Logistics and Overborder Financial Manager

Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Cape Town Joostenbergvlakte
Purpose of the Job

Provide financial support to the logistics management team in effectively managing the division’s finances by analyzing trends, collaborating closely with the depots and finance department, and compiling comprehensive reports.

Roles & Responsibility 

Logistics – Analysis and Reporting

  • Weekly National Financial forecast
  • Daily Volumes trend reporting
  • Executive reporting on P&L extracts concerning critical line items
  • Report on actual revenue vs budget (Logistics National)
  • R&M General (facilities)
  • Revenue per cube
  • Confirm that special billing is done (Floor space, parking, etc.).
  • Branch Manager Financial scorecard completion
  • Independent overview – Branch Visits
  • Salary split monthly verification & Variable cost trend Analysis – Internal and External
  • Do a reversal analysis report from the bottom line, deducting and indicating all out-of-the-norm expenses that contributed to the negative result
  • Question depots on exceptions and poor-performing line items and report back to HODss
  • Manage each depot from a financial point of view and report back to management
  • Compile a divisional exec pack to present  weekly after finals

Logistics & OBD Hub – Analysis and Reporting

  • Linehaul cost per cube per lane
  • Wages breakdown
  • Overtime analysis
  • Offsite expense
  • Outsource labour normal time
  • Repairs and maintenance (MHE Units)
  • Hub fuel
  • Loss of load
  • Armed escorts vs external recovery
  • Hub fines (Overloading)
  • HUB cost per cube per depot
  • Ops cost per day and per month
  • General repairs (Overheads)
  • Any other shoot-out expenses
  • Other recovery analysis
  • Internal revenue analysis
  • Internal freight charges analysis
  • Cost per cube and kg analysis ex each depot to any depot (productivity booster)
  • HUB Ops Productivity reporting is connected to a cost along with trends

Logistics Transport – Analysis and Reporting

  • Report on internal billing confirmation and Revenue
  • Wages Breakdown
  • Overtime Analysis (Outsource and perm)
  • Offsite Expense
  • Outsource Labour Normal Time
  • Vehicle R&M and CPK analysis
  • Accident cost and CPK analysis
  • TPT Traffic Fines analysis (Speeding & Other)
  • Fuel cost and fuel saving analysis in conjunction with improved fuel consumption considering the fuel price adjustments
  • Loss of load
  • Local subcontractors
  • Sub hire internal (VTR)
  • Transport cost per cube per depot
  • Ops Cost Per day and per month
  • Cost & trend analysis per measurable item
  • General repairs (Overheads)
  • Transport ops productivity reporting and shootout identification (km per drop, cubes per drop, total km travelled, stops per vehicle)
  • Report on any other shoot-out expenses
Minimum Requirements
  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • B Com Accounting
  • Completed articles and or 3 years of relevant working experience
Skill Required
  • Able to develop new administrative procedures for own department/division
  • Able to manage and control the correct implementation and utilisation of administration in own department/division


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