Job title: Accountant
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 10 June 2022
Job reference no: 1233450794

Job Description

Join this well-established pharmaceutical company as their Accountant.

Main Purpose of Job:

Capturing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, posting and recording accounts payables data.

Key Performance Areas:

· Requesting supplier invoices and obtaining sign-off on supplier invoices from relevant Heads of Department

· Processing of supplier invoice invoices into the ledgers (Pastel)

· Preparation of supporting payment packs for review by FM

· Distribution of remittance advice and POP to internal and external parties

· Preparation of monthly creditor's recons

· Filing of invoices and payments to supplier files

· Assist in the audit of sales representative expense claims back to underlying supporting data

· Assist in completing the new supplier application checklist and verification of new suppliers in line with company SOP

· Load new suppliers on to Pastel

· Load payments on to the banking system

· Resolve supplier queries

· Assist in processing of inter-company recharge journals

· Maintenance of allocated scoreboards and dashboards

· Daily update of entities bank balances and compilation of daily bank recons

· Assist in month-end process including drafting of month-end journals and management comments for management review

· Assist in external audit queries and data requests

· Assist in compilation of supporting data for BBBEE verification

· Processing good received notes (GRVs) onto pastel for stock received and verifying the accuracy of the information on supplier invoices

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Commerce (undergraduate)


  • 3-4 years experience in a similar role


  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good knowledge of Pastel/similar accounting system
  • Experience using Pastel


  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline-driven
  • Time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Assertive when required
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Planning skills
  • Use Initiative