Assistant Management Accountant - Transnet

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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Position Purpose:

  • Collating of information and investigation of variances against the budget to assist the MA with the preparation of the monthly management reports
  • Collection of data for the preparation of the annual operating and capital budget and consolidation thereof.
  • Co-ordination of minor works submission and collation of data for the preparation of viability models
  • Collection of data and input to support the implementation of the terminal costing model to assist in financial decision-making.

Position outputs:

  • Investigation of cost variances against targets and presentation of analysis to MA. Preparation of management accounting statistics/numbers and investigation of qualitative reasons supporting the monthly reports to be prepared by the Management Accountant.
  • Collection of data and preparation/consolidation of budget schedules for review by the Management accountant aligned to the Transnet strategic objectives and budget guidelines disseminated from TPT HQ.
  • Assist Management Accountant in obtaining relevant information to prepare the specific project and terminal viability models to support capital investment decisions and update the terminal viability models on a quarterly basis.
  • Coordinate the approval of minor works submissions for the terminal, ensuring all the relevant documents have been duly completed.
  • Preparation of monthly cost centre reports for review and sign-off by the Cost centre Managers.
  • Assist with the collating data and input for the development and maintenance of terminal costing models.
  • Assist Management Accountant in Cost Management by analysing cost drivers with a view to improving efficiencies and reducing costs.
  • Provision of information as and when required by the MA or Head office on an ad hoc basis.



Qualifications & Experience:

  • National Diploma in Accounting


  • Minimum 3 years experience in the financial environment
  • Added advantage 1 year in Management Accounting environment


Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Accounting theory and practice
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities
  • Sound business knowledge
  • Integrity
  • Business acumen and interest
  • Organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • Team working ability
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy (with above-average MS Excel skills)
  • Numeracy
  • Accuracy
  • Problem-solving
  • Decision making
  • Pro-active




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How To Apply

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)

E-mail: [email protected]

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to

[email protected]

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at
Transnet. Call the hotline toll-free number: 0800 003 056 or email [email protected]

The closing date is on 27.07.2022. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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