The Foschini Group is hiring an Accountant Accountant

This role will be responsible for ensuring deliverables are achieved as per the time and quality standards agreed upon.

Closing date: 28 June 2024

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Key Responsibilities:

•    Process and perform GL activities for all divisions;
•    Process journals and journal adjustments for all divisions;

•    Perform and complete reconciliations for all divisions;
•    Ensure accurate recordkeeping for all accounting activities for audit purposes;
•    Prepare and perform trial balances accurately and timeously;

•    Work alongside the group accounting and statutory reporting team to ensure all month end and year end        processes are accurate and completed as per the agreed timelines and guidelines, including assisting with monthly finance activities;
•    Where required, escalated all requests and queries accurately and timeously to the Manager.

Qualifications and Experience:

•    Degree or equivalent certification in Finance/Accounting as preferable 
•    1-3 years of experience working in a transactional environment

•    Experience with reconciliation and settlement processing preferred 
•    Previous SAP experience and Credit knowledge advantageous 
•    Retail/ Financial Services experience advantageous 
•    Thorough Knowledge of Accounting procedures and principles   


•    Reconciliation and Analysis
•    Debt Management
•    Accounting and Reporting
•    Auditing
•    Cash Management

•    Financial Risk Management
•    Strong business communication skills with an ability to work well in a collaborative environment with senior executives 
•    Ability to draft commentary, analyse information to establish key messages, present information both    visually and written 


•    Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, decision making, interpersonal relations, problem solving, teamwork & written communication 
•    You need to be flexible as the environment is very dynamic and priorities can change. 
•    Adapts effectively to situations that are complex, uncertain, or lack guidelines and clear information

•    Interprets and simplifies complex and contradictory information when resolving organisational problems
•    Assesses and improves the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of various work processes
•    Effectively adjusts their behaviour, approach, and decision-making based on the situation
•    Leverages new technology to enhance productivity, improve problem solving, and support business growth

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