Job title: Accounts Receivable Accountant - 18 Month Contract
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG
Expertise: Accounting & Finance
Salary type: Monthly
Location: Woodmead
Job published: 2020-04-15
Job ID: 32607

Job Description

A well-renown international company is currently seeking an Accounts Receivable Accountant for an 18 month temp contract.



  • Matric/ Grade 12 Certificate
  • MUST have a Bcom Degree
  • At least 1 year of experience at a Finance Representative / Finance Allocation Clerk level within Finance / Accounting in an International/Multi-national company, preferably with a USA parent
  • Experience with balance sheet reconciliations relating to Accounts Receivable
  • Experience with Accounts Analysis
  • Experienced in PC-based accounting systems, both use and implementation
  • ADVANCED Excel Skills non-negotiable
  • Knowledge of Oracle Advantageous
  • Ability to communicate in a professional way with financial institutions, distributors and local staff
  • Interpersonal skills and demonstrate to be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills



  • Assist AR Team Leader for Wire application/ allocation process
  • Monitor and support timely allocation of wire payments (wire refunds received from distributors) by the team
  • Follow up on any variances / reconciling items / partial payments with DS relating to the Wire Application / allocation process with MS
  • Ensuring wire application / allocation reconciliations are performed on a daily basis
  • Ensure completeness / accuracy of the reconciliations
  • Ensure that no order release is performed without the correct receipt of wire credit card payments and proper allocation
  • Highlight any control issue relating to this process to the Finance Manager
  • Complete sales reconciliations to GL Accounts relating to the Accounts Receivable function. The Accounts are: 139000, 251000, 219009, 1330070, 411000, 431000,432000, 441000, 442000, 442002 for both South Africa and Zambia
  • Report / Escalate to the AR Team Leader detail of any delay in the above process with reasons
  • Maintain the Vendor data master data (Obtain all new forms and capturing in Oracle)
  • Support any Finance related special projects to support the local / regional Finance and Management team.
  • Support the wire application / allocation project to ensure the completeness of the automation fully.
  • Support SOX requirements / testing / submissions.
  • Support Internal and External Audits
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Daily Sales Reconciliations


Kindly note, if you dont hear back from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.