Woolworths Botswana – Accountant


Woolworths Botswana – Accountant

Main purpose
To provide exceptional service by delivering key accounting and financial services in the areas of Receivables and Payables management and Safeguarding of Financial Assets of the company.

key competencies
• Drive profitability by ensuring key profit drivers are within budget.
• Control store expenditure within budget parameters.
• Ensure compliance in internal controls through effective self -assessment to minimise risk and deliver operational excellence.
• Communicate, train, implement and sustain relevant policies, processes and procedures within the stores to deliver the required outcomes.
• Constantly seek opportunities and provide feedback to continuously improve and simplify policies. processes and procedures
• Perform reconciliations to prevent financial loss (e.g. system errors, vouchers reconciliations).
• Ensure that at relevant finance reports are printed. scrutinised, actioned and retained (filed)
• Coordinate and communicate incoming TDC’s within specified timelines.
• Monitor that legislative attendance registers are completed and advise line manager on non-compliance.
• Manage all suppler account reconciliation and supplier payments timeously and regularly.
• Ensure all supplier invoices are captured in the system on a regular basis.
• Ensure up-to-date records are maintained systematically in respect of all supplier invoices and statements
• Ensure Capturing all VAT entries in respect of supplier invoices
• Custody, maintenance and accounting of all Gift Vouchers and related transactions.
• Analysis of Store and Head office petty cash and communicating with the stores with respect to petty cash and other withdrawals
• Ensuring the timely payment of all utility invoices and capturing those invoices in the system.
• Ensuring strict adherence to Internal control processes and implementation of audit recommendations
• Visiting the stores for physical verification of Store Cash holdings and Gift Vouchers.

Experience of the above in a retail environment will be an added advantage.


Key responsibilities
Qualifications and Technical knowledge and skills:
• Qualification e.g Degree or diploma or equivalent qualification in accounting.
• 3 to 5 years relevant experience in the Retail/Service industry as an Accountant in Receivables and Payables.
• Competency in MS office software and Point of Sale Accounting software.
• Good communication skills.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to naledimokgwathi@woolworths.co.za clearly stating the vacancy you are applying for.

Closing Date: 3rd October 2017