Inventory Analyst at PEP Stores

  • Accounting & Finance ,Accounting Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Grade 12
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

The Inventory Analyst is responsible for conducting an on-going Inventory risk analysis, ensure the balancing and alignment of systems and performing certain month-end responsibilities to support the Inventory Accountant.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Finalise monthly accounting for inventory transactions
  • Approve stock takes
  • Ensure the accuracy and validity of write-offs
  • Process journals as required
  • Critically assess inventory-related risks
  • Resolve escalated inventory queries (mostly from stock takes) & minimize the risk of financial loss
  • Escalate systems or process errors or improvements to the business analyst and/or Pepkor IT
  • Prepare year- and month-end inventory calculations and process journals
  • Conducting inventory and other data reconciliations
  • Resolve potential weighted average unit cost price discrepancies
  • Assist with the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting
  • Perform monthly general ledger (GL) inventory reconciliations
  • Data reporting and adhoc tasks

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience



What you’ll need

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (certificate, diploma, degree), a B Com degree would be an advantage
  • 2 years’ relevant experience in a Financial environment
  • Experience working in a retail environment (preferred)
  • Understanding of end-to-end inventory processes
  • Good financial administration knowledge and ability
  • Good knowledge of basic accounting principles and their application (debits, credits, journals, reconciliations)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and/or Google Sheets skills

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Go to PEP on to apply

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