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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Durban, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Accountant - Franchises

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About this job

Our client is preferably seeking a candidate that can start as soon as possible. It is essential that you have gained accounting experience working within a franchise retail store environment. Ideally you will have strong stock management exposure (must not have counted stock but know how to allow for it in the accounting process). 

Key Result Areas


  • Review trial balance and identify and correct anomalies prior to month end close.
  • Ensure all balance sheet recons are maintained and appropriately reconciled.
  • Assist Financial Controller with reporting (Manco, Exco, Management Pack)
  • Assist with checking supplier invoices and recons for payment.
  • Posting of journal entries
  • Review work done by accounts staff as it relates to reporting
  • Clearing of integration logs for corporate stores on a monthly basis
  • Accounting for franchisee acquisitions and goodwill calculations
  • E-forex payment preparation and record keeping
  • Cash and bank reconciliations for all bank accounts and cash book capturing for allocated stores

Warehouse and stock

  • Assisting in the planning and execution of stock takes, reviewing variances; if any
  • Review bi-annual stock reconciliations and investigate difference
  • Accurately account for stock movements as a result of franchisee acquisitions
  • Reconcile stock accounts on a monthly basis
  • Report on stock for purposes of management reports
  • Assist with stores with stock adjustment queries 

Skills Required


  • Relevant financial qualification

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Accpac and Pastel experience will be advantageous
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Workable knowledge of excel and word
  • Organisational skills

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity.


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