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ACCOUNTANT - 336802
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Superb Global FMCG Company is seeking an Accountant to join their Finance Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining all aspects around the company’s promotional expenses to ensure the effective financial control.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure the accurate accounting of company liabilities with regards to the promotional accrual.
Analyse and monitor promotional budgets from the marketing department for accuracy on the following fields: STD costing fluctuations, number of achievers and recoveries.
Track and analyse promotions versus original budget (Including Plan) on an ongoing basis. Highlight any pressing issues to the Business Information Manager.
Prepare monthly summaries to business information manager in respect of promotional costs paying attention to detail and accuracy of information.
Maintain promotions accrual:
Providing a complete budget schedule of all promotions running for the period;
Tracking the estimates and/ or actuals against the budgeted amount;
Updating of estimated budgets against sign off approvals.
Keeping the promo accrual up to date at all times to ensure accurate accrual
Financial Reporting / Planning:
Prepare recharge schedule for distributors on a monthly basis for all promotional recoveries.
Assist in completing corporate reporting monthly (MPR, MRI), quarterly (QPR, QFR) and ensure deadlines are met with submission.
Assist in the preparation in the annual financial plan process, by providing information on promotional expenses.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Formal Accounting Qualification (Degree in Finance) with minimum 3-5 Years’ experience in a medium sized company.
Have a strong accounting background and be comfortable with accounting methodologies.
Have advanced excel skills
Work well under pressure
Have a fastidious and organised approach to their work.
Advanced Microsoft office skills; Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Package & Remuneration
Market related salary + Benefits