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Planning Officer

Employer
Intellistaff
Location
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reference: JHB003040-RD-1Our Client is looking for a Planning Officer to join their team
Area: Stamford Hill, Durban Primary Job purpose:

To monitor and track actual operational performance against planned performance through budgeting, forecasting and divisional reports.

Skills required to perform role:

National Diploma in Accounting or BCom degree
A minimum of five (3 -5) years of experience in a similar position, with at least 3 years in stevedoring or coordination environment.
Good analytical ability.
Organizational skills.
Ability to communicate at all levels written and verbal.
Sound operational knowledge of computer systems and software packages.

Key Performance Areas:

Strategic Planning and Implementation.
Budgeting and Forecasting
Management of project /jobs
Finance and Administration.

Description of TasksThe duties include but not limited to:

Liaising with operational supervisors day-to-day, on what can be done on each job to meet our objectives in profits and KPIs.
Identifying ways to improve KPIs.
Producing invoices and job costs on a daily basis.
Analysing planned jobs and actual jobs, to identify and improve variances, and to provide explanations.
Assisting branch managers with weekly operational forecasts.
Monitoring and reporting operational performance of different divisions and branches.
Preparing weekly planning reports and detailed month-end planning reports.
Analysing weekly planning reports from the branches before sent to Manco.
Presenting monthly operational performance in tabular format and graphs.
Liaising with finance department on the financial performance on operations:
Ensuring planning figures match figures finance has on record.
Ensuring all invoices and job costs are accurately recorded.
Tracking whether branches achieved its targets in profits and KPIs.
Identifying areas of improvement.
Identifying and applying cost saving measures on operations.

MR - MR - Monthly

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