Takealot Mr D Food - Accountant Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Mr D Food - Accountant Jobs in South Africa


  • MR D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-oriented Accountant.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

  • This position reports to the Finance Manager.

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Oversee the daily transactional processing of all transactions, within the business unit

  • Build scalable, controlled processes to support a hyper growth environment

  • Enhance existing processes and controls, perform and maintain assigned internal controls

  • Ownership of weekly payment process to all restaurant and driver partners- start to finish

    Oversee all restaurant and driver partner accounts, through management of creditors clerk team:

  • Assist with restaurant and driver partner onboarding

  • Assist with escalated queries by restaurant and driver partners

  • Reconciliations of individual accounts
    Risk management associated with creditors function including putting in place sufficient controls.

  • Oversee bulk invoicing and processing to restaurant and driver partners

  • Review monthly reconciliation of accounts receivable and payable

  • Daily/weekly finance reports to management
    Weekly reconciliation of control accounts
    Month end procedures and reporting (Income statement + Balance sheet)

  • Influence policies and processes that would drive scalable operations,

  • Mentor, teach and review the work of other supporting members of the accounting team
    Work closely with operations/marketing/engineering department on all finance related aspects

    Skills & Attributes required

  • High volume environment with system driven approach

  • Can pay close attention to detail

  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Worked in a hyper growth environment advantage

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure

  • Work with
    a dynamic and young team

  • Able to evaluate high-risk decisions

  • Coordination skills
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  • Critical thinking ability

  • Deadline oriented

  • Have the ability to accurately plan and manage your time

    Qualifications and experience

  • B.Com Accounting/Finance Management

  • 2-4 years’ experience in corporate finance
    SAICA / SAIPA articles

  • Honours (would be advantageous)

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is respectful but forthright

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com

  • thinks like an owner of the business

  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Mr D Food - Accountant Jobs in South Africa

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