Month: November 2016 | Pinewood DMS

Month: November 2016

New Position: Implementation Consultant – Accounts Specialist

Job Title: Admin Assistant
Department: Implementation and Training
Location: Houghton, Johannesburg/ The Boulevard, Woodstock Cape Town
Reporting to: Implementation Manager

Highly motivated, diligent and enthusiastic person with an accounts background needed for a Software Company. An enthusiastic and ambitious person who has excellent training and communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of an organisation.

Job Role:
The person will be responsible for the accounts setup, training and implementation of the Pinnacle Dealer Management System (DMS) into new and existing dealerships which have acquired Pinnacle. They will be required to ensure that the accounts aspects of the Pinnacle implementation, from configuration, pre-live and the actual implementation are methodically completed. The successful candidate will not only manage this process, but will also be very involved in the actual tasks themselves.
Note: The successful candidate will be provided with a structured training ground and will be required to initially partake in the Support role within Pinewood to gain the sufficient Pinnacle knowledge necessary to be successful in this role.

Key Objectives:

  • To manage the accounts aspects (module) of customer implementations.
  • To pass on the knowledge of how Pinnacle works operationally to a dealership.
  • To ensure the accounts set-up (configuration) of the Pinnacle system is complete and accurate.
  • To carry out onsite and offsite consultancies, requested by our customers.
  • To work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Note:This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The successful candidate may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the Business.

Inherent Requirements of the Job:

  • Suitably Qualified (Minimum B. Comm) – Sound Accounting Understanding.
  • Valid driver’s license – Code 08.
  • Proficient in MS Office – excellent Excel knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to communicate with all levels in the organisation.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounts preferably within the dealership environment.
  • Motor Industry experience a plus.
  • Ability to work within a high pressured environment.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Based in Johannesburg/ Cape Town.

Applications must be sent to with “Implementation Consultant – Accounting” placed in the Subject line. Applications must be by way of Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 3 pages, with a brief covering letter.

New Position: Admin Assistant

Job Title: Admin Assistant
Department: Finance Team
Location: Woodstock, Cape Town
Reporting to: Financial Accountant

Pinewood SA is looking for a self-driven Admin Assistant to assist the financial accountant in the finance functions of the business and all other administrative tasks.

Job Role:
Accountant duties/tasks of which would include but not be limited to:

  • Raising of Purchase orders for flights and accommodation and uploading of creditors invoices
    Ad hoc reporting to the various departments
  • Receptionist duties (Answering, screening and forwarding telephone calls, maintaining reception area, Receiving, announcing and directing visitors, taking and forwarding messages accurately, Updating and maintaining internal contact lists)
  • Maintaining all filing requirements for the company
  • Monitor, control and order office supplies ensuring smooth running of the office
  • Arranging courier services in the most cost effective manner
  • Maintaining office equipment and reporting malfunction
  • Making travel arrangements which includes booking flights within a certain budget, arranging car hire and accommodation for all staff
  • Setting up and arranging refreshments for classroom training at the Cape Town offices, including managing petty cash
  • Managing the cleaner, ensuring all cleaning duties have been done

Inherent Requirements of the Job:

  • Must fit the culture and Values of Pinewood SA
  • Functional Skills & Experience (At least 1 years’ experience)
  • High Computer literacy – Proficient in MS Office – with excellent skills in MS Excel
  • Good Organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Shows great initiative, and attention to detail
  • Can handle pressure that comes with reporting and making deadlines with accurate figures, on time, every time

Applications must be sent to with “Admin Assistant” placed in the Subject line. Applications must be by way of Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 3 pages, with a brief covering letter.

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