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Financial Accountant

Pepkor Department Stores, a division of Pepkor South East Asia, manages the retail brands of Harris Scarfe and Debenhams Australia. These retail operations sell predominately homewares, manchester, apparel, and footwear.

To support the achievement of our business objectives and strategic plan, we are seeking a hands on Accountant who will work collaboratively in a dynamic environment. This role is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for the Harris Scarfe business.

Reporting to the Divisional Financial Controller, you will be responsible for;  

  • Prepare various monthly board reports

  • Manage the month-end process to ensure that all the required accruals have been raised and are accurate

  • Prepare monthly journals

  • Prepare monthly P&L statements including commentary, analysis and budget variance investigation

  • Intercompany Reconciliations

  • General Ledger Reconciliations

  • Assist in tax return preparation, FBT and BAS statements

  • Trademark and Royalty Management

  • Adhoc project work (e.g. Financial Modelling)

  • Assist in the implementation of company best practice reporting and control processes

  • Assist in management of supplier rebasetes

To be successful in this role, you will have:

As the successful applicant, you will have extensive experience in a medium to large corporate environment. Commercial acumen is a prerequisite along with strong communication skills to enable constructive and effective communication with all stakeholder at varying levels.

Ideally you are a qualified CA/CPA accountant, with financial accounting experience, and a natural ability for interpreting and analysing results, initiating and participating in continuous improvement activities. In addition, you will possess initiative, strong interpersonal/communication skills and strong analytical abilities.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary plus superannuation

  • Staff discounts across a variety of brands

  • An opportunity for internal progression

We offer the opportunity to really contribute in a challenging and supportive team environment, where you can drive your own career development.

Date Posted
Adelaide, SA 5000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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