Producer Accountant

Our client is a completely integrated international fruit breeder, producer, and exporter. They are currently seeking a Producer Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will compile all costs and revenues applicable to individual growers and provide feedback and reports to all relevant parties. Reporting to the Trade Finance Manager and working closely with the Finance, Logistics and Commercial teams, this position will be based at their Paarl office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Process, prepare and review accurate operational financial information for grower clients within predetermined deadlines
  • Maintain Grower Pools including creating, maintaining and reviewing all pool related transactions and on-time payment
  • Control and distribution of all fruit sales payments
  • Implement standard- & actual costs and maintain cost matrix
  • Prepare Trader accounts & reconciliations related to cost pools/centres
  • Complete all weekly and monthly accounting entries related to grower accounts
  • Handle ad hoc queries from growers & internal departments


  • Grade 12 with Accounting/Mathematics as subject
  • Tertiary or equivalent accounting/finance/costings qualifications will be advantageous
  • 3 Years in similar role and fruit industry experience
  • Good knowledge of the Dipar System
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles
  • Advanced computer literacy; MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent financial management, analytical and good problem-solving skills
  • Strong administration skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Systematic, thorough and meticulous work ethic
  • Details and results orientated
  • An analytical thinker
  • A keen sense of responsibility

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.