Assistant Accountant - URGENT POSITION - Negotiable

Saturday, 26 June, 2021
Julie Hill    


A group of wine farms, situated in the Stellenbosch/Helderberg region, is looking for a young, dynamic, and energetic person who will provide accounting support to the Group Accountant.

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to take full responsibility for the debtors and creditors function of an entity and provide assistance to the Group Accountant where necessary. Previous wine industry experience is highly beneficial, or FMCG.


·        Process all approved purchase orders on a daily basis/when required
·        Process all Supplier invoices/credit notes based on approved purchase orders and proper supporting documentation.
·        Request of supplier statements, supplier reconciliations, Weekly and monthly preparation of payment packs
·        Liaise with suppliers in case of enquiries
·        Calculate monthly creditors cash flow projection on a rolling two-month basis when required by Financial Manager

·        Handling, reconciling, and processing (on weekly basis) of Petty Cash 
·        Assist with receiving of goods for Hospitality department when required.
·        Assist Accountant with asset register where required
·        Assist with completion of WCA forms
·        Assist with administration of Insurance claims 
·        Assist with audit preparation  
·        Assist with ad hoc accounting tasks



·        Daily review of cash up reconciliation and resolving any discrepancies with Hospitality Manager
·        Assist Hospitality Manager with calculation of tips.
·        Importing of Daily sales to finance System (Pastel Evolution) and Reconciliation of Customer control account
·        Assist with weekly/monthly Stock takes to ensure proper procedures are followed. 
·        Preparation of monthly stock reconciliation and resolving differences with specific Managers responsible for stock
·        Issue of vouchers to the public
·        Monthly Reconciliation of outstanding vouchers
·        Assist with running attendance/ overtime reports from the clocking system for the Hospitality/ Financial Manager
·        Assist with audit preparation

Qualifications and experience:

Diploma in Accounting. Proficient in Excel. Knowledge of Pastel Evolution and Pilot (can be trained), plus 2 years’ experience as Account clerk

Please forward CV to by 10 July 2021.
If no reply within 2 weeks after closing date of ad, please accept that you are unsuccessful.