Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Johannesburg


Accounting Duties and Financial Reporting

Preparation of Daily Sales Reports for the division

Reconciliation of monthly sales reports and preparation of detailed sales variance analysis

Preparation of monthly journals for provisions and/or accruals (distributor commission + warehouse and distribution fee)

Monitoring of the open purchase order report on a monthly basis to ensure correct accounting accruals are maintained by the division

Process the necessary balance sheet entries to support the sign off on the EPD Monthly Management Report (MMR) prior to submission

Preparation of the Monthly Management Reports for the division

Reconciliation of departmental and promotional expenses on a monthly basis with detailed variance analysis

Preparation of the month-end financial pack for local and regional teams

Completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Maintain the rolling LBE template and update on a monthly basis with actual data by country

Prepare the monthly and quarterly LBE confirmation files

Prepare the SRV calculation annually and process the relevant journals for SA

Planning and Forecasting

Assist with the LBE/Plan process by collating all of the guidelines from area and division

Coordinate the information collecting process from various departments

Maintain the calendarized P&L, performance and exchange variance model per country

Maintain the departmental and promotional expense planning models per country

Maintain the standard cost calculation model and relevant analysis of duty, freight and clearance costs

Electronic upload of the LBE/Plan information

Business Partnering

Preparation of detailed expense variance analysis reports for EPD cost centre owners

Active partnering with cost centre owners for monitoring expenses and formulating action plans to ensure adherence to plan and LBE targets

Supporting the business with ad-hoc analysis as required


Assisting with internal and external audit queries

Ad-hoc analyses and reports as required by business


Financial Planning and Analysis     

ADD Diagnostics        

South Africa Johannesburg : Abbott Place     



Yes, 5 % of the Time     

Not Applicable     

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

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We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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