junior Accountant - 1 year FTC

Abbott

Abbott

Accounting & Finance
Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Primary Objective of Position
This role entails technical accounting and financial reporting within the Backoffice
finance team. The position acts as a finance business partner and support
to commercial divisions within the business.


Responsibilities :
• Monthly financial reporting and journal posting.
• Balance sheet reconciliations.
• Monthly calculations and postings for inventory and debtors.
• Preparation and submission of sales and cost of sales.
• Reporting of Bad Debt Reserves.
• Preparation and submission of SPOC i.e. Accounting for Spare Parts,
preparing the movement schedule/tie-out for incoming and outgoing stock at
the end of the month and reconciling the closing balance per the tie-out to the
General Ledgers and associated reconciliations.
• Open new customer accounts and credit vetting in accordance with Abbott
policies.
• Monitoring of Held Orders.
• Assist with audit queries and general query resolution.
• Support senior accountant with general finance functions.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE:
Education:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting


Experience:
Ideally 1-2 year’s experience within a similar role.
Debtors experience is essential
Analytical skills including problem solving, reconciliation and review
Advanced Excel experience
Proactive individual with a drive to deliver results
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with various personalities
Must be able to work with standard desktop software i.e. MS Office
Bachelors degree in Accounting
Experience:
Must have 3-5 years’ experience within a similar role.
Debtors experience is essential
Analytical skills including problem solving, reconciliation and review
Advanced Excel experience essential
Proactive individual with a drive to deliver results
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with various personalities
Must be able to work with standard desktop software i.e. MS Office