Accounting and Fruit Trade Administrator

Our client is a grower/exporter of fresh produce in the Western Cape. They operate relatively independently as a small, closely-knit team in the energetic export environment. They are seeking a highly motivated person who can function well in a team to join their organisation. The vacancy is available immediately and based in Bellville.

Main duties:

  • Assist the bookkeeper where necessary
  • Assist the sales team with writing up sales orders for international fruit trades
  • Liaise with packhouses
  • Prepare sales recons to send to suppliers
  • Prepare instructions for payments against collections and Letter of Credits
  • Any ad hoc tasks


  • Matric with relevant tertiary education (diploma with 2 – 3 years’ suitable experience in processing of debtors transactions)
  • Experience in NAV, DIPAR or any similar logistics / financial software will be advantageous
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of a basic accounting package
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Strong administrative skills with attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience in the fruit export industry will be beneficial

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, 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 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.