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Senior Finance Specialist

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A leader in the banking industry is seeking to employ a Senior Finance Specialist to provide technical oversight on complex financial activities through consulting, advicing and guiding the stakeholders. To educate stakeholders on appropriate application of tools, techniques, policies and approaches to financial management, control, analysis and planning.


  • To provide accurate, reliable and timeous financial input to enable effective decision making through proactive engagement with stakeholders
  • Provide guidance and advice by gathering, analysing, producing and sharing up to date information on financial activities with the relevant stakeholders
  • Be a centre of excellence in reviewing the annual to be published financial information for the business through proactive engagement with stakeholders
  • Oversee financial analysis to evaluate organizational and managerial financial performance
  • Maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders through regular stakeholder meetings and feedback sessions
  • Provide insights with regards to financial analysis, application of policies, standards and future standards by engaging with stakeholder
  • Understand stakeholders' needs in order to provide value added and timeous technical advice and service through ongoing consultation
  • Build trusting and collaborative professional relationships within own department through open communication
  • Ensure accurate and compliant reporting by implementing and ensuring adherence to the necessary processes and procedures
  • Increase awareness and compliance through communication and training to business on changes, processes, policies and standards e.g. IFRS etc.
  • Ensure data integrity by providing advice on system changes
  • Identify possible risk areas through compliance tracking
  • Evaluate financial statements and ensures regulatory compliance through stakeholder engagements
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers
  • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed, experience practiced and certifications obtained
  • Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the business Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Research and make recommendations for corporate citizenship initiatives in area of influence
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy



Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

  • CA(SA)

Essential Certifications

  • Relevant professional bodies (SAICA, CISA, IRMSA, EISA, SAIFM)

Preferred Certifications


Minimum Experience Level

  • 7 - 10 years’ experience in the finance environment with at least 5 years in senior roles

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office Product
  • Business writing
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • cluster business principles
  • Business Acumen
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Communication Strategies
  • Banking knowledge
  • Data analysis
  • Banking procedures
  • Decision-making process
  • Research methodology
  • Governance, risk and controls
  • Principles of financial management

Behavioural Competencies

  • Earning Trust
  • Initiating Action
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Influencing
  • Service Excellence

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

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Market Related


Banking/Finance And Investment

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Cost To Company

Affirmative Action


Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North