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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Finance South Africa 2023/2024

ABOUT Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Finance :

Dis-Chem was formed in the year 1978 by recently qualified pharamacists, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman, when they opened their first retail pharmacy in Mondeor, Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1984 the second retail pharmacy opened at the Randridge Mall in Randburg, Johannesburg.

It wasn’t until the late 1980s that Dis-Chem started expanding its offering of non-pharmaceutical products and opened a third retail pharmacy. Today, Dis-Chem prides themselves on offering healthy foods, sport supplements, health and well-being products, and beauty products.


Locations: Midrand, Gauteng
Salary: stipend

Dis-Chem Pharmacies are inviting Finance graduates to enter an Internship programme within the finance department. Candidates will assist the finance department with a variety of tasks and duties, including: invoice capturing, creditor account reconciliation and other financial tasks assigned.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • helping with daily data capturing
  • ensuring invoices are captured accurately
  • ensuring creditor’s payment reconciliation is correct
  • processing journals when requested
  • ensuring loaded for payment are approved by senior management and signed off
  • accurately and neatly filing creditor’s documents
  • preparing creditors reconciliations are on time every month
  • reconciling large quantities of accounts – weekly and monthly
  • checking up on suppliers and warehouse claims
  • checking up on outstanding workflows
  • acquiring suppliers credit note claims
  • preparing payment requests and all supporting documentation, accurately and on time
  • ensuring invoice reduction on invoices not been fully received or with price variations


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Matric (NSC) or Senior Certificate
  • Must have completed a BCom Finance Degree
  • Must knowledge of Financial Accounting
  • Must have business financial skills
  • Must have reliable transport or a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a clear credit record and a clear criminal record (checks will be conducted with MIE)
  • Must be computer literate and have experience working in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to perform basic accounting calculations
  • Must be honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Must pay close attention to detail and have a high level of accuracy
  • Must be diligent and self-motivated
  • Must be deadline driven
  • Must have good time management skills
  • Must be able to analyse financial reports
  • Must be fluent in a second language (advantageous but not essential)
  • People with disabilities are welcome to apply


Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Internships: Finance (Midrand, Gauteng)

You will be required to submit these documents with your application:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate
  • Certified copy of tertiary qualification
  • Copy of valid drivers license is applicable

Successful candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from Dis-Chem Pharmacies within 2 weeks of the application deadline, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Dis-Chem Pharmacies directly:
Head office telephone number: 011 589 2200
Contact form: https://www.dischem.co.za/contact-us


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