Cost & Management Accountant – PTA003034/TN

Gauteng - JHB - East
40000 - 55000 Monthly
Published date: 14 July 2024

Join a forward-thinking logistics company in Boksburg specialising in road freight services. The company values innovation, reliability, and continuous improvement, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a career in logistics and transportation.

The responsibility of this role include planning, budgets and forecasts, interpreting financial results, monitoring cash flow, capital expenditure programmes, management reporting systems development, special investigations/reports, operating efficiency studies, feasibility studies and investment portfolios.


  • South African citizen.
  • Code B driver’s license and own transport. Willing to work overtime and be available after business hours.
  • Business travel, nationally.


  • Relevant tertiary education (CTA/CIMA will be advantageous)
  • Pastel Evolution/Xero experience will be advantageous.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position.


  • Preparation of monthly statement, management reports and demand letters.
  • Maintain confidentiality and non-disclosure of confidential information.
  • Maintain financial security through internal controls.
  • Comply with payment, reporting and tax requirements as well as SARS regulations.
  • Quality control on invoicing by company ensuring accuracy and timeous forwarding.
  • Assist with and manage system reconciliations.
  • Manage credit apps received from new clients as well as requests for new client accounts to be opened on the relevant accounting systems.
  • Renewal of facility letters.
  • Sign off recons, cash flow and cash flow forecast.
  • Maintain all financial transactions that affect the creditors book and age analysis.
  • Professional preparation of all documentation sent out to clients/contractors.
  • Prepare annual budget and budget resets. Assist and manage liaisons when annual audits are performed.
  • Balance sheet recons and releasing of payments.
  • Implement, control/manage resources and procedures within approved budget guidelines.
  • Monitor service deliverables to ensure services are completed within budget.
  • Directing and coordinating activities of the entity concerned with the operation, pricing, sales and distribution of client products.
  • Developing of plans and processes to improve efficiency and performance.
  • Monitor performance of implemented solutions continuously improving implementation capability. Review financial statements, sales, activity reports and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement.
  • Determine service cost estimates as well as areas needing cost reduction and improvement.
  • Control and allocate sales and expense budgets.
  • Interpret and apply company policies/procedures.


  • MS Office with excellent Excel skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in financial accounting & reporting, including external statutory reporting and audit.
  • Working knowledge of data entry management.
  • Multi-functional project management.
  • Good understanding of strategic planning and management thereof.
  • Knowledge of policy conceptualisation, analysis and implementation.
  • Mathematical computations skills.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • People management skills.
  • Knowledge of South African Taxation.

NOTE: We ONLY accept online applications. We do not consider direct applications via Whatsapp or email. 

The final remuneration package offered by the employer will be determined based on market standards, considering the candidate’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience. The employer retains the prerogative to provide a remuneration package that aligns with industry norms and the specific attributes of the selected candidate.

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