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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 8, 2020
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    Assistant Financial/Management HR Accountant

    Closing Date: 2020/04/08
    Reference Number: SHO200323-5

    Job Objectives    
    Internal and External Audit Management

    • Prepare annual valuations of various HR related and submit timely and accurate completion of financial transactions to external auditors.
    • Communicate external auditor requirements with the payroll managers to promote timely delivery of information.

    Financial Statement Preparation

    • Ensure all countries are compliant with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) where applicable to Human Resources accounting.
    • Audit and check financial statem
    • ents from the various countries to ensure their accuracy.

    Budget planning and control (COE and HR related expenses)

    • Assist in Planning Preparations, coordinating and review of COE and HR related budgets.
    • Prepare reports for the Group on COE and HR related budgets.

    Financial Month End Accuracy Procedures

    • Review income statements for the Group entities on a monthly basis.
    • Prepare and Review balance sheet reconciliations and file and record for balance sheet purposes.

    Schedules Submission

    • Submit relevant Group reporting information to Group HR Accountant.
    • Perform calculations, analysis and general ledger submissions for group reporting schedules.


    • Assist Group HR Accountant to prepare monthly Group COE report.
    • Prepare monthly management scorecards per branch reports.


    • Ensure that the supplier invoice is accompanied by commercial invoice and approved accordingly on a daily basis
    • Manage the releasing of payments via online the platform.

    Cost of Employment and HR related Reconciliations and transactions

    • Review training SDL levies and grants and control timeous claims and rebates.
    • Review and reconcile HR related balance sheet accounts.

    Project accounting and other Ad Hoc system implementations

    • Manage financial control on new system and process implementations
    • Project report preparation and presentation to the project committees.
    • Ensure efficient and accurate financial governance and oversight on project implementations.


    • BA Accounting and Financial Management
    • SAICA registered


    • 1-2 years of experience in a Specialist role (Financial Accounting, Management Accounting)
    • 2-3 years of experience in a Management Accounting role
    • 2-3 years experience within a Retail environment
    • 3-4 years Management experience

    Knowledge and Skills    
    Knowledge of:

    • IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
    • Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC)
    • SAP
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Advanced Google Suite -Sheet skills
    • 1-2 basic Project Management skills
    • Valid Drivers Licence

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply
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