Assistant Accountants at Unilever South Africa [3 Vacancies]

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17 Mar, 2014

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa

At Unilever, we are looking to expand our Talent Pool of Category Accountants, Production Accountants and Customer Development Accountants located in Durban (La Lucia Ridge) and Johannesburg (Boksburg).
We act fast to anticipate our consumer needs, fast to translate ideas into new products, and fast to make, distribute and market them. We create products that people enjoy, trust and use as part of their daily lives. Which is why, as part of Unilever, you could make an impact on a global and local scale.

We look for people with different views, ideas, experiences and backgrounds to bring dynamism to the business and, most importantly, an empathy with consumers. It’s these people working together that make Unilever one of the most successful consumer goods companies in the world. People with the courage to be heard, seize opportunities and take risks.

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Available Job Opportunities

1. Production Accountants
The Production Accountant will partner with the Plant Operations and Planning team, to ensure integrity and accuracy of product costing and safeguarding of stock.. The purpose of this role will be to ensure product costing accuracy and that sufficient controls exist over stock.

BComm Accounting, BAcc – studying towards CIMA
• Min 2-3 years’ Experience at Factory Supply Chain Finance
• Solid experience of costing techniques
• Min 2-3 years in product costing and stock management
• Leadership skills – able to lead, motivate, inspire
• Previous experience in SAP (R3,MM,CO) 2 years.
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

 

2. Category Accountants
The Category Finance team business partners with the Marketing Teams to help them drive the strategy, track financial performance and reporting of the category.

Qualifications

• BComm, BAcc, studying towards CIMA

 

Experience and Level

2-3 Years of work experience in a management accounting role – preferably in a multinational organisation with exposure to business cases, projects and reporting and analysis

 

3. Customer Development Accountant
Management of trade terms spend of approx R5bn, responsible for forecast & monthly variances. Two Dimensional forecasting done by category by customer. Collation of contractual customer spends for both forecast and monthly results.
• Business partner the customer operations management team on all discretionary spend, understanding and challenging budgets.
• Drive trade terms spend savings programme and maximise return on investment of trade terms discretionary spend

 

Qualifications

• BComm, BAcc, studying towards CIMA

 

Experience and Level

2-3 Years of work experience in a management accounting role – preferably in a multinational organisation with exposure to business cases, projects and reporting and analysis

 

How to Apply

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