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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond.
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    Specialist Underwriter

    Job Summary

    • To provide specialist advice and support in area of specialisation guarding against risk, in alignment with related scheme and policy conditions.

    Job Description

    • Administrative and operations support: Provide specialist underwriting support and advice against standard operating procedures 
    • Ad Hoc duties: Provide support to customers and team as required on an ongoing basis 
    • Compliance and Risk Management: Fulfil all activities in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards 
    • Administration: Effectively fulfil all required administrative duties, including tracking and reporting

    Education

    • Higher Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 29th, March 2022

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    Senior Business Partner Alternative channels

    Job Summary

    • To provide advice and support in finance performance practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist expertise.
    • To provide financial leadership and support to the business.
    • Provide guidance from a financial perspective to the business around the developing and measurement of businesses strategic goals.
    • Drive operational understanding of the financial impact of decisions made. 
    • Drive the businesses financial objectives by providing accurate value-added financial management information and analysis

    Job Description

    Key Accountabilities

    Accountability: Financial Leadership and Support to business 40%

    • Provide direction to the business executive committee (exco) based on analytical review of the Business Performance and an understanding of key business drivers
    • Provide clear direction to the exco on what the business requirements and imperatives are by translating current business performance into actionable business objectives aimed and driving and improving performance.
    • Participate as an active member of the Executive Committee of the business
    • Translate Cluster strategy into meaningful operational targets for the business unit under management. Ensure that the focus areas are disseminated to all levels in the business unit
    • Represent the business at a Product Cluster Level and negotiate and secure the budget and plans for the business unit and together with the Business ME take accountability to ensure the delivery on the promised business results.
    • Negotiate with the various stakeholders on the targets set and drive the overall achievement of performance objectives in the business unit through the performance management function within the required business parameters.
    • Drive change proactively aimed at continuous improvement in all areas of the business.
    • Understand the requirements and mechanics of Economic / Regulatory Capital and Risk Weighted Assets as required by Basel III for Credit and Operational Risk. Support the business with the determination of the optimal usage of capital working within the constraints laid down by the Balance Sheet Management Committee
    • Understand the requirements of Value Based management and help the business implement the principles and measurement capabilities

    Accountability: People Management 10%

    • Develop internal capability through the recruitment and development of a capable team who will ensure the necessary resources are in place to achieve business strategy and objectives.
    • Together with the HRBP for the business unit implement the people management strategy for the area with a focus on talent management, development, resourcing and retention
    • Embed formal Performance Development and informal coaching in the Team
    • Motivate team and implement measures in place to recognise their direct reports
    • Motivate team members through coaching and mentoring them to perform optimally around the vision and values, create a sense of urgency and excitement around the business and ensure that they strive to deliver optimally

    Accountability: Risk Management 10%

    • Act as sponsor for the area’s Risk Management Control Framework and manage and ensure compliance of the relevant policies
    • Implement areas identified in the review of audit issue/findings logs and ensure adequate attention is given to closure within the agreed timelines by the accountable incumbent within the team.
    • Complete required compliance and SOX attestations and ensure that impacted team members complete their attestations
    • Review and approve Control Risk Assessments (RCA's) prepared in the function.
    • Complete attestations to testify to the adequacy of controls on request within specific area
    • Implement Key Risk Scenarios. Actively work with other managers to ensure the risk in the BU is minimised the amount of economic capital that has to be set aside for operational risk.

    Accountability: Financial management and Business Partnering 30%

    • Working with business unit heads define the cost centre structures and rollup/ consolidation to effectively manage the businesses performance
    • Work with business unit heads to determine their performance reporting (financial and non-financial) needs and agree deliverables on an annual basis
    • Define and instruct team on the formatting of management reports and contract with system developers and data providers to develop the reports
    • Ensure "one version of the truth" for all reporting and that management reporting reconciles/agrees to reports produced within other areas of the business
    • Review the variance analyses for the different business units as prepared by the team and discuss major variances, on the cost and income sides, with business unit heads to gain and understanding of the reasons
    • Review quality of and provide input into the Cluster Exco pack (as compiled by the Cluster CFO) with a focus on the variances, reasons for variances and overall business performance of the cluster.
    • Review transfer pricing arrangements in place for group functions charging to the cluster and recharges from the cluster to other business areas. On a monthly basis review reports to ensure that the charges processed are accurate and address concerns directly with the finance teams from other areas
    • Lead investigations into cost saving initiatives and make comprehensive recommendations to the business unit ME.
    • On request from project/change teams, provide input and support during the development of business case financials for new projects or initiatives

    Accountability: Financial forecasting 10%

    • Working with the business unit team and participate in the forecasting and scenario planning processes by providing a view on the financial impact on the cluster of changing internal financial strategies
    • Advise business unit decision makers on the process and requirements during the MTP (Medium Term Planning), STP (Short-term/budget planning) and RAF (Revised Annual Forecast) cycles. Ensure that their commitment and thorough input is obtained for these activities and support them with translating strategy into financial objectives on request
    • Manage and review the consolidated financial plans generated by MTP, STP and RAF prepared by the team and quality check the consolidations prior to recommending approval to the Cluster CFO.

    Role / Person Specification

    Education and Experience Required

    • NQF Level 7: Honours/Masters Degree
    • CA(SA) or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification
    • At least 5 years general management experience in a banking finance environment
    • At least 3 years experience in successful performance management
    • At least 3 years experience as a proactive change agent
    • Experience in a Leadership role
    • Exposure to dealing with Key stakeholders & Senior Management

    Knowledge & Skills: 

    • Banking regulation (Expert)
    • Writing & reporting (Advanced)
    • Presentation skills (Advanced)
    • Understanding of systems used (Advanced)
    • Understanding of relevant legislation (Advanced)
    • Understanding of corporate controls and checks (Advanced)
    • Knowledge of business continuity and contingency (Advanced)
    • Computer literacy (Advanced)
    • Excellent organisational skills (Advanced)
    • Excellent communication skills (Advanced)
    • Relationship management and networking (Advanced)
    • Strong performance management and coaching skills (Advanced)
    • Ability to think creatively (Advanced)
    • Ability to react positively under pressure (Advanced)
    • Good understanding of the policies and strategies (Advanced)
    • Understanding of Banking operating structures (Advanced)
    • Change management (Advanced)

    Competencies: 

    • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
    • Deciding and initiating action
    • Adapting and responding to change Planning
    • Learning and researching

    Analysing

    • Planning and organising
    • Relating and networking
    • Leading and supervising

    Financial & Performance Reporting:

    • Prepare financial and performance reports, both management and adhoc, by coordinating the execution of the day to day and general accounting functions in order to enable decision making.
    • Present monthly reports by ensuring the completeness, accuracy and relevance of the information to be presented to enable Group Finance Management Team to make informed decisions.
    • Prepare, sign off and discuss the short term plan (STP), medium term plan(MTP) and rolling forecast(RAF) and budgets with the relevant stakeholders to enable consolidation into Finance forecast and budget.
    • Work with the team to consolidate the financial plans generated by MTP, STP and RAF and sense check the consolidations prior to recommending 2 approval by the Head of Group Finance 
    • Advisory Support: Provide advice and support to management on financial risks that might have an impact on profitability by discussing at regular intervals all financial related matters 
    • Financial Control and Compliance: Sign off on the quarterly supplementary schedules and attestation to Group Finance prepared by the relevant staff in the prescribed format.
    • Maintain appropriate internal controls in line with Absa group policy by reviewing regularly all variance reports and other reports where applicable.
    • Interact with the Internal and External Audit team and provide necessary information as and when required
    • Ensure cost centre Managers comply with all regulations and policies when reflecting the financial position of the business 

    Stakeholder Management:

    • Communicate financial policies, procedures, standards and guidelines to the Senior Business Manager and Group Finance Management Team.
    • Support projects by developing the financial component of the business case that is created by the management team to actively track and change benefits and costs of the project. Provide strong support to the operational team by having regular meetings with to share financial performance. 

    Executive Administration:

    • Prepare the key themes, presentations and reviews for the Senior Business Manager and assist with detailed content when required.
    • Ensure that presentations are packaged to reflect the business unit's brand and the Senior Business Manager’s preferred style.
    • Screen requests for meetings or events to be attended by the Senior Business Manager and determine which ones would be appropriate for personal attendance and which ones should be delegated to other managers in the business unit. Sign off proposals, quotes, invoices etc. based on the mandate delegated by the Senior Business Manager.

    Education

    • Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Financial Sciences (Required)

    Closng Date: 1st, April 2022

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    Relationship Executive Commercial Growth

    Job Summary

    Optimise the profit and economic value of a portfolio of clients with high growth potential and practice banking requirements by focusing on:

    • Generating revenue by sourcing new clients and proactively managing the account to maximize profitability by identifying clients who are professionals who run/own their own practices or who are part of a practice consortium
    • origination efforts for up-selling to existing client base; and
    • pro-active efforts to solution a designated number of clients
    • ensure that the RB CVP is delivered effectively consistently
    • ensure that the RB strategy around customers and value is delivered effectively

    Job Description

    Accountability: Drive Financial Targets

    • Maintain primary ownership of a portfolio of RB client accounts, differentiated by the level of complexity of the client base across Retail Banking, Business Banking (BB) and Private Banking (PB)
    • Ensure the long- term sustainability of the portfolio by establishing relationships with new clients and solution-based upselling to existing clients.
    • Ensure an in-depth understanding of client needs, banking products and solutions on offer, in order to provide clients and their family with the best possible solutions.
    • Achieve new business and up-selling sales targets by pro-actively driving cross functional teams (including but not limited to Segment and Product specialists) to find client-centric solutions which must be formalised in strategic proposals and presented to clients in accordance to the distinct Client Value Proposition (CVP) for Accounts.
    • Track and monitor the financial performance of the portfolio by utilising the Sales Force and other associated sales tools
    • Operate and position RB in a dynamic and highly competitive market place by interacting with all relevant stakeholders driving key initiatives to secure client retention and growth.
    • Achieve sales targets relevant to the strategic initiatives and drivers of the Accounts portfolio.

    Accountability: Relationship and Service Management

    • Ensure that there is a deep understanding of the Retail Banking, BB and PB CVPs, and how they interplay with each other to drive income and deep customer relationships fully anchored in RB
    • Pro-actively build and maintain sustainable client relationships that enable us to position RB as the clients preferred financial services provider to their Retail Banking, BB and PB needs
    • Ensure that there is optimal cross sell ratios across the portfolio – spanning across Retail Banking, BB and PB as well as product and segment/sector
    • Actively develop strong advisory client relationships with clients and associated key decision makers, to ensure that clients feel understood and valued
    • Conduct proactive regular client visits in accordance with the client Value Proposition and initiate changes to RB Product by providing input into product development to better service our clients.
    • Prepare holistic, comprehensive, high quality call reports for distribution to all relevant stakeholders and Credit Analyst to shorten the lead- time of credit applications.
    • Make use of middle- and back-office support networks to ensure effective on-boarding and complete end-to-end service delivery.
    • Take ownership of ALL client complaints that originate from the portfolio, and ensure that there is full accountability to the client for the full client experience across RB
    • Take full accountability for service delivery by setting the rules of engagement for the cross- functional team, which includes Sales support teams, Credit teams, Sales fulfilment teams, as well as Product & Segment teams.
    • Stay abreast of new industry/sector developments to enable RB to position itself optimally in the market

    Accountability: Protecting our assets through appropriate portfolio management of risk

    • Ensure that there is a holistic understanding of the overall risk associated with the clients portfolio, including but not limited to operational risk, credit risk, and business risk requirements, so as to ensure a seamless customer experience
    • Ensure that clients expectations are managed in line with the Banks risk requirements, specifically with respect to onboarding
    • Co -Manage high risk clients’ accounts in collaboration with Credit Risk Operations
    • Ensure that ALL client reviews are done timeously and in line with the necessary standard that allows for proactive identification and management of risk and opportunity.
    • Develop high quality credit client solutions which are both practical and appropriate (i.e. lending structures) for clients by influencing credit with knowledge on the client’s requirements as well as business and industry related knowledge

    Accountability: Stakeholder management

    • Effectively manage all stakeholders in the Client Experience value chain to ensure that we deliver the client CVP seamlessly to the client on an ongoing basis.
    • Co-operate and work effectively with all support functions to enable us to meet the customers’ expectations.
    • Create an environment conducive to the full team operating optimally in serving the customer
    • Develop supportive relationships with colleagues and create a sense of team spirit.
    • Accountability: Self Development & Team development
    • Keep updated on developments that are relevant for all markets/environments served
    • Maintain CPD accreditations in line with FAIS requirements
    • Continuously upskill and transfer knowledge in the team to maximise revenue and profitability.

    Education and Experience Required

    • B-degree in commerce/marketing/ finance (NQF level 7)
    • 5-8 years of sales and financial experience in a commercial banking environment.
    • At least five (5) years experience and knowledge in the dynamics of the market place and industries (global, regional and local)
    • At least five (5) years experience in driving business and solution across divisional silos (e.g. segment, credit, product) and product silos’ and access wide set of products (e.g. FX, Trade Finance) At least five (5) years experience in evaluating and understanding complex company financials and other economic trends.
    • In-depth understanding of credit solutions - Internal networking / credibility
    • At least five (5) years experience in structuring a good complex credit solution and guiding the credit process with the required parties

    Knowledge & Skills: 

    • Understand macroeconomic factors in the market
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to organize and priorities workloads
    • Solutioning and negotiations skills
    • Quality focused and high standards of control
    • Communications and influence
    • A good understanding of credit & securities

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 6th, April 2022

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    Banker: Enterprise (FAIS) -Thabazimbi

    Job Summary

    • Provide superior, seamless customer experience and offering suitable solutions to meet client needs. Utilise technology and leverage the virtual omni-channel environment, to deliver service in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Perform banking duties and oversee the financial activities for business and individual customers.

    Job Description

    • Income Growth and Financial Targets: Ensure a deep understanding of client's working capital cycle and business needs to provide appropriate solutions. Drive achievement of targets as per individual scorecard.
    • Customer Focus: Proactively drive acquisition and cross-sell initiatives through re-engagement processes. Ensure service and complaints resolution are within acceptable service level agreements.
    • Compliance and Risk Management: Fulfil all activities in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards.
    • Collaboration: Constantly seek to improve ways of working by challenging the status quo and supporting an empowering climate within the team, sharing knowledge, experience, best practice and providing constructive feedback as required.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 1st, April 2022

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    Banker: Enterprise (FAIS) - Lephalale

    Job Summary

    • Provide superior, seamless customer experience and offering suitable solutions to meet client needs. Utilise technology and leverage the virtual omni-channel environment, to deliver service in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Perform banking duties and oversee the financial activities for business and individual customers.

    Job Description

    • Income Growth and Financial Targets: Ensure a deep understanding of client's working capital cycle and business needs to provide appropriate solutions. Drive achievement of targets as per individual scorecard.
    • Customer Focus: Proactively drive acquisition and cross-sell initiatives through re-engagement processes. Ensure service and complaints resolution are within acceptable service level agreements.
    • Compliance and Risk Management: Fulfil all activities in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards.
    • Collaboration: Constantly seek to improve ways of working by challenging the status quo and supporting an empowering climate within the team, sharing knowledge, experience, best practice and providing constructive feedback as required.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 1st, April 2022

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    Enterprise Banker- Tzaneen

    Job Summary

    Provide superior, seamless customer experience and offering suitable solutions to meet client needs. Utilise technology and leverage the virtual omni-channel environment, to deliver service in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Perform banking duties and oversee the financial activities for business and individual customers.

    Job Description

    • Income Growth and Financial Targets: Ensure a deep understanding of client's working capital cycle and business needs to provide appropriate solutions. Drive achievement of targets as per individual scorecard.   
    • Customer Focus: Proactively drive acquisition and cross-sell initiatives through re-engagement processes. Ensure service and complaints resolution are within acceptable service level agreements. 
    • Compliance and Risk Management: Fulfil all activities in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards.  
    • Collaboration: Constantly seek to improve ways of working by challenging the status quo and supporting an empowering climate within the team, sharing knowledge, experience, best practice and providing constructive feedback as required.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 1st, April 2022

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    Head Stockbroking and Portfolio Management

    Job Summary

    Apply multiple functions in a Business area with a defined strategy. Influence horizontal adaptation.

    Job Description

    • Accountable for formulating and executing Stockbroking and Portfolio Manager (SPM) business strategy and driving sustainable growth through inspirational leadership. Responsible for client acquisition, retention, share of wallet optimisation, driving growth in market share, enterprise development. Accountable for developing and exploiting business opportunities to optimize business profitability and customer satisfaction for the Non-Banking Financial Services (NBFS) business.

    Accountability:  Formulate and execute business strategy for the BU

    •  Formulate and execute SPM strategy into specific performance objectives in line with NBFS and Relationship Bank strategy.
    •  Assume ownership (sponsorship) on behalf of SPM for the execution and delivery of assigned strategic objectives defined as part of the BU strategy
    • Drive the translation and execution of the BU strategy through PD objectives by contracting deliverables with the team, ensuring the top down filtering of these objectives
    •  Accountable for achieving consistent and profitable revenue growth with the implementation of the strategic objectives
    •  Ensure that approval and buy-in is obtained for the overall approach prior to execution by means of presentations and personal interactions to ensure effective change management
    • Manage the implementation of the BU plans in order to determine the return on investment (ROI) of the strategy and objectives by stringent analysis of the sales and business performance of the BU
    • Contribute to the development of the budget (Short-term Plan), 18 month forecast (MTP) and RAF (Revised Annual Forecast) by providing input on the business plan and conducting sensibility checks on the financials
    • Facilitate the formulation and management of BU operational plans via planning sessions with stakeholders including banking and product partners.
    • Represent the BU at the NBFS Exco to provide feedback on BU performance and future strategies to increase sales drive.
    • Monitor and address BU performance by reviewing relevant MI and removing barriers to achieve targets.
    • Review capacity and growth of deployed resources in order to identify where resources should be reallocated, developing a short, medium and long term deployment plan for the province to ensure sustainability of the business

    Serve as the Key Risk owner for BU ensuring the:

    • Identification, reporting and management of risks emerging within the business
    • Management of remediation actions to address business risks
    • Representation on the ERC and other risk based forums
    • Engagement with the risk community to monitor and address focus areas as they emerge

    Accountability:  Business Performance

    • Compile, co-ordinate and take overall responsibility of Stockbrokers’ financial budgeting, financial and control and reporting
    • Develop and maintain Stockbrokers’ financial plan and budget portfolio, incorporating the NBFS business strategy.
    • Distribute and manage the allocation of budget to the various teams (Cost centres) with associated financial control.
    • Monitor that financial targets and plans are communicated, monitored and ultimately met ensuring that a monthly report is generate and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
    • Monitor that financial targets and plans are communicated, monitored and ultimately met by ensuring that a monthly report is generated and communicated to relevant stakeholders. 
    • Identify and manage cost drivers in order to improve cost-to-income ratios. 
    • Manage the compilation and delivery of timely & accurate financial information in terms of monthly variance, quarterly reports and adhoc requests. 
    • Facilitate that accurate and timeous delivery of annual financial statements is done as per the required standards

    Accountability: Compliance and Risk management

    • Monitor all business risk activities (including business assurance and operational risk management) within the operating environment through obtaining feedback and providing guidance for tactical plans to ensure compliance to Group standards. 
    • Provide guidance and ensure alignment between Operational Risk, Compliance and Legal.
    • Evaluate deteriorating risk metrics on an ongoing basis in order to provide support & guidance on corrective measures. 
    • Review open and overdue audit and management assurance action items and agree with the respective business resources to take ownership for closure and issue assurance for selected findings 

    Actively review the Detailed Risk and Control Assessments (DRACA's) that have been 

    • Monitor all business risk activities (including business assurance and operational risk management) within the operating environment through obtaining feedback and providing guidance for tactical plans to ensure compliance to Group standards. 
    • Ensure that the Wealth Management Manco and staff have sufficient and up-to-date information. 
    • Promote a culture that reflects the organisation’s values, encourages performance and rewards delivery. 
    • Develop future leadership within the organisation. 
    • Promotes talent attraction and retention throughout the organisation. 
    • Grow business leaders in the function through mentoring activities to build a pipeline of future senior leaders in the Group. 
    • Perform all other duties as reasonably assigned. 

    Accountability:  Customer Retention 

    • Engage regularly with the customer experience capability to gain insights and understanding into service related issues, trends, performance and resulting actions.
    • Work with managers to resolve all escalations of client queries and/or complaints within the agreed turnaround times 
    • Facilitate collaboration between managers to share information on common gaps and quality issues in service delivery. 
    • Monitor volumes and nature of complaints/queries received to ensure that customer service standards are upheld at a high level.
    • Work with managers to develop corrective actions for recurring issues and request in-depth investigations take place 
    • Liaise closely with the product support teams to monitor turnaround times, support agreements, issue management and performance overview in accordance with agreed service level agreements and product interlocks. 

    Education

    • Bachelors Degree and Professional Qualifications: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Closng Date: 30th, March 2022

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    Senior Tax Consultant- International Tax

    Job Summary

    To lead the delivery of International Tax advice, management of tax risk and identification of tax opportunities in relation to initiatives or projects within Absa Group Limited, Absa Bank Limited, Absa Regional Offices, as prioritised and allocated by the CIB Head of Tax.

    Job Description

    Key Accountabilities 

    Accountability:  Tax advice and project support

    • Develop relationships with key stakeholders in the relevant areas, e.g. project leads, Corporate Development, colleagues in other key infrastructure areas (Finance, Legal, Compliance, etc). Communicate risks and opportunities to those stakeholders
    • Deliver advice to the relevant project or business area:
    • Reactively (but suitably early in the process) in relation to business initiatives presented for review; and
    • Proactively in relation to potential opportunities for tax efficiencies, identifying and mitigating tax risk, and explaining and managing of changes in tax law

    Manage tax risk by:

    • liaising with the relevant process/control owners to ensure that controls and processes regarding tax are documented, understood and effectively implemented
    • interacting with the tax lead for the relevant business area (subject to confidentiality restrictions on certain projects) to ensure all relevant facts are taken into account
    • quantifying risks and communicating to management the impact of the risk and recommended mitigating actions. Ensure that plans are in place and funded to mitigate the risks and that this is embedded as a routine process/control
    • Record analysis and conclusions clearly, including references to supporting work papers (and their location) and the basis on which assumptions were made. Where appropriate, and in discussion with the CIB Head of Tax, obtain opinions and advice from external specialists to support
    • Ensure conclusions of external/internal tax advice are delivered to:
    • the Forecasting, Reporting and Compliance team within Tax to enable effective financial reporting of tax effects and correct filings in tax returns and payments are made; and
    • the tax lead for the relevant business area (subject to confidentiality restrictions on certain projects) so that they have an overview of all tax matters and can communicate to business management regarding all tax issues within their area
    • Liaising with external auditors at an early stage to agree financial statement position in relation to the tax analysis of all material projects and initiatives
    • Provide proactive training to key stakeholders and colleagues (within or without Tax) to explain tax opportunities and risks, raise awareness of how Tax can help and when Tax should be engaged, and to forge stronger links

    Accountability: People Management

    • In certain cases, supervise other team members in the performance of the above objectives
    • Where acting as line manager, develop a high performing team by embedding formal performance development and career development plans and coaching
    • Motivate team members and ensure that their efforts are recognised
    • Encourage and partake in frequent knowledge sharing between team members
    • Determine development needs for the team and support team members in addressing these, including ensuring that identified requirements are completed
    • Assist with the interviewing and recruitment of new members to the team
    • Approve team leave requests and ensure adequate coverage during periods of absence
    • Monitor workload and ensure that it is kept to a sustainable level. Report excessive workload to the Head of Tax and create plans to address, including ensuring work amongst the team is evenly balanced
    • Participate in the creation and implementation of actions in response to staff surveys or other identified areas of improvement

    Role / Person Specification

    Education and Experience Required

    • B Com Honours Degree or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification
    • Three years’ experience within the Financial Services Industry specifically in a financial department
    • Five to Ten years International Tax experience
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

    Preferred Requirements

    • CA (SA) qualification/ BCOM Accounting

    Knowledge & Skills: 

    • Analytical and problem solving skills
    • Leadership skills
    • General and tax accounting knowledge
    • Numerical and communication skills

    Competencies:  

    • Deciding, initiating and concluding action
    • Learning and researching
    • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
    • Relating and networking
    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Persuading and influencing
    • Creating and innovating

    Education

    • Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Taxation (Required)

    Closng Date: 30th, April 2022

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    Business Partner Finance

    Job Description

    • Review and present monthly financials and variance commentary at Divisional Manco meetings and where required support the Senior Finance Business Partners with presentation to EXCO Meetings.
    • Compile and present Financials to the relevant business owners on a monthly basis including financial actuals against forecasted trends
    • Participate in business initiatives or Group and Cluster financial initiatives on behalf of the business unit where required and ensure deliverables and frameworks are effectively implemented in own area of responsibility. (e.g. financial transfers between business units, group financial projects and business unit level financial drives and programmes).

    Accountability: Financial management and Business Partnering:

    • Monitor financial trends and identify gaps, motivate requests and new ways of work to the Senior Business Partner.
    • Obtain a thorough understanding of the business unit’s strategy and explain it to team members in such a way that they understand the contribution they have to make.
    • Provide financial reporting, advise and guidance to line managers and business owners on new initiatives, current budget management practices and trends in expenditure in their areas of accountability.
    • Explain targets and take accountability for the monitoring and achievement of own and team performance objectives in the department in terms of return on investments, financial risk, financial planning and governance.
    • Conduct basic statistical analysis to track performance variances and determine the root causes of errors. Make recommendations for productivity or process enhancements to process owners
    • Populate balanced scorecards for the specific department on a monthly basis. Work with the team to address shortcomings during the next month. Escalate any major issues identified to the next level manager
    • Address any process failures specific to the department under management
    • Budget accuracy and completion for dashboards
    • Prepare financial reconciliations to GL, submitted on a monthly basis.
    • Ensure that processes, control requirements and risk management frameworks that have been designed for the area are understood by all members of the team and that these are adhered to on a monthly basis.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Financial Sciences (Required)

    Closng Date: 1st, April 2022

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