Shoprite extends an invitation to qualified and passionate individuals to apply for the position of Accountant. This role offers an exciting opportunity to leverage your expertise within a prominent retail organization recognized for its dedication to excellence and innovation. If you possess the required qualifications and seek to excel in a dynamic work environment, Shoprite encourages you to submit your application and join the committed team.

Shoprite Accountant Position Overview:

  • Closing Date: July 3rd, 2024
  • Reference Number: SHO240628-1
  • Position: Accountant
  • Job Type: Contract/Fixed Term
  • Country: South Africa
  • Province: Gauteng
  • City/Town: Centurion

Shoprite Accountant Position Objectives:

  • Ensure compliance with internal control procedures.
  • Support during month-end, year-end, and audit inquiries.
  • Oversee financial clerks to ensure timely and accurate completion of processes.
  • Assist in budgeting, conducting stock takes, and managing overall stock.
  • Provide oversight on new costs related to expansions and new sites.
  • Perform cost calculations and allocate costs to other facilities within the Inland Supply Chain Division.
  • Aid the Finance Manager in preparing monthly, weekly, and annual reports.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in managing capital expenditures, expenses, and overall maintenance, including reviewing quotes from the Facilities department.
  • Act as the initial approver for expenses before final approval by the Finance Manager.
  • Address any ad hoc queries promptly and effectively.


  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Experience: Minimum of three years of relevant experience in Finance

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to make decisions and initiate action
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build networks
  • Effective in persuading and influencing others
  • Proficient in presenting and communicating information in a professional manner
  • Skilled in analyzing data
  • Experience in leading and supervising teams
  • Capacity to adapt and respond to change
  • Ability to handle pressure and setbacks effectively
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Familiarity with SAP and a basic understanding of Distribution Centre operations

Application Process:

  • Create/Login to Your Account: Create a new account or log in to your existing account.
  • Complete the Application Form: Fill out the online application form with accurate personal details, educational background, and work experience.
  • Upload Required Documents: Upload recently certified copies (not older than 6 months) of your BCom degree certificate, relevant work experience, and any other required documents.
  • Submit Your Application: Review your application to ensure all information is accurate and complete. Submit your application through the portal.

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Shoprite extends its gratitude for considering a career opportunity with us. The organization values your interest in the Accountant position. For inquiries or assistance regarding the application process, applicants are encouraged to contact the recruitment team through the provided channels. Shoprite eagerly anticipates reviewing all applications and potentially welcoming qualified candidates to join its team dedicated to excellence in finance and retail operations.