Head of Finance - Group Retail in Gauteng - Initiate International

Initiate International

Initiate International was formed in 2007 with the desire to offer a new and dynamic style of recruitment. Our mission is simple: to deliver the highest standards of service through a consultative approach. We take the time to find out what you are looking for in your next career move or in your next recruitment requirement. We understand how important culture fit is, and make it one of our primary targets to match the person to the culture of a company, not just the job spec. Rapidly establishing ourselves as a recruitment partner of choice, we now work with some of the leading organisations in the world across Finance, Marketing & Communications, Information Technology and Foreign Language recruitment and Property. We offer not only a personal and professional approach, but a meticulous and detailed screening service to help you, as a recruiting manager focus on your key deliverables and to ensure you chose from the best talent available. Our consultants are all specialists within their fields, and as such have detailed knowledge of the specific industry they recruit in. They cannot only help guide you as a recruitment manager through the recruitment process, advising you from their advanced experience in their individual sectors, but they can also help you as a skilled job seeker find your next challenging position within your chosen career path. If you are searching for a key and vital employee, or looking for your next career step, contact us today to arrange a face to face meeting to discuss how we may be able to help. Recruiter from sector Human Resources

    About this job ad 21 August


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • A multinational banking and financial services company have a great job opportunity for a Head of Finance to join their team in Johannesburg. You will lead the Finance function for Retail Bank & Retail Products, establishing a strong performance framework and helping the business head to define and execute strategy
    Your key job responsibilities as the Head of Finance in Johannesburg will include:
    - Be a trusted advisor to the Group Retail Bank head and the Retail Bank CFO to drive improved financial performance as well as appropriate level of challenge
    - Work closely with Business Head on all financial, strategic, capital & accounting aspects of product development as well as managing the pool of investments for new/modified products
    - Provide timely & accurate financial information / MIS to enable strategic decision making
    - Provide guidance, coordination and support during forecasting, budgeting and monthly flash/reporting cycles for Retail Bank segment and products in co-operation with business heads and Regional / Group finance functions
    - Drive Business cost ownership within Retail Banking & provide oversight on strategic and tactical cost management plans/support and governance over Retail's key project investments
    - Provide guidance, strategic planning and advisory support to Business on Transfer pricing management to ensure optimisation Retail Bank Balance Sheet and Revenue
    - Risk management
    - Team Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
    - Ensure appropriate Finance representation in all projects when required
    Requirements for this Head of Finance job in Johannesburg:
    - A Chartered Accountant or MBA (Finance) holder with several years’ practical experience in management reporting for banks
    - Experienced in Retail banking products, booking models, accounting treatments
    - Sound understanding of international accounting standards requirements, business analysis techniques, risk management methodologies, project management techniques
    - A high degree of integrity and ability to challenge the views and actions of others in a constructive manner 
    If you meet the above requirements for this Head of Finance job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to ******************************* If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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Ad summary

  • Head of Finance - Group Retail in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Initiate International
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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