Junior Accountant (Maternity contract) - mid August to end December - Negotiable

Saturday, 26 June, 2021
Julie Hill    



The purpose of this role is to provide accounting support to the Group accountant for Ernie Els Wines (EEW), Ernie Els Vineyards (EEV) - and Stellenzicht Wines.

Reporting line: The position reports to the Group Accountant.

 Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for Stellenzicht, Ernie Els and Meridian stock reconciliation

  • Monthly bottle storage rental calculations for SZW

  • Intercompany invoicing between EEW, EEV and SZW
  • Processing Meridian and international agent supplier invoices
  • Processing general journals in Pastel for EE and SZ.
  • Weekly processing of bank and monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Monthly preparation of Sales Reports for EE and SZ.(SZW to be done once they have wine sales)
  • Complete Reserve Bank quarterly reports and Stats SA annual reports
  • Provide Pastel Evolution Reports to other departments as requested.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of fixed asset registers for EE, EEV and SZ
  • Assist with preparation of all necessary documentation for the auditors for the annual audits of EE and SZ.
  • Provide assistance to Group Accountant and Financial Manager during preparation of Annual budgets

 Qualifications and experience:

 B Com (Financial Management) or equivalent commerce degree.  1-2 years’ experience in a commercial role. Wine industry or similar highly recommended.


 Planning and organizing:

  • Follows up and ensures things get done on time.
  • Structures work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly

Problem Solving / Decision Making:

  • Takes ownership of issues and follows through to point of resolve
  • Considers the wider consequences of each decision

Accuracy, Quality:

  • Output is accurate and error free
  • Deadlines are met


  • A team player who supports and works towards team goals                            
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Keeps technical knowledge up to date