Vacancy: Assistant Accountant - 17000

Friday, 14 December, 2018

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to take full responsibility for the debtors and creditors function of Ernie Els Wines and provide assistance to the Accountant where necessary.

Reporting line:  The position reports to the Accountant.

 Duties and responsibilities:


  • Process all approved purchase orders on a daily basis/when required
  • Process all invoices/credit notes regarding suppliers
  • Calculate monthly creditors cash flow projection on a rolling two-month basis
  • Supplier reconciliations
  • Supplier bank processing
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Petty cash processing
  • Compile Production File to be used for stock valuations
  • Assist with ad hoc accounting tasks



  • Review Debtors recons
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Debtors management
  • Prepare sales/Services invoices and customer statements and send to clients for payment
  • Ensure all debtor supporting documentation is complete
  • Calculate monthly debtors cash flow projection for a rolling three months


Qualifications and experience:

  • Diploma in Accounting and
  • Three years’ experience in similar position



  • Planning & Organising
  • Prioritises different tasks and executes them accordingly
  • Structures work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly



  • A team player who supports and works towards team goals


Accuracy, Quality & Productivity

  • Output is accurate & error free
  • Deadlines are met


Problem Solving / Decision Making:

  • Takes ownership of issues and follows through to point of resolve


Technical Knowledge

  • Demonstrates the necessary technical knowledge


If you meet the above criteria, please send your CV to with “Assistant Accountant” in the subject line.  Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks of sending your application, please consider it unsuccessful. 

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.