Trainee Accountant

Closing Date: 2022/05/19
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



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