LOCATION:                                FALL CREEK – SOUTH AFRICA

POSITION TITLE:                     Accountant

DEPARTMENT:                         Finance & Accounting

AUTHORITY LEVEL:                 Individual Professional Contributor

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:               Full Time

REPORTS TO:                           Financial Controller                                  

DATE:                                        Immediately
 

At Fall Creek, we are creating a world with better blueberries and are looking to add an Accountant to help make that happen. This position will be located in Paarl, South Africa.

The Accountant is responsible for performing general Accounting duties, including Accounts Receivable & Accounts payable function, as well as processing confidential payroll in a timely and accurate manner.

What you will do at Fall Creek:

  • Posts Accounts Receivable (AR) Invoices and adjustments in a timely manner
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations of all general ledger accounts relating to sales, customer deposits and accounts receivables
  • Responsible for accounts payable activities
  • Runs company payroll
  • Other general accounting duties, as assigned

What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • A relevant Diploma in Accounting and 3+ years’ experience in a finance-type role, preferably in a manufacturing, agricultural, or food processing industry.
  • Solid knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to provide detailed reporting using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Experience using an ERP system (SAP will be an advantage).
  • Strong alpha-numeric data entry skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; excellent time management, organizational, problem-prevention and problem-solving skills.
  • Regular and reliable attendance at the primary place of business.
  • Must demonstrate professional and ethical business practices, adherence to company values, and a commitment to personal and professional development.

Who is Fall Creek?
We are a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants, and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon more than 40 years ago, we now also have our own nurseries in Mexico, Peru, Spain, Netherlands and now in South Africa as the latest subsidiary, to the group  We have built a dynamic team of global experts in various areas of expertise, including the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply-planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central, and South America, Greater Europe, and Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence.

To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package for this role,

We can’t wait to hear from you!
For consideration, please send the following related documents in support of your application for this role,

  • Personal CV/ resume (including recent references)
  • Copy of ID
  • Qualification & Education Records

All applications must be sent to humanresourcesrsa@fallcreeknursery.com with the subject line "Accountant – (your name)" and we will connect with you as soon as possible.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please feel free to follow up with any questions in this regard

In line with COVID19 regulations, we are doing our best to respect social distancing practices, and therefore there is a big chance that an initial interview may be held via virtual call.

Please check whether you have access to the system of either Teams / Zoom to prevent future delays of having to download this the day of our meeting,

 

All the best, and Go Blueberries!