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Senior Financial Manager: Headcount Management



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  9 Jul 2024
Reference:  134681

Requisition Details & Talent Acquisition Contact


Location: Sandton

Closing date: 12 July 2024



Career Stream


Leadership Pipeline

Manage Others


Senior Financial Manager: Headcount Management

Job Purpose

To add value and enable business decisions through effective human resources analysis and reporting across a range of business areas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain high standards of analysis and reporting within defined time frames by scheduling and coordinating activities and identifying appropriate resources to perform these activities.
  • Meet deadlines and targets through prioritising effectively, planning and communicating.
  • Understand and meet stakeholders requirements through ongoing engagement.
  • Develop and maintain complex spreadsheets while validating data integrity and accuracy.
  • Challenge model builds through peer review participation and ensuring best practice.
  • Interpret and manipulate data using a deep understanding of Microsoft Excel features and functions such as pivot tables, V-lookups, SUMIFS and VBA macros.
  • Using advanced Excel knowledge to build and modify spreadsheets to automate the processing of large quantities of data in terms of data entry, analysis and reporting.
  • Consolidate financial reports and make value added recommendations by using information from various sources.
  • Ensure accurate financial results by reviewing reconciliations and following up on unreconciled items.
  • Ensure accurate and timeous budgets are submitted and reviewed by ensuring that they align with key economic indicators and group strategic initiatives.
  • Minimize manager reviewing time by performing comprehensive self review of deliverables.
  • Provide meaningful recommendations, explanations and highlights of concerns or anomalies by analysing and interrogating financial information.
  • Assist in the achievement of group collaboration initiatives by identifying opportunities to create beneficial partnerships and synergies.
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank.
  • Manage defined risks in the finance function and risk categories at targeted levels by adhering to internal and external guidelines/policies/ procedures/business rules/ compliance and governance requirements.
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy).
  • Contribute to intellectual capital development by providing continuous motivation, mentoring, coaching and on the job skills training.
  • Ensure all personal development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe.
  • Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Professional Qualifications/Honour’s Degree

Minimum Experience Level

  • 5 years in financial management preferably in the financial services industry and 2 years managing others.

Preferred Qualification

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Post graduate degree in Mathematics

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Remuneration policies and principles
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Quantitative skills
  • Data analysis
  • Research methodology
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Business Acumen
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Industry trends
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge


Preference will be given to candidates from the underrepresented groups

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566 


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