Fruit Accountant



Our client is a leading grower, packer and exporter of fresh fruit (citrus and table grapes) in South Africa. Their production units are situated across the Western Cape, with their head office in Bellville near Cape Town. The company has a vacancy for Fruit Accountant at their head office in Bellville. The position will report to the Senior Fruit Accountant. 


  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in fruit accounting or bookkeeping
  • Computer literate with advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Relevant knowledge of computer systems (accounting and exports)
  • Ability to work independently, take quick and accurate decisions and be able to meet deadlines
  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills 

The following will be advantageous

  • Knowledge of and experience in and consignment accounting, cost chains and incoterms
  • Experience in the fruit export industry 

Main duties: 

Setup and maintain consignment accounts for the organization’s foreign operations.

 This will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Accumulating relevant consignment sales and cost information
  • Calculating final consignment results and instituting payment to suppliers of produce
  • Recording consignment transactions in the books of record
  • Financial performance reconciliations


Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

 If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.