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Senior Financial Officer (Contract)

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Our client, a leading financial services provider, is seeking a Senior Financial Officer with a BCom Honours in finance. The successful incumbent will be responsible for generating, analysing and reporting reliable, meaningful financial and non-financial information to support the requirements and decision making of the business, in line with the company’s strategy.


  • Forecast and predict monthly flash report towards end of every month by analysing trends and cost drivers
  • Generate and compare flash results performance to various budget figures and measure growth against previous periods by performing a variance analysis
  • Provide formal commentary and interpretation on financial information to stakeholders through variance analysis
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports by gathering information from various sources and analyse and interpret the data
  • Align reporting information to business changes by verifying and updating structural changes
  • Forecast annual staff costs and head count management through staff run rate report
  • Manage the cost of footprint roll-out by monitoring and reporting actual spend against budget
  • Conduct (plan, implement, monitor and adjust) financial planning process which includes annual budget, 3-year plans and quarterly forecasts by looking at trends, initiatives, distribution and cost driver
  • Prepare financial, non-financial and ad-hoc reports to various stakeholders on monthly basis by gathering information from various sources and analyse and interpret the data
  • Train and upskill new and existing stakeholders on financial management through one on one meetings and training sessions
  • Provide advice to stakeholders on profitability by extracting information from various sources, interpreting and track on monthly basis
  • Align the Region's strategy to the company’s strategy through business planning and stakeholder engagement                                                        
  • Prepare and present the monthly Opcom pack to the Regional Manco and Exco Team for Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Train and upskill new and existing line managers on financial management through one on one meetings and training sessions
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the company’s culture building initiatives by engaging in staff surveys etc.
  • Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes, systems and policies and support implementation of new processes, policies and systems


  • Matric plus BCom Degree
  • BCom Honours in Finance (Accounting, Auditing, Tax etc)
  • Microsoft Office - Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel - Advanced
  • Microsoft Powerpoint - Advanced
  • Cluster specific operational knowledge -Intermediate
  • Administrative procedures and systems (e.g., managing files and records) -Intermediate
  • Data analysis -Advanced

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful

Position Type

Contract < 6 months

Work Level



Market Related


Banking/Finance And Investment

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Cost To Company

Affirmative Action


Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North