Standard Bank Group is Africa's largest bank by assets. The Group delivers banking and related financial services that help strengthen Africa's connections to key international markets and in turn enhance those markets' connections to Africa. The Bank's representation spans 20 African nations and 11 countries outside of Africa including the key global financial centres.
The Group's 49,000 employees around the world deliver a complete range of services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. As a pioneer of emerging markets, where Africa is our 'home market'; Standard Bank is ideally placed to realise true value for our clients in economies with high growth potential.
Our Corporate & Investment Banking business attracts passionate professionals drawn to an environment that is fast-paced and dynamic, where talent is recognised and rewarded. We are hardworking, ambitious professionals who focus on achieving outstanding results, within a supportive and enthusiastic culture. Our continuing success relies on solid teamwork - effective collaboration between all of our people around the world. Consequently, we have built a reputation for innovating and developing local markets through informed insights, which lead to client focused products.... 'Africa is our home, we drive her growth'.
Authentic interactions are core to our relationships with clients, employees, shareholders and other stakeholders. It is supported by over 150 years of service and is the foundation of our culture driving the way we make decisions. Our capabilities and differentiators uniquely position us to fulfil our purpose and vision which is:
"To be the leading financial services organisation in, for and across Africa; delivering exceptional client experiences and superior value"
To provide full financial management services to various areas in the bank, through engagement and the leading of teams. Develop and implement processes, systems and controls in the finance area.
Adhere to sound financial principles in addition to implementing and challenging sound financial principles for the various areas.
Assume responsibility for finance work streams within various project committees and ensure all finance impacts have been considered & implemented within deadlines.
Interpret and analyses the impact of business activities on total costs and take proactive action as required.
Approve all relevant financial reports.
Deliver on ad hoc requests from group finance and business in a timeous manner.
Implement, manage and review commentary for all monthly financial reporting.
Establish, maintain and challenge key financial controls over the monitoring and reporting of trial balance.
Complete and/or review analytical investigations on a continuous basis as well as ad hoc projects.
Continuous adherence to all existing policies and procedures and sharing these across the area to promote standardisation and best practice and adherence to existing policies.
Ensure preparation and review of management accounts in a timely manner to all relevant stakeholders.
Implement and co-ordinate all aspects relating to the annual budgeting, revised estimates, forecasts and actuals processes.
Provide relevant reports and insights on all financial management activities
Assume accountability for all management information packs produced and circulated to your relevant stakeholders and including the interpretation thereof.
Build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders at varying levels of responsibility to achieve business objectives.
Support the business teams in creating a finance partnership.
Obtain an understanding of the business environment and processes which are being supported in order to add value and to participate in the appropriate decision making to occur.
Enforce the Group guidelines and policies around financial management and financial control.
Ensure that all risk issues are managed properly and incidents are reported timeously with all relevant stakeholders.
Partner and comply with relevant risk and compliance regulatory frameworks for all finance activities.
Drive, deliver and monitor the Balance Sheet Substantiation process for Standard International
ACA qualified or equivalent
Previous experience within the a finance division , specifically dealing with legal entity related accounting matters and with experience of similar technical challenges