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Fruit Accountant


  • BCompt Degree

Experience & Knowledge

  • 5 Years relevant accounting experience, with minimum 2 years within fresh produce import/ export
  • Completed articles at registered auditing firm
  • Computer skills and extensive experience in Excel
  • Cost accounting & standard cost principles essential
  • Forex handling


  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Energetic and disciplined
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperative in a team
  • High attention to detail a pre-requisite
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Job Description

  • Manage full creditors process on producers
    • Capturing of produce and related cost elements & related adjustments
    • Weekly preparations of payments to producers
    • Sending of payment remittances to producers
    • Reporting on producer payment summaries
    • Managing ledgers for any deductions on producer payments
  • Cashflow management in ZAR & foreign currencies
  • SARB applications and monitoring of compliance
  • Management of foreign currencies related to producer payments
  • Monthly updating of standard costs & evaluation of under/over recoveries
  • Invoicing of costs back to producers
  • Management of Balance sheet items, relating to control accounts on standard cost
  • Processing of commercial invoices & payments
  • Monthly report on commercial creditors
  • Various other reporting
  • Onboarding of new customers and producers
  • Any other relevant accounting functions as required


Market related, depending on experience and knowledge.

Starting date

As soon as possible.


This position has been filled

We serve four key groups across the diverse sector of fresh produce:

Fruit producers and retailers, both within South Africa and abroad. It’s a world of good produce, good people and good prices. An extensive, vast world which we navigate via committed one-on-one relationships, to offer personalised service and tailored solutions/shipments.

How can we help you?

Partner with us as we navigate the landscape together.

Danèl van Deventer

Commercial Manager

Trust between client and company is everything.”

Danél started out in the industry in 2010 and has been working her way up ever since. She began in logistics and now serves as a commercial manager, drawing from her in-depth understanding of the cost chain. Danél is passionate about figs and has been dedicated to the export of almost 70% of the South African fig offering for the past seven years.

Department: Management & Support
Market: Far East, Europe, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East
Produce: Figs

“We are in no other business than the people business.”

Jaco is a born entrepreneur and has been trading fruit since the age of 12 when he started his first business. He has experience in all major business areas, including farming, handling, transport, logistics, IT, marketing operations, finance, management, international and domestic affairs. He is fluent in French and also has basic Spanish language skills.