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  • Posted: Sep 21, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Pumpkin Patch is a family run company that takes great pride in supplying premium quality fruit and vegetable products to the finest retail and hospitality institutions in the Western Cape. OUR PACKAGING In 2018, we embarked on a mission to reduce (and hopefully soon eliminate) single-use plastics in our food products. We now package our products in plant...
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    Financial Accountant / Manager

    The Role

    Pumpkin Patch Foods, a dynamic food manufacturing company in Stellenbosch, has an exciting job opportunity for an experienced accountant. The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and possess strong business acumen. Past working experience in the FMCG industry would be advantageous.

    Duties & Responsibilities 

    • Full bookkeeping and accounting function up to trial balance, including debtors, creditors, bank, petty cash, journals, etc. 
    • Performing bank reconciliations
    • Monthly journal entries
    • VAT calculations and VAT201 submissions
    • VAT reconciliations
    • Assistance with income tax and provisional tax submissions
    • Responsible for calculating VAT, PAYE, and other necessary SARS requirements
    • Maintenance of SARS accounts
    • Payroll preparation
    • IRP5 calculations, reconciliations, and submissions
    • PAYE/UIF/SDL calculations and EMP201 submissions
    • Liaison with clients
    • Administrative duties
    • Create ad-hoc reports for various business needs
    • Prepare tax documents
    • Compile and analyse financial statements
    • Manage budgeting and forecasting
    • Financial management and management accounting
    • Monitor and manage product pricing


    • R20-R25k, depending on qualifications and experience

    Candidate Requirements:

    • BCom (Financial Accounting) or similar qualification
    • Professional qualification will be advantageous
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an accounting position
    • Working knowledge and experience with accounting software packages (Pastel Sage One)
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Motivated
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Works well in a team


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
    • Ability to interpret and analyze financial statements and periodicals
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and cloud services (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Pumpkin Patch Foods on to apply

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