• Financial Manager II South Africa
  • FirstRand in South Africa, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Hello Future Finance Manager II

Welcome to FNB, the home of the #changeables. We design for the shapeshifters and deliver products and services that make us incredibly proud of people that make it happen.

As part of our Dynamic Decisioning talent team, you will be surrounded by unique talents, diverse minds, and an adaptable environment that lives up to the promise of staying curious. Now's the time to imagine your potential in a team where experts come together and ignite effective change.

Are you someone who can:
• Define, develop and maintain policies, procedures, standards and frameworks to efficiently manage practice and provide thought leadership.
• Define and implement internal and external financial reporting processes and documentation requirements for both individual entities and groups according to professional financial accounting and reporting standards.
• Analyse, plan and manage costs (including product pricing or supply chain analysis) to support implementation of... business strategies.
• Translate business strategy into financial targets and tactical plans, and support execution.
• Interpret and make effective management decisions using benchmarking, trends, and other planning and forecasting methods; develop and implement improvements to the planning processes.
• Establish and ensure effective and consistent modelling, planning and forecasting processes across business unit(s) and identify and implement best practices in these processes.
• Benchmark business performance internally and externally; deliver benchmark management information to specific needs to allow decision-making that pushes performance boundaries.
• Design and implement a control framework to ensure the integrity of operations, financial and accounting practices.
• Anticipate and apply and policies/procedures to manage and control both financial and non-financial risks to which the business unit(s) might be exposed.
• Assistance with monthly VAT reconciliation and quarterly tax packs.
• Manage end to end finance projects involving a segment, business unit, function or country/region from strategy articulation through to systems / programme design and implementation.
• Manage and monitor risk to ensure that all processes fall within the risk and audit guidelines. Investigate and implement measures to correct audit findings.
• Apply and monitor governance to ensure that all processes and documentation on model rules and assumptions are aligned with technical committee and costing steerco guidance and methodologies.
• Manage the preparation and assessment of tax returns and issues; provide advice, particularly around technical tax issues that are non-routine and/or complex and interpret and evaluate the implications of new tax legislation and of existing legislation to new business situations.
• Re-imagining costing models to benefit and promote the adoption of platform across Retail, Commercial, Broader Africa and even external users.
• Construction of notional income statements that articulate the benefit of running on the platform.
• Identification and tracking of key business KPI's for each of the different teams and for the overall business.
• Play the role of a business partner and collaborating with different teams across the group to ensure financial requirements are met.
• Prepare bespoke monthly reporting which will assist in highlighting areas of focus that enhance decision making. Includes preparation of Exco, Manco and Opsco reporting packs.
• Responsible for preparation and tracking of business cases.
• Analyse incoming charges monthly and ensure accuracy and validity.
• Oversee monthly reconciliation processes.
• Manage the yearly budget and rolling forecast process.
• Assist with the month end process & review thereof - includes statutory and compliance processes.
• Review and sign-off work of staff.
• Provide support to the Finance Head and stand-in where necessary
• Evaluate processes within all these teams in order to streamline them.
• Implement internal controls, policies & procedures.
• Assisting junior staff to implement processes and how to "work smarter"
• Assist with any ad-hoc projects (finance or business) that may be assigned from time to time

You will be an ideal candidate if you have:
• Preferred Qualification: CA SA
• Experience leading a team
• Advanced experience in Powerpoint and Excel
• SQL & PowerBI knowledge (advantageous)
• Financial & Value Management
• Strong analytical and technical mind-set
• Business partnering and senior stakeholder management.
• Work with large sets of data
• Innovative & able to apply "fresh" thinking

You will have access to:
• Opportunities to network and collaborate.
• Challenging working enviroment
• Opportunities to innovate.

We can be a match if you are:
• Curious & courageous - you're driven by always wanting to know more and learn more and you're brave enough to
• Obsessed with mastery - you know what it takes to become good at what you do and are constantly pushing yourself to do it.

Are you interested to take the step? We look forward to engaging with you further. Apply now!

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