Trainee Accountant

Reference Number: PNP220506-3
Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Division / Region: Omnichannel
Department: Finance
Location – Town / City: Kenilworth Office Park – Cape Town
Location – Province: Western Cape
Location – Country: South Africa

Job Advert Summary

  • Provide administrative support to the Omnichannel Financial Controller in the daily financial management of the PnP Omnichannel division.

Minimum Requirements

  • Finance degree or studying towards a finance degree
  • Min 2 years’ experience in a financial environment
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • SAP Finance knowledge is an added advantage.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the omnichannel vendor book and work closely with the finance shared services team in ensuring that all vendor payments are processed on time
  • Perform supervisory function to the omnichannel finance administrator(s) in ensuring that processing efficiencies are met
  • Assume responsibility for the list of credit card vendors and act as key liaison with operational teams for the creation and management of credit cards for the division
  • Act as key finance contact with the omnichannel operational departments, i.e. corporate support office and dotcozas
  • Performs weekly and monthly reconciliations of 3rd party delivery schedules for allocation of costs to regional stores for the scheduled business
  • Reconciliations of costings of the asap! delivery model and manages allocations of costs to the PnP regions on a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage the capital expenditure requisition process for the omnichannel division ensuring timely and accurate creation of PO’s within approved capex budgets
  • Assist the Online Finance controller in preparation of monthly management accounts accrual listings
  • Maintain and manage the open purchase order listings for the division
  • Assist the Financial Controller in the reconciliation of vendor funded promotions for communication to the PnP commercial teams
  • Assist the finance shared service team in resolution of queries related to B2B account customers
  • Perform ad-hoc invoicing to omni-channel debtors where required


  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Pro-active approach to business initiatives
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy

Additional Information

  • Competency based interview to assess the above requirements
  • Short-listed applicants may be subjected to relevant assessments


Closing Date: 2022/05/19

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