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Abbott Junior Financial Analyst in Johannesburg, South Africa

Primary Objective of Position

This person provides overall administrative and support services to finance and accounting teams, assisting the division in fulfilling their mission by providing support in general financial, administration and logistical works, ensuring effective and efficient delivery of services. The position is responsible for and takes the leading role in undertaking various administration activities through the efficient handling of communications, information dissemination, reception, office management, general administrative support functions and provides the interpretation/translation services accurately as requested.

Responsibilities :

•Monthly financial reporting related to the Diagnostics, Molecular and Diabetes Care business.

•Monthly calculations and postings for inventory and debtors

•Preparation and submission of sales and cost of sales

•Reporting of Bad Debt Reserves

•Preparation and submission of SPOC i.e Accounting for Spare Parts, preparing the movement schedule/tie-out for incoming and outgoing stock at the end of the month and reconciling the closing balance per the tie-out to the General Ledgers and associated reconciliations

•Open new customer accounts and credit vetting in accordance with Abbott policies

•Monitoring of Held Orders

•Assist with audit queries and general query resolution

•Support senior accountant with general finance functions

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE :

Education:

Bachelors degree in Accounting;

Post Graduate Degree an advantage

Experience :

Ideally 1-2 year’s experience within a similar role.

Analytical skills including problem solving, reconciliation and review

Advanced Excel experience

Previous experience with BPCS would be an advantage

Proactive individual with a drive to deliver results

Excellent communication skills and ability to work with various personalities

Must be able to work with standard desktop software i.e. MS Office

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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