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Finance Graduate opportunity at Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Summary

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited is recruiting for a Finance Graduate.

Closing Date: 20 March 2024

Location: Head Office – Midrand, Gauteng

Job Purpose

Dis-Chem Pharmacies in Midrand has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Graduate. The candidate will be required to assist with a range of tasks within the finance department, including reconciliations of creditor accounts, assisting in invoice capturing, debtors tasks and other financial tasks that may be handed to them.

Careers at Dis-Chem

The Dis-Chem Group is South Africa’s fastest-growing pharmaceutical retail group with operations in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The group was founded in 1978 with one store in Mondeor, south of Johannesburg and has since grown to over 200 stores to date.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg, and we employ over 18 500 full-time and part-time employees. We believe that in today’s dynamic and continuously changing world, our human capital is what differentiates us from our competitors.

We give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

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Minimum Requirements

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric or Senior Certificate
  • Diploma or Degree in Financial Accounting related field

Job Specification

  • Insure correct creditor’s payment reconciliation.
  • Insure accurate invoice capturing.
  • Follow up on workflows that are outstanding.
  • Perform invoice reduction on invoices that have not been fully received or have price differences.
  • Following up on claims from suppliers and warehouse.

  • Obtain credit notes for claims from suppliers.
  • Correctly process journals when required.
  • Prepare creditors reconciliations timeously, ensuring clear reconciling monthly.
  • Prepare payment requests accurately with all supporting documentation according to deadlines set.

  • File creditor’s documentation accurately and neatly.
  • Reconcile high volumes of accounts on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Assist with data capturing on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all amounts loaded for payment have been approved by senior management and signed off. 

Competencies

Essential:

  • Financial Accounting knowledge.
  • Ability to perform basic accounting calculations.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Packages – Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Business financial skills.
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  • Trustworthy and honest.
  • Self-starter, diligent, accurate, attention to detail.
  • Be able to analyse financial reports.
  • Be deadline orientated, and have good time management skills.

Advantageous:

  • 2nd Additional language

Special conditions of employment

  • South African or valid work permit
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit record
  • Valid Driver’s license and/or reliable transport

How to Apply

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN A MONTH AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

Curator

  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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