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GSK: Finance Graduate Internships Program 2022

GSK: Invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for the Finance Graduate Internships Program 2022

Closing Date: 18 February 2022
Job Type: Internship (Contract)
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Description

Job Purpose

As a Finance Graduate, you will be responsible for South Africa (SA) payment processing, month-end reporting, assisting with planning activities and all other days to day requirements.

You will also ensure quality financial processes, systems and tools are introduced and maintained to support the businesses, cross-functional teams.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively follow up with distributors, regarding outstanding documents.
  • Prepare GL postings which correctly reflect the nature of the transaction for completed payments and timeously submit to the Finance Shared Services team
  • Preparation of monthly Aspen journals including sales recon.
  • Preparation of monthly headcount report.
  • Preparation of the Advertising & Promotion (A&P) expense tracker and the Opex tracker on a monthly basis
  • Assist the SA Finance business partner with the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting of headcount, capex, and depreciation of new capex.
  • Ensure that there are SOPs / Knowledge Documents to support the systems and processes.
  • Completion and acknowledgement of relevant SOP’s and e-learning
  • Maintain  ERP data in SAP
  • Prepare and participate in adhoc analysis and projects as required.
  • Ensure adequate financial control systems and processes are in place
  • Ad-hoc data analysis
  • Partnering with business to explain SG&A spend variances

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum BCom (Accounting), Preferably completing CIMA qualification
  • Experience in MS Office (Good working knowledge of Excel)


  • Understanding of Financial and Management Accounting concepts
  • Knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver timeously on deadlines
  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly and take ownership for own learning
  • Display initiative by proactively seeking solutions to challenges
  • Must be able to work overtime as and when required
  • Good written and spoken English

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