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26 Mar 2022

Full-Time Accountant Wanted at DHL

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Job Description


LOCATION: Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Category: Finance and Controlling

Job Purpose:                   

  • Provide financial and commercial support to the division.
  • Participates in the Strategic planning process
  • Effective financial management of the account. This includes monthly, quarterly and annual budgeting
  • Direct & control the depots overall Financial Plans and Policies, Internal controls, Accounting Practices and Relationships.
  • Accountable for functions such as Forecast/Budgeting, Management accounting, Cost accounting.
  • Develops and co-ordinates necessary and appropriate accounting and statistical data and procedures for the maintenance and the preparation of its financial/Commercial reports.
  • Appraises operating results in terms of benchmark budgets, forecasts and strategic plans and coordinates appropriate action plans
  • Development of DC and support financial staff


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Key Accountabilities:

  • Management of all financial aspects of the account for DSC.  This includes:- Monitoring and analysis of performance against budget (includes explaining variances)
  • Preparation of LE as well as all costings for submissions for DSC.
  • Attending to all queries with regards to DSC charges levied.
  • Preparation of PRB Papers and IRB Financial Modelling and annual distribution budget.
  • Supplying DSC management with financial information and RFP for New Business.
  • Managing and overseeing all projects relating to the account and all key projects relating to this client. (from a financial aspect).
  • Ensuring operational impact of financial decisions are properly communicated to DSC business and vice-versa.
  • Preparation of monthly KPI reporting and management packs
  • Custodian of all “Project Papers
  • Maintain and enhance decision-making through the provision and use of first class financial information based on strong internal control environment and costing systems
  • Initial preparation of PRB documentation iro of contract acquisitions, capex and other commercial opportunities as well as the management of post approval process including back checks.
  • Review and challenge of local financial performance, directing and assisting in ensuring performance to budget and forecast
  • Ensure a sound and effective relationship and interface with the central finance team, and in particular Shared Services
  • Operational financial management and implementation of business unit operational cost control processes
  • Revenue management ensuring timeous and accurate billing of clients and appropriate follow up of outstanding payments in support of Shared services
  • Management of the development and succession of financial personnel within the DC structures.
  • Provide direction and advice to the senior management team in relation to risk, commercial contracts, approval of business opportunities and general approach to maximising financial performance.
  • Ensure Compliance will all local statutory accounting rules and requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric
  • Degree Level Education
  • CA Qualification Desirable
  • Continuous Personal Development
  • Minimum 5 years in a senior financial role
  • Relationship management/Cultural appreciation
  • Acquisition appraisal and management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Impact and influence
  • Knowledge of contract logistics market trends, opportunities and challenges
  • Commercial breadth, i.e. general management experience
  • Track record of strong P&L understanding

Closing Date : Ongoing


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Job Categories: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs and Executive/Management Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Accountant Wanted at DHL. Salaries: 100,000 and above.


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