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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global leader in power and automation technologies, ABB in Africa provides solutions to improve the efficiency, productivity and quality of our customers’ operations while minimizing environmental impact ABB is one of the world's leading power and automation engineering companies that provide solutions for secure, energy-efficient transmission and...
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    Treasury Business Partner, Middle East and Africa

    About the job

    Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

    At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

    You will be working as a Treasury Business Partner and will be the part of CFO Functions based in Modderfontein, South Africa. In this role you will be reporting to the Region Country Treasury Manager and will be responsible to work with the Global Treasury Business Partners and Treasury Workstreams on supporting the Business Area and its Divisions’ strategies and business model from a holistic treasury perspective as well as all Business Areas’ treasury requests in your countries of responsibility.

    Your responsibilities

    • Evaluates and monitors risk exposures and the financial instruments available to mitigate the risk. Implements

    • appropriate financial instruments and transactions required to manage the risk.

    • Provides advice and support to the business in the respective areas of responsibility within Treasury (hedging, payment conditions, guarantees, insurance, etc.).

    • Ensures timely and accurate execution of treasury operations.

    • Prepares reports and financial analyses related to Treasury as requested by management. Reviews key performance indicators to suggest action plans and improve results.

    • Coordinates and delivers training programs for Treasury organization. Supports and educates the business and

    • functions in issues concerning Treasury.

    • Participates in and contributes to initiatives and process improvements in Treasury to keep abreast of the latest

    • developments in this area.

    • Ensures that internal controls over financial reporting processes are performed effectively and efficiently in the respective areas

    • of responsibility.

    Your background

    • University degree (Bachelor/Master) plus further professional qualification.

    • At least 5+ years professional experience in the treasury function of a global company, with a wide scope in tasks and responsibilities, including currency exposure management, cash and liquidity management, financial risk management (incl. credit and insurance risk management), competitive analysis, financial analysis and management reporting.

    • Strong interest in and understanding of different business models, able to support, drive and solve specific business problems and issues.

    • In-depth knowledge of financial products and markets, including funding and capital structures, derivatives (Foreign Exchange and Commodities), export and trade finance instruments and project financing.

    • Experience in export credit agency finance, and track record in executed deals within Southern Africa

    • Knowledge in short term finance, using private risk insurance tools and bank non recourse discounting programs

    • Advanced aptitude and drive in problem solving, including the ability to logically structure an appropriate analytical framework.

    • Good to have Strong, negotiation and presentation skills.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence both internally and externally.


    • Retirement plan

    • Medical insurance

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ABB on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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