johannesburgbanking-financial-services/finance-accounting2024-01-312024-03-31financial-servicesStellenbosch, Western CapeWestern CapeZARobert Waltershttps://www.robertwaltersafrica.comhttps://www.robertwaltersafrica.com/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.pngtrue
An agile finance and technology company, which focuses on offering bespoke lending solutions in developing markets, seeks to hire a Treasury Specialist for their vibrant team in Stellenbosch.
As a pivotal member of the Group Finance Team within this thriving, contemporary and tech-savvy business, the primary objective of this position will be to take full ownership and responsibility for the execution of all treasury operations across the group.
The Treasury Specialist is responsible for establishing and enhancing the treasury risk management process, including the development of necessary systems. Additionally, in this role you will oversee the execution of treasury strategy and operations, while mitigating risks related to liquidity management and foreign currency exposure.
This position necessitates strong financial acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit, excellent analytical skills and a deep enthusiasm for African business endeavours.
Key qualifications and experience required for the Treasury Specialist:
Post Graduate Degree in relevant subject matter (i.e., Finance, Commerce, Law etc.)
5+ years’ experience in Corporate Treasury
Proven track record of working with Risk Management, Liquidity, Cash Forecasting and Foreign Currency
Passionate about Africa business and a readiness to operate within the context of developing nations
Key duties of the Treasury Specialist:
Manage cash and liquidity effectively by creating funding plans and forecasting cash flow accurately
Mitigate liquidity risks by overseeing and governing liquidity-related activities and adhering to established limits
Execute transactions related to cash, foreign exchange, and interest rates
Initiate and develop operational improvements and system developments to streamline treasury activities, which includes automation, standardisation, and simplification
Provide reports to both internal (exco's, board) and external (covenant reporting, credit info packs for lenders) stakeholders
Stay up-to-date with market regulations and market events
Align treasury strategy with business strategy
Key personal skills:
Effective communicator, technically competent and analytical
Must want to add value, positively impact the business and get stuck in
Humble, an adventurous spirit and a willingness to travel occasionally
If you are a dynamic and results-driven finance professional with a “go-getter” attitude, looking for a big opportunity in emerging markets and the chance to make this role your own, we encourage you to get in touch for a discussion about this position.
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