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Accounts Assistant

Persona Staff
Cape Winelands Cape Winelands, Western Cape Western Cape, South Africa
Closing date
Oct 26, 2021

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Salary Range
South Africa - ZAR - R
Contract Type
Full Time
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A group of wine farms, situated in the Helderberg and Stellenbosch region, is looking for a proactive, dynamic, and energetic Accounts Assistant to join their team. You will take full responsibility for the debtors and creditors function of an entity and provide assistance to the Group Accountant where necessary.



Process all approved purchase orders daily/when required.

Process all Supplier invoices/credit notes based on approved purchase orders and proper supporting documentation.

Supplier reconciliations, weekly and monthly preparation of payment packs.

Liaise with suppliers in case of enquiries.

Supplier bank processing.

Credit card and Petty Cash processing and reconciliation.

Calculate monthly creditors cash flow projection on a rolling two-month basis.

Compile Production File to be used for stock valuations.

Assist Junior Accountant with asset register where required.

Assist Group Accountant with administration of Insurance claims.

Assist with audit preparation.

Assist with ad hoc accounting tasks.


All Functions relating to Debtors management.

Process sales invoices and ensure all supporting documentation is in order, accurate and complete.

Monthly Debtors reconciliation and statements sent to customers for payment.

Liaise with customers in case of enquiries.

Debtors collection process.

Calculate monthly debtors cash flow projection for a rolling three months.

Daily review of Tasting room cash up reconciliation, Stock take reconciliation.

Tip Calculation and resolving any discrepancies with Hospitality Manager.

Importing/ Processing of Tasting room sales to finance System (Pastel Evolution) and reconciliation of Customer control account and Tasting room Stock in Pastel Evolution.

Assist with weekly/monthly Stock takes to ensure proper procedures are followed.

Assist with audit preparation.


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

Skills and Requirements:

· Grade 12.

· Diploma in Accounting.

· Proficient in Excel.

· Experienced working on Pastel Evolution and Pilot.

· At least 2 years experience as Accounts clerk.

· Able to work independently and be a self-starter.

· Own transport and living in Stellenbosch or surrounding areas will be ideal.
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