Senior Accountant (Citrusdal)

Our client is a well-established mixed farming business nestled in the scenic Citrusdal area. Committed to sustainable farming practices and renowned for their high-quality agricultural products, they are a trusted name in the industry. They are currently seeking a proficient and driven Senior Accountant to join our team and play a pivotal role in their ongoing success. If you possess a drive for excellence, coupled with a strong background in cost accounting and a genuine passion for agriculture, you are encouraged you to apply.

As a Senior Accountant, you will assume a critical role in overseeing and managing their operational expenses. This position is tailored for individuals with a fervent interest in both agriculture and finance, particularly in the realm of cost analysis. Over and above the day-to-day operations, you will be collaborating closely with their finance team and operational departments, you will ensure precise cost reporting, identify avenues for cost reduction, and actively contribute to enhancing the overall profitability of their farming operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in day-to-day accounting functions as required for all the companies accounts and Trusts
  • Conduct thorough analysis and reporting on the production costs associated with various agricultural products
  • Monitor and scrutinize operational expenses to pinpoint opportunities for cost optimization
  • Work collaboratively with operational teams to devise and uphold effective cost control measures
  • Track and reconcile financial transactions linked to operational costs
  • Assist in the preparation of comprehensive financial reports and statements
  • Support budgeting and forecasting endeavours pertaining to operational expenses
  • Furnish management with requisite financial data and reports as necessary
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory developments pertinent to agricultural cost accounting


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to thrive both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Passion for agriculture and a keen eagerness to delve into the intricacies of the farming industry
  • Willingness to continuously learn and advance within the organization
  • Knowledge of South African tax regulations and agricultural accounting principles is advantageous

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to contribute to a dynamic and sustainable farming enterprise.


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