Debtors Accountant - HomeChoice

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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HomeChoice is a leading omnichannel retailer, delighting our customers with an innovative range of curated products on personalized terms. Our aim is to provide multiple, convenient, and easy retail shopping channels to guarantee that we meet all our customer expectations. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for the accounting functions within Financial Services and or Retail.

Key Performance Areas

Processing of month-end journals

  • Performance of standard month-end journals (accruals/ system summary)
  • Reviewing of management reports and processing of correcting journals where appropriate



Month-end reporting (Debtors and Sundry Debtors)

  • Ensure all Debtors entries are correctly processed monthly
  • Ensure the relevant provisions are processed monthly (bad debts and credit note)
  • Ensure appropriate accrual journals are raised at each month end (and reversed in the following period)
  • Ensure that large variances are investigated, and feedback provided to the Finance Manager
  • Ensure that the Intergroup balances for the group are in balance

Preparation of month end reconciliations

  • Reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis by the agreed deadline dates
  • Reconciliation including the following:
    • Debtors main
    • Sundry Debtors and Creditors
    • Intercompany accounts
    • PJN entity accounts
    • Debt Solution entity accounts

Cash clearing

  • Prepare the monthly cash clearing reconciliation, which requires detailed matching of bank statement journals against system journals and ensuring that all timing variances are appropriately recorded, reconciling items promptly investigated and resolved



Adhoc activities

  • Performance of various adhoc activities to support the finance department in achieving its reporting objectives, including, but not limited to:
    • Process requested correcting / adjusting journal entries
    • Perform any investigations requested by the management accountant or financial manager
    • Prepare any adhoc reports as requested by the Senior Accountant or Finance Manager or financial manager
    • Preparation of any schedules required as part of the year-end audit process
    • Assisting the Senior Accountant or Finance Manager in ensuring that all deadlines and reporting requirements are met timeously



  • Bookkeeping diploma/certificate
  • Member of a professional institution such as Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (CIMA)

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in an accountant role
  • Previous experience in management accounts
  • Working knowledge of accounting
  • Numerical skills
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Previous working experience in retail/ financial services would be advantageous



Attributes & Behaviours

  • Ability to initiate and maintain performance
  • Ability to drive to the root cause of a problem
  • Passionate about driving continuous improvement
  • Always eager to take on new challenges
  • Excellent analytical skills with a passion for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Responds promptly to requests and flexible in their approach
  • Deadline driven with ability to carefully assess and streamline processes
  • Ability to use own initiative

Our Values

  • Keep Innovating – we have the courage to contribute new ideas and turn those ideas into reality.
  • Think like an entrepreneur – we treat the business like it's our own.
  • Keep it real – we are mindful of the impact of our words and actions.
  • Raise the bar – we strive to deliver excellence in everything that we do.



How To Apply

Interested applicants should:

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