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Accountant - South Africa


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Oct 7, 2021


South Africa

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Job Description

"" Please note that applicants not meeting the essential position requirements stated below will not be considered for this role

A bit about us

Trek is an awesome place to work, with amazing benefits for all employees. We build only products we love, provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people on bikes. When you’re on our team, you’re taken care of, encouraged to learn and grow, and given lots of opportunities to do so. Give us your best, and we’ll give it right back. Sound pretty sweet? Then come join us!

Job Description and mission

As Trek South Africa’s Accountant your primary focus will be managing various day to day operational finance activities for the business and supporting your Finance teammates with oversight, reporting and analysis. You’ll go above and beyond to provide the best customer service to everyone that you work with so, in addition to your primary role, you’ll be called on and encouraged to help in all areas of our business.

 We also want you to be open to identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives so always be curious.




Processing of daily receipts
Creation of weekly payment batches
Bank and cash account reconciliations
Management of credit card program

Accounts Receivable

Application of receipts/ credit notes to dealer accounts
Account reconciliations
Delinquent account reviews
Dealer engagement

Accounts Payable

New vendor set ups
Vendor invoice capturing
Account reconciliations
Vendor credit limit management
Accruals/ prepayments
Team expense management


Purchase order matching
Support Retail inventory processes
Fixed asset management including depreciation
Company secretarial admin requirements
Month end and budgeting support

Essential Position Requirements:

Absolutely non-negotiable - please do not apply if you don't meet the criteria below:

At least five years in a similar role
At least five years in a wholesale or retail environment
A completed degree or higher certificate in an accounting or finance field
Intermediate Excel skills
Exceptionally strong team ethic
A positive and open mind towards new challenges

Not a deal-breaker, but preferred

Experience in working with JD Edwards
Appreciation for entrepreneurial spirit

Trek Benefits:

 Market related salaries

Membership of Retirement Annuity, Risk and Medical Aid group schemes

A fair, flexible, and fun company culture

Relaxed dress code

Access to Trek staff purchase plans


Make sure to mention in your application:
"I found this opportunity on the What Is Cycling job board."
It helps us to create more job postings and work with more cycling brands. Thank you!
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